Anorak News | Somali Pirates’ Stimulus Package Nets $100million

Somali Pirates’ Stimulus Package Nets $100million

by | 29th, December 2009

IN Somalia, the local stimulus package is helping the pirate collective do pretty, pretty, pretty good:

We have been given the ransom money, checked it, counted it and shared it among ourselves,” said the self-proclaimed pirate, who gave his name as Ahmed Afweyne.

Somali pirates have been paid more than $100 million in ransom over the last two years.

See the British Navy? It could pay for itself, and then some…

Posted: 29th, December 2009 | In: Money Comment | TrackBack | Permalink