(Pictures) US Embassy's Security Group Firm Pays $7.5M Fine Over Brothel Party in Kabul
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(Pictures) US Embassy's Security Group Firm Pays $7.5M Fine Over Brothel Party in Kabul

Kabul : Afghanistan | Jul 08, 2011 at 8:42 PM PDT
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(Check It Out! Photos!) ArmorGroup North America Inc (AGNA) an American private firm providing security at the US embassy in Afghanistan has paid $7.5million fine to settle and resolve the allegations regarding their 38 guards who are visited and partying in Kabul's brothels.

According to the Justice Department in their press release: "The settlement resolves US claims that in 2007 and 2008, AGNA guards violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) by visiting brothels in Kabul, and that AGNA's management knew about the guards' activities."

It was James Gordon the AGNA's former Director of Operations who whistle blow and filed the lawsuit against the said firm. Mr. Gordon had been awarded $1.35 million of the settlement proceeds.

Images credit: ABCNEWS.COM. See Pics!!!

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ArmorGroup North America Inc paid the sum to 'resolve allegations' its guards engaged in sexual hazing and visited brothels in Kabul
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  • ArmorGroup North America Inc paid the sum to 'resolve allegations' its guards engaged in sexual hazing and visited brothels in Kabul

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  • The State Department said ArmorGroup's management knew about the guards' conduct

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  • The company is accused of misrepresenting the work experience of 38 guards at the embassy

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  • A guard claims employees were pressured to participate and perform sexual acts to gain promotions

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  • A video of one wild night in Kabul appears to show guards drinking around a bonfire

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  • ArmorGroup lost its contract with the U.S. government following a series of federal investigations in 2009 over similar allegations

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