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Burkina Faso Man Charged With Fraud Over Mosquito Nets

U.S. prosecutors have charged a Burkina Faso man with fraud for his alleged role in a $12 million scheme to acquire and distribute faulty mosquito nets in his home country. Prosecutors in New York state said Friday that Malamine Ouedraogo had defrauded the U.S. Agency for International Development, along with the Swiss-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. According to the indictment, Ouedraogo promised to use funds from the two organizations in 2010 to buy more...

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