Chevron Ecuador: Hypocrisy By The Numbers

January 13, 2015 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

In September 2013, Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa announced with great fanfare a new campaign against Chevron, dubbed “The Dirty Hand of Chevron”. According to Ecuador’s political leaders, the crusade against the company was necessary because Chevron had engaged in a multimillion-dollar “worldwide campaign to discredit Ecuador and its democratic institutions.” Foreign Secretary Ricardo Patino spared no hyperbole when speaking at …

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2014: A Very Bad Year for Fraud

December 17, 2014 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

2014 was a critical year in the undoing of the fraudulent case against Chevron in Ecuador. The year saw a momentous verdict in the RICO case against Steven Donziger and his allies, the withdrawal of a leading law firm, a continued intimidation campaign by Donziger and his team and evidence of phony PR campaigns funded by the government of Ecuador. Read more>>

 

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Under Pressure: How Steven Donziger uses pressure, intimidation and humiliation to silence his critics

October 31, 2014 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

In outtakes from the movie Crude, Steven Donziger, the U.S. lawyer behind the lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador, was caught on tape saying: “The only language, I believe this judge is gonna understand is one of pressure, intimidation and humiliation.” It is evident that Donziger and his team have extended these tactics to include anyone who dissents or seeks to reveal the truth about his fraudulent, extortion scheme against Chevron. Read more>>

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Amicus briefs filed by business leaders, scholars, human rights experts and legal experts in support of Chevron

October 9, 2014 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

On October 8, a broad and diverse collection of organizations and legal experts filed Amicus briefs in support of Chevron’s arguments in the Chevron vs. Donziger appeal.  The Amici included a leading women’s rights legal organization, a group of human rights experts, one of the authors of the original RICO act, Latin American legal scholars, business groups and the Washington …

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Smear, Inc: After Years of Smearing Chevron, Donziger and Team Take Aim at Judges and Journalists

September 29, 2014 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

For over two decades Steven Donziger and co-conspirators have operated a smear campaign against Chevron – and anyone who would not do their bidding – in an attempt to pressure the company into a settlement. Despite being found to have committed bribery, extortion, obstruction of justice and witness tampering in March, in what U.S. Federal District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan called “egregious fraud” against Chevron, Mr. Donziger and his allies have expanded their smear campaign to include judges and journalists. Read more>>

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Ecuador Pays Celebs Big Bucks to Endorse Their Fraudulent Cause

September 22, 2014 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

Ecuador has been eager to improve its image lately. From international condemnation for cracking down on a free press to criticisms over human rights and rule of law, the country could use a good PR firm. Rather than addressing those pressing issues, however, Ecuador hired Brooklyn-based MCSquared for $6.4 million to stage anti-Chevron stunts, including paying celebrities to endorse their fraudulent campaign against the company.
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