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FBI: Iraq-Niger papers part of scheme

Says forgeries committed for profit

By Bryan Bender and Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / November 5, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- A set of forged documents outlining an alleged Iraqi deal to buy nuclear materials from an African country -- a claim that famously wound up in President Bush's State of the Union speech in 2003 -- was probably ''part of a criminal scheme for financial gain," the FBI said yesterday. (Full article: 943 words)

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