TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Curious Connections by a VOIP Firm (NY Post)

Curious Connections by a VOIP Firm (NY Post)

Danny Burstein (
Thu, 3 Mar 2005 02:54:13 -0500

"Former NBA superstar Julius Erving is among nearly a dozen
headliners, many from the top shelf of Washington politics in the
1990s, who are connected to an odd and little-noticed Wall Street
stock deal two weeks ago, The Post has learned.

"During the Bush-Kerry presidential race last autumn, Fusion
Telecommunications Inc. was linked by The Wall Street Journal to
Democratic Party influence peddling in Haiti, but a review of past and
present officials at the company shows a more bipartisan balance....


"Others connected to the money-losing 54-employee company, which
purports to offer 'voice over internet' telephone service in the Third
World, include President John F. Kennedy's nephew, and former
Massachusetts congressman, Joseph Kennedy II, as well as the elder
Bush's one-time budget director Joseph R. Wright Jr ...

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