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Confessions of a Fraud

In May 2010, the Southern District of New York (SDNY) ordered the release of outtakes from the movie Crude. In the more than 500 hours of outtakes, Steven Donziger, the lead American lawyer behind the lawsuit, and his team, including Amazon Watch, were caught, making candid remarks about pressuring, intimidating, and humiliating Judges in Ecuador to get them to rule in their favor. They even go as far as to discuss the possibility of a judge being killed if he ruled in favor of Texaco. Here are some of the outtakes Steven Donziger and his team don’t want you to see.



#Factsmatter: An international arbitration panel found ‘no cogent evidence’ supporting #Ecuador’s claim that #Texaco failed to comply with terms of remediation in #Amazon.
The @WSJ sums this case up nicely, “[Steven Donziger] and his team fabricated evidence, promised $500,000 to an #Ecuadorean judge to rule in their favor, ghostwrote much of the final verdict and took other actions that ‘perverted’ the course of #justice. Mr. Donziger disputes the…
Shameless. Disbarred and convicted of criminal contempt of court for bribing an Ecuadorian judge in an attempted extortion scheme, @SDonziger is nonetheless accepting invitations to speak at #climate rallies. Read more about this adjudicated racketeer:
Sworn testimony: While Texaco met its environmental obligations in the Amazon, #Ecuador’s national oil company did “absolutely nothing” to address its own remediation in the area. #FactsMatter:
DENIED: @SCOTUS rejects hearing case of Steven Donziger, who bribed Ecuadorian judge in failed effort to bilk Chevron for billions of dollars.