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Underlying story behind Glock legal fee fight would make a terrific novel
| Oct. 17, 2011
| R. Robin McDonald
Posted on 10/18/2011 11:47:42 AM PDT by Stayfree
More than $3 million in disputed legal bills are at the heart of the racketeering indictment of an attorney who spearheaded an international investigation for firearms maker Glock Inc.
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KEYWORDS: ewert; glock
James R. Harper III was hired by the international firearms company in 2000 after a high-ranking Glock executive arranged the failed assassination of Gaston Glock, the inventor of the pistol that bears his name. Glock survived the 1999 assassination attempt in Luxembourg, fending off his attacker not with one of his famous pistols but his fists. The disputed legal bills were for the cost of tracing and reclaiming at least $80 million in corporate funds that trusted Glock confidante Charles Marie Joseph Ewert of Luxembourg, who was behind the assassination attempt, had misappropriated.
posted on 10/18/2011 11:47:47 AM PDT
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