Pirate Washes Ashore with $153,000

Monday, January 12, 2009

According to a Jan. 11 report from Associated Press, the body of a Somali pirate who drowned just after receiving a huge ransom washed onshore with $153,000 in cash as the spokesman for another group of pirates promised to soon free a Ukrainian arms ship. Five pirates drowned Jan. 9 when their small boat capsized after they received a reported $3m ransom for releasing a Saudi oil tanker.

(Source: Associated Press)

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