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Re: Sniper letterhead

Posted by ESC on June 23, 2005

In Reply to: Sniper letterhead posted by Abe on June 23, 2005

: "I don't want sniper letterhead." Attributed to Jack Abrimoff. Completely meaningless to me. (Quoted in Slate with only the comment "Prose doesn't get more economical than this." )

washingtonpost.com
Panel Says Abramoff Laundered Tribal Funds
McCain Cites Possible Fraud by Lobbyist

By Susan Schmidt and James V. Grimaldi
Washington Post Staff Writers
Thursday, June 23, 2005; A01

Lobbyist Jack Abramoff used money from a Mississippi tribal client to set up bogus Christian anti-gambling groups and to fund pet projects including gear for a "sniper school" in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to documents released yesterday by Senate investigators.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/22/AR2005062200921_pf.html

Part of the above story was cut off. The rest of the story from Bloomburg.com

.One e-mail released by the committee today details costs for equipment needed by the sniper workshops. Abramoff's friend once suggested that he could write a letter with the workshop's logo as an ``educational entity'' when Abramoff was trying to figure out how to match the payments with the foundation's mission, McCain said, citing Abramoff's secretary.

``No, don't do that,'' Abramoff replied in the e-mail. ``I don't want sniper letterhead.''

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=a9s0nfJm4uZA&refer=top_world_news