Who is Erik Prince and the Prince Group?
- Anonymous10 months agoFavorite Answer
Erik Prince is the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. A former Navy Seal, he is best known as the founder and CEO of the mercenary company Blackwater. After being founded in the 1990s, Blackwater became the best known, and most infamous, private military contractor in the world due to its involvement in the Iraq War. Blackwater troops were involved in several dubious incidents including several where they murdered civilians. Because of stuff like this the Blackwater name has become synonymous with evil mercenaries carrying out immoral and illegal deeds. The company has sinced tried to rebrand several times in order to escape it's bad reputation. It's currently known as Academi.
The Prince Group is a company founded by Erik Prince's father, with investments in various businesses.
- meredithLv 510 months ago
He is the brother of the lady whose name escapes me that's over the education board.
- Anonymous10 months ago
He's a Dick Cheney wannabe. He's Betsy DeVos' brother.