Another outlaw Koch brother

William Koch was the source of this crime:

A former executive of a number of Koch subsidiaries is suing William Koch over allegations that he was lured to a secluded area where he was held against his will and interrogated.

Kirby Martensen, the former executive, has filed the suit in federal court in San Francisco.

Martensen was the vice president of Oxbow Carbon & Minerals International, two companies owned and controlled by William Koch. Martenson claims that an anonymous letter accused him of mismanaging and stealing from the two companies he was vice president of. After the letter was sent, Oxbow 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,” the Huffington Post reports.

Martensen was subsequently held captive and interrogated

Kudos are in order

Portrait of Glenn Greenwald -creator of Unclai...Glenn Greenwald and deserve our admiration for reporting on a vicious man [Frank VanderSloot (hagiography can about the man can be found here)] and the company he leads (Melaleuca), “…a pyramid selling organization, built along the lines of Herbalife and Amway,” according to We should express our admiration for Greenwald and Salon because VanderSloot and his company promote politically and socially reactionary policies as well as defend their capacity to do so by harassing their critics with frivolous and potentially expensive lawsuits. By critically reporting about VanderSloot and Melaleuca, the nature of Melaleuca’s business, VanderSloot’s politics and these frivolous lawsuits, Greenwald and Salon publicly threw down the gauntlet, daring VanderSloot to bring a lawsuit against him and

VanderSloot is a Mormon, an anti-gay activist and the national finance co-chair of Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. Accordingly, Romney ought to be pestered with questions about VanderSloot’s politics and dubious legal tactics until he gives a sensible defense of them. Is this the kind of man Romney wants on his side? The voters ought to know the answer to this question.

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