Blackwater

John Ashcroft
9:48 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Former Mo. Gov. Ashcroft joins company once known as Blackwater

Former U.S. Attorney General and Mo. Governor John Ashcroft.
(via Flickr/Pablo Manriquez)

Former U.S. Attorney General and Missouri Governor John Ashcroft is joining the security firm once known as Blackwater.

Investment group USTC Holdings, LLC, said Wednesday that Ashcroft is serving as an independent director for Moyock, N.C.-based Xe Services.

The director positions were created in December when USTC purchased Xe. The private company became famous as Blackwater, which provided guards and services to the U.S. government in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

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