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Topic # 118993 16-May-2013 11:25
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From the US DOJ files:

Federal law enforcement officers with the FBI and IRS-Criminal Investigation arrested three men at their homes this morning on charges they stole approximately $6.7 million from an investor, in part by claiming special access to shares in the social media company Facebook Inc., prior to the company’s initial public offering, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

So who is the New Zealand investor who wired US$6.7 million to buy Facebook?

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Weinstein, Eliyahu Et Al. Complaint 5.14.13

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  Reply # 820547 16-May-2013 11:32
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sbiddle with his BiddleCorp funds ?

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  Reply # 820549 16-May-2013 11:35
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xpd: sbiddle with his BiddleCorp funds ?

I know Steve is always on the lookout for a new toy but not quite sure FB would class as a "toy" :-)

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  Reply # 820569 16-May-2013 12:09
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Anyone find anything out about who this was?

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  Reply # 836657 14-Jun-2013 08:42
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Invester is referred to as G.C so it must be Gymp.Com

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  Reply # 836669 14-Jun-2013 08:55
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Ask Peter Dunne, he'll know!

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  Reply # 836674 14-Jun-2013 09:10
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Interesting that the money was coming from a Cayman Islands account thou, I wonder if NZ IRD might want to talk to investor GC about the extend of his international assets and earnings?.......

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  Reply # 836675 14-Jun-2013 09:15
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gehenna: Ask Peter Dunne, he'll know!

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