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Iraqi-American Pleads Guilty in Oil-for-Food Probe

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Iraqi-American Pleads Guilty in Oil-for-Food Probe

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Iraqi-American Pleads Guilty in Oil-for-Food Probe

Iraqi-American Pleads Guilty in Oil-for-Food Probe

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Attorney General John Ashcroft announces the first criminal charges resulting from investigations into the troubled United Nations oil-for-food program. Samir Vincent, an Iraqi-born American citizen, pleaded guilty to acting as an unregistered agent of Saddam Hussein during the time the oil-for-food program was being created.