Latest Incident Turns Attention to Blackwater's Past Last month's shooting incident in Baghdad involving employees of Blackwater USA has spurred interest in other incidents involving the private security contractor. Employee Andrew Moonen was accused of killing a bodyguard assigned to an Iraqi vice president. He was fired but has not been prosecuted for the killing.
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Latest Incident Turns Attention to Blackwater's Past

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Latest Incident Turns Attention to Blackwater's Past

Latest Incident Turns Attention to Blackwater's Past

Latest Incident Turns Attention to Blackwater's Past

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Last month's shooting incident in Baghdad involving employees of Blackwater USA has spurred interest in other incidents involving the private security contractor.

Andrew Moonen, the employee accused of killing a bodyguard assigned to an Iraqi vice president, was fired almost immediately after the Christmas Eve shooting. He also was fined for what the company called "an alcohol-related incident." He returned to the United States and has not been prosecuted for the killing.