Kurdish TV presenter embroiled in Peshmerga corruption case


November 12, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

ERBIL, Iraq – A Kurdish TV presenter has been revealed to be embroiled in a corruption case.

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It was revealed that she receives an illegal salary as a Major in the Kurdish Peshmerga militia rather than a news presenter. 

The Iraqi Committee working with Kurdish Member of Parliament’s to remove fake employees from the budget has discovered many people receiving salaries as Peshmerga fighters that they are not entitled to. 

There are a total of 430,000+ people registered for Peshmerga salaries, despite it being estimated that the Peshmerga have 250,000 members.

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