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Bloomberg Businessweek – Chevron Sues an Online Poker Magnate Who Backed Plaintiffs in Pollution Case

To sustain a two-decade legal and publicity campaign against Chevron (CVX) over oil pollution in Ecuador, plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Donziger has relied on all manner of creative financing. He has sold slices of the case to individual investors and to hedge funds. Now one of those investors, an American transplant in Gibraltar who made a fortune in the online gambling business, may be sorry he ever heard about the Amazonian contamination case. Read more >>

To sustain a two-decade legal and publicity campaign against Chevron (CVX) over oil pollution in Ecuador, plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Donziger has relied on all manner of creative financing. He has sold slices of the case to individual investors and to hedge funds. Now one of those investors, an American transplant in Gibraltar who made a fortune in the online gambling business, may be sorry he ever heard about the Amazonian contamination case. <a href="http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-03-18/chevron-sues-an-online-poker-magnate-who-backed-plaintiffs-in-pollution-case" target="_blank">Read more >></a>

To sustain a two-decade legal and publicity campaign against Chevron (CVX) over oil pollution in Ecuador, plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Donziger has relied on all manner of creative financing. He has sold slices of the case to individual investors and to hedge funds. Now one of those investors, an American transplant in Gibraltar who made a fortune in the online gambling business, may be sorry he ever heard about the Amazonian contamination case. Read more >>

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