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U.N. cuts back on investigating fraud

AJ Contributor

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations has cut back sharply on investigations into corruption and fraud within its ranks, shelving cases involving the possible theft or misuse of millions of dollars, an Associated Press review has found.

At least five major cases in Afghanistan, Iraq and Africa are among the inquiries halted as the U.N. scaled back on self-policing over the past year.

Full story: U.N. cuts back on investigating fraud – United Nations- msnbc.com.