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pointsoflight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-06-04 12:44 PM
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30. To be fair, I think you mischaracterize his statements...
Edited on Mon Dec-06-04 12:52 PM by pointsoflight
First off, he doesn't say it's a "rumored check." He basically says that he now believes the check was a forgery and was given to him as a clue about the money trail.

Second, he didn't use "extremely certain language that he had a direct link," as you say. Here are the direct quotes about the check from previous reports.

Article 1:
"According to informed sources in Washington and Houston, the Bush campaign spent some $29 million to pay polling place operatives around the country to rig the election for Bush. The operatives were posing as Homeland Security and FBI agents but were actually technicians familiar with Diebold, Sequoia, ES&S, Triad, Unilect, and Danaher Controls voting machines. These technicians reportedly hacked the systems to skew the results in favor of Bush."

Article 2:
"This reporter has obtained a copy of a bank check for $29,600,000 that was allegedly sent to cover the cost of the Texas-based vote rigging operation. The check is dated October 22, 2004, and was made payable to "Five Star Investment Ltd.," a trust said to have long connections to Saudi-funded operations in Texas and around the world. The payer is identified as "Equity Financial Trust," a Houston-based "brass plate" and post office box entity tied to offshore Cook Islands "folding tent" accounts used to hide away profits amassed by the former Enron as well as Saudi financiers."

Article 3:
"Kevin Russell, a Nassau, Bahamas-based attorney representing Five Star Investments, Ltd., which maintains an office in Nassau and is the corporate entity that received a bank check for $29.6 million that was allegedly associated with paying vote rigging technicians, claims the check has not yet been cleared for payment."
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