TITLE

THE IRS TAKES ON SADDAM'S KIN

AUTHOR(S)
Zagorin, Adam
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Time;7/7/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on an investigation of Barzan Tikriti, the half brother of Saddam Hussein, by the United States Internal Revenue Service. Claim of Barzan that he resisted the Saddam regime; Details of Barzan's interrogation by Scott Schneider after his capture near Baghdad airport; Discussion of a letter Barzan wrote to Saddam in the 1990s in which Barzan talks about funds and ways for hiding the money; Background on Barzan and his management of Saddam's assets and overseas portfolio; How U.S. investigators used the letter to establish a base line of credibility for Barzan; Concern that Saddam's money will be used by terrorists or those resisting American occupation of Iraq.
ACCESSION #
10124294

 

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