"The State Department confirmed to Danger Room on Monday that the firm was Blue Mountain, a British company that provides “close protection; maritime security; surveillance and investigative services; and high risk static guarding and asset protection,” according to its website. Blue Mountain says it has “recently operated in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, the Caribbean and across Europe” and has worked in Libya for several months since last year’s war.
A representative for Blue Mountain, reached at its U.K. offices Monday, said no one was available to comment."
Another of the many reasons why you can't trust mercs. A man who is paid for his loyalty can be bought by anyone.
That this was part of a bigger intel op is pretty damn clear. I hope we get more details that illuminate who was running it and why... - Wes