Court Gives Kim DotCom Gets $60k a Month to Live On
A justice of the New Zealand High Court has granted Kim DotCom $60,000. a month to live on while awaiting the outcome of the U.S. extradition request.
In a decision released today, the court said a $20,000 monthly living allowance would come from the interest paid on the $10 million Dotcom has invested in NZ government bonds. The remaining $40,000 will be paid in monthly installments from a $301,000 bank account he has had returned to him.
One of his two 2011 Mercedes was also ordered returned. (He had a 2011 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, with the license plate "POLICE” and a 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63.)
No ruling yet on whether the procedurally defective restraining order will result in him getting all seized property back.
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