British millionaire sold fake Iraq war bomb detectors
One more example of why we should stop trusting military suppliers to tell us what’s safe. With even MORE direct evidence of soldiers being harmed (since foreign civilians seem to go unnoticed), will the public finally step up and demand accountability from our leaders? What will it take to get the public off their butts and on the phones with their representatives? Or better yet, when will more citizens start actively protesting government offices for an end to irresponsible military spending?
This photo shows an Iraqi soldier with an ADE 651. If there is a bomb in that car, then that device won’t detect it.
After Tony Blair spending British taxpayers’ money on searching paranormally for non-existent “weapons of mass destruction” in Iraq … after non-scientific conmen landing top “scientific” bureaucratic jobs in the government of Israel and of New Zealand … now this.
From Popular Science:
How A Millionaire Sold Fake Bomb Detectors To Governments All Over The World
The British businessman’s fraud likely killed many soldiers who relied on the bogus devices to detect explosives.
Posted 04.24.2013 at 4:23 pm
It turns out someone can make millions in defense technology without any skill, innovation, or relevant expertise. Instead, as businessman James McCormick found out, it just takes some snakeoil, salesmanship, hubris, a couple bribes, and a lack of scruples. A London court found…
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