The Government's lawyers have been ordered to explain how the
FBI left the country with evidence in the Kim Dotcom case
meant to be kept in "secure custody'' by New Zealand police.
Kim Dotcom's head of security told his boss that John Banks
asked for a political donation and said he would be a "very
good friend'' once he was back in Parliament, according to an
The decision this week of Local Government Minister David
Carter to request advice from officials on funding rules for
local body elections is welcome.
Phone records covering the month in which Act New Zealand
leader John Banks visited internet tycoon Kim Dotcom are
being withheld for police inspection.
Labour says Prime Minister John Key should stand Act Party
leader John Banks down from his ministerial portfolios while
allegations that he didn't properly disclose donations from
Kim Dotcom are investigated.
Act New Zealand leader John Banks asked for a $50,000
political donation to be split into two parts so it could be
made anonymously, says Kim Dotcom and one other witness.
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom is going back to court in a bid
for access to the internet.
Megaupload millionaire Kim Dotcom and his family have been
granted a $60,000 a month living allowance.
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom's cash, cars and property were
seized using a court order which should never have been
Kim Dotcom was described as a billionaire and threatened to
withdraw his application to live in New Zealand unless
immigration officials met his deadline, according to
documents released yesterday.
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