Frans van Anraat
| Frans van Anraat |
Den Helder, Netherlands
Frans Cornelis Adrianus van Anraat (born August 9, 1942 in Den Helder) is a Dutch businessman. He sold raw materials for the production of chemical weapons to Iraq during the reign of Saddam Hussein. In December 2005 a court in The Hague convicted him of complicity in war crimes for his role in selling chemical weapons to Saddam Hussein's government and given a 15-year sentence. In 2007 the appeal court sentenced Van Anraat to seventeen years in prison.
Van Anraat is the only Dutchman ever to appear on the FBI's most wanted list.
- Killing of Iraq Kurds 'genocide' BBC News, 23 December 2005
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