Blackwater founder moves to Abu Dhabi

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    WASHINGTON — Erik Prince, whose company, Blackwater Worldwide, is for sale and whose former top managers are facing criminal charges, has left the United States and moved to Abu Dhabi, according to court documents.

    Mr. Prince, a former member of the Navy Seals and an heir to a Michigan auto parts fortune, left the country after a series of civil lawsuits, criminal charges and Congressional investigations singled out Blackwater or its former executives and other personnel. His company, now called Xe Services, has collected hundreds of millions of dollars from the United States government since 2001.

    Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates, which has no extradition treaty with the United States.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/18/world/18blackwater.html
     
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    And Halliburton has also moved its corporate headquarters to Dubai.
     
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    why would I go there
     
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