Tuesday, October 29, 2013
NAT GEO Under Investigation for Bribery
Reports have surfaced that US Government investigators are looking into whether National Geographic's business relationships with former Egyptian Antiquities Pharaoh Zahi Hawass violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. CPO first raised questions about this business relationship back in 2011. In CPO's opinion there needs to be far more scrutiny of such relationships between foreign cultural bureaucrats and US archaeologists and their related organizations. As it is, there is virtually none at this time.
Posted by Cultural Property Observer at 11:22 AM
Labels: Archaeologists, Egypt, National Geographic, Zahi Hawass
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Do you consider NAT GEO an archaeological organization?
It's certainly one of the things they do. They have sponsored digs since the beginning, Perhaps, its an archaeological organization plus....
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