Somalia: Britons jailed and fined over £2m piracy ransom

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June 19, 2011
Guardian [UK]    
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"Three Britons accused of smuggling more than £2m into Somalia to secure the release of two hijacked ships have been jailed for between 10 and 15 years and fined thousands of pounds. Matthew Brown, a pilot, and Andrew Oaks and Alex James from Nairobi-based security firm Salama Fikira, were among six foreigners arrested after landing in two unmarked planes at Mogadishu airport last month." (06/19/11)

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