The founder of America's leading supplier of body armor to the U.S. military was convicted Tuesday of charges that he ran a $190 million stock scheme.Read the complete article here.
David H. Brooks, founder and former chief executive of DHB Industries Inc., was convicted of 17 counts, including securities fraud and conspiracy. Prosecutors said he used the company treasury for personal luxuries, with more than $6 million in unauthorized expenditures.
Brooks is the poster child for the "for profit" method of war making espoused by the Republican Party of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. The only thing really unusual about David H. Brooks is that he is one Republican that may actually serve time for the crimes he committed.
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