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Government Fails To Bribe Captain Of Wanted Tanker

September 06 2019


Following the release of the Iranian tanker Adrian Daryia 1, formerly the Grace 1, from Gibraltar in August, the U.S. government offered the captain of the vessel a bribe to sail it to a location where it could be seized, reports the BBC News. The offer was made in an email from Brian Hook, the head of the U.S. State Dept.’s Iran Action Group, offering the captain “several million dollars to take the ship somewhere it could be seized by U.S. authorities,” according to the email...

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