ID of Syrian: "Rep. Bob Ney Agrees To Plead Guilty. Ohio GOP Congressman Admits Guilt In Congressional Corruption Probe," Associated Press/CBS News, September 15, 2006:
- "The foreign businessman is Fouad al-Zayat, a Syrian-born partner in FN Aviation of Cyprus, according to two people close to the investigation. These people spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the plea agreement. Al-Zayat is known in Britain as a prominent gambler nicknamed 'The Fat Man'."
Trying to add in conviction, jailtime
I think I clashed w/ somebody adding the new info about Volz. Just wanted to make sure a summary of him going to jail gets in here. He reported this afternoon, March 1.