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Judge dismisses parts of Blackwater lawsuit

Associated Press at AJC  May 20, 2011

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge has tossed out parts of a lawsuit filed by two former employees against the security company formerly known as Blackwater

But the judge decided at a hearing Friday in Virginia to allow other key claims to go to trial next month.

Brad and Melan (Meh-LAWN’) Davis sued in 2008 under a whistleblower law. They allege Blackwater used excessive force and submitted fraudulent bills for its work in Iraq and Afghanistan. Blackwater, now known as Xe (ZEE) Services, denies the allegations.

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May 21, 2011 - Posted by | Afghanistan, Blackwater, Civilian Contractors, Iraq, Private Security Contractor | , , ,

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