Company once called Blackwater sued over new name

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Submitted: Mon, 07/09/2012 - 6:07pm
Updated: Mon, 07/09/2012 - 6:14pm

MOYOCK, NC (AP) — The North Carolina-based company formerly known as Blackwater is facing a legal fight over its most recent name.

The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, VA, reported

Four former Blackwater guards face manslaughter charges in connection with a 2007 shooting in Baghdad that killed 17 Iraqi civilians The company has settled civil lawsuits arising from the shooting.

A spokesman for the security company based in Moyock says Academi is confident in its position.

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