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Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:12 PM

William Koch, Billionaire Koch Brother, Accused Of Imprisoning Executive

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Source: Huffington Post

Billionaire William Koch is facing a lawsuit in federal court from a former top-level employee who claims the energy mogul lured him to a secluded property, where he was imprisoned and interrogated for a period of time, according to a report in Courthouse News.

John Houston Scott, an attorney for Kirby Martenson, a former executive for a number of Koch subsidiaries, confirmed the story to HuffPost, adding that he guessed the case could go to trial in a year.

The case was filed in San Francisco, where the Republican-backing Kochs are not deeply popular.

Martensen alleges that the multiple-day-long incident was set off by an anonymous letter accusing Martensen of mismanaging and stealing from Oxbow Carbon & Minerals International while serving as the company's vice president. That accusation prompted the company's leadership to read Martensen's letters and emails without his knowledge, the suit charges, which led the company to discover that Martensen had deep reservations about the legality of the company's tax avoidance strategies.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/13/william-koch-kirby-martensen_n_1962400.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

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Reply William Koch, Billionaire Koch Brother, Accused Of Imprisoning Executive (Original post)
Galraedia Oct 2012 OP
Fresh_Start Oct 2012 #1
Lucky Luciano Oct 2012 #2
bayareamike Oct 2012 #3
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mother earth Oct 2012 #5
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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:14 PM

1. jail time would be reasonable...being imprisoned for false imprisonment

preferably not in a country club prison

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:16 PM

2. the healine should sayd "kidnpping!" nt

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:19 PM

3. They should change the headline to "Koch Brothers Accused of Imprisoning Americans"

But he should go to prison for false imprisonment.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:27 PM

4. If it is a way to seize all of the Koch's fortune and turned over to the U.S. Treasury

 

and leave the Koch brothers as they really are - koch-roaches.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:39 PM

5. Laws don't apply to the elite wealthy, don't cha know? (Palin wink...) ;)

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:44 PM

6. "not deeply popular..."

Exquisitely understated turn of phrase. I hope this story has some quick, strong legs.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 05:54 PM

7. Criminals do criminal acts.

Here's hoping he can slice a big old bunch of ass from the Koch folk.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 06:02 PM

8. Why isnt this a criminal case? Koch will buy his way out of this. nm

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 06:16 PM

9. Republican Family Sleazeball Slavery - from Willard's Republican Puppetmasters

Is there nothing that Republicans will not stoop to?

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 06:17 PM

10. I think we just won this election.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 06:36 PM

11. Looks like tax avoidance

will be on the menu too. Oh, what a tangled web they weave,...

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 07:21 PM

12. Duplicate - Locking

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