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Pakistan's Sesame Street hits dead end amid fraud charges

Date June 05, 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has cancelled funding for Pakistan's version of the children's television series "Sesame Street," saying on Tuesday it had received credible allegations of fraud and corruption in the production of the popular Muppet program. State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which had contracted with Pakistan's Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop to produce the local version of "Sesame Street," had been notified of the corruption charges through an anti-fraud hotline. ...

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