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NZ Justice: Kim DotCom's search & seizure was Dot -WRONG


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#1 Union_Thug

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:19 PM

Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom's cash, cars and property were seized using a court order which should never have been granted. A judgment from Justice Judith Potter on Friday declared the restraining order "null and void" and having "no legal effect".

The blunder might now lead to the beleaguered internet mogul getting back everything that was stripped away in the surprise dawn raid on his mansion eight weeks ago. Police commissioner Peter Marshall and the Government's legal advisers at the Crown Law Office have admitted making an embarrassing "procedural error" when filing documents to seize Dotcom's property.

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The raid led to Dotcom's Megaupload sites - which carried 4 per cent of internet traffic - being pulled down and $200m in assets seized. A fascinated public watched as officials took a string of luxury cars from the $30 million mansion in North Auckland where Dotcom, wife Mona and their three children lived. The seizure left Dotcom with no finances to mount a legal challenge against claims he had overseen the biggest criminal copyright operation in history.


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Posted 18 March 2012 - 03:45 PM

@ Union_Thug...

Interesting..Berry berry interesting..^^^ :o :lol:


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