Sex trafficking allegations against US military contractor in Iraq

Sallyport Global, a US military contractor is paid hundreds of millions of dollars to secure the Balad air base in Iraq. Documents and interviews of current and former employees, tell of organized schemes to enrich company employees working for the government. In late 2015 a Sallyport employee reported alcohol was being smuggled onto the base aboard planes. Steve Anderson was in charge of flight logistics at the base. Anderson says flight manifests were being falsified, including information on cargo, passenger names and freight. He refused a manager's order to sign off on them. Anderson was later told his job had been filled while he was out on medical leave. The company says it has banned alcohol on the base. Sallyport dispatched Robert Cole and Kristie King to investigate any alleged crimes at the base. They stumbled across a more serious activity. There were accusations of prostitution, of human trafficking, of sex trafficking. Females brought in from other locations in Baghdad that came from other countries.

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