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Brit convicted of selling fake bomb detectors

Perpetrators of deadly attacks in Iraq believed to have passed through checkpoints using fake devices.

Last Modified: 24 Apr 2013 03:07
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A court in London has found a British businessman guilty of fraud for selling fake bomb detectors.

James McCormick made an estimated $76m from sales to countries including Iraq, Georgia and Saudi Arabia.

In October 2010, Baghdad was hit by a series of huge blasts that killed more than 150 people. It is believed the perpetrators of several deadly attacks in Iraq attacks passed through checkpoints that using the fake devices.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Stancl reports.

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