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Probe: Saddam Stole $10 Billion from Food Program

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Probe: Saddam Stole $10 Billion from Food Program

Probe: Saddam Stole $10 Billion from Food Program

Probe: Saddam Stole $10 Billion from Food Program

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U.S. government investigators say Saddam Hussein illegally raked in more than $10 billion while Iraq was under U.N. sanctions. Officials tell members of Congress that Saddam made money by violating the rules of the oil-for-food program, smuggling oil, adding surcharges and collecting kickbacks. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.

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