We're Not Surprised, Except By That Steep Hike in the Price of Flashlights

Abby Zimet

A former aide in the Bush Administration has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing almost $600,000 from a Cuban nonprofit group. Felipe Sixto of Miami netted $579,274 by overcharging for flashlights and radios in a scam worthy of some companies in the news these days. Sixto kept at it even after leaving his job at the Center For a Free Cuba to become associate director for intergovernmental affairs at the Bush White House, where he fit right in. For more go here




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