American Families of ISIS Victims Sue Lafarge Over Bribe Payments

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  • The families of several Americans killed or injured by Islamic State and Al-Nusra Front have filed a legal claim against cement maker Lafarge over payments the French company made to extremist groups.
  • Last year Lafarge became the first company in American history convicted of bribing a foreign terrorist organization after it admitted paying the two groups to allow it to keep operating in Syria.
  • The plaintiffs include the family of Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker who was raped and murdered, as well as the families of journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley, who were both beheaded by IS on camera in 2014.  Read More

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