Harvey Weinstein’s Army of Spies | The New Yorker


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RT : Weinstein’s campaign to silence allegations included hiring undercover ex-Mossad agents to track women & reporters:
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Boies confirmed that his firm contracted with and paid two of the agencies and that investigators from one of them sent him reports, which were then passed on to Weinstein. He said that he did not select the firms or direct the investigators’ work. He also denied that the work regarding the Times story represented a conflict of interest. Boies said that his firm’s involvement with the investigators was a mistake. “We should not have been contracting with and paying investigators that we did not select and direct,” he told me. “At the time, it seemed a reasonable accommodation for a client, but it was not thought through, and that was my mistake. It was a mistake at the time.”
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the firms that Weinstein hired included Kroll, which is one of the world’s largest corporate-intelligence companies, and Black Cube, an enterprise run largely by former officers of Mossad and other Israeli intelligence agencies. Black Cube, which has branches in Tel Aviv, London, and Paris, offers its clients the skills of operatives “highly experienced and trained in Israel’s elite military and governmental intelligence units,” according to its literature.
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RT : From Weinstein’s spies to , story is the same: Super-rich have their own bespoke legal architecture
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You know that crazy friend you have w/ the paranoid conspiracy theories? 2017: the year every one of them comes true
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So much for James Mickens's argument that our threat model is not Mossad.
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RT : Here’s exactly how far powerful men can go to silence sexual assault allegations. Inside Weinstein’s army of spies:
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In the fall of 2016, Harvey Weinstein set out to suppress allegations that he had sexually harassed or assaulted numerous women. He began to hire private security agencies to collect information on the women and the journalists trying to expose the allegations. (bookmarked for offline reading)
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This is why women don't speak up
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RT : Weinstein’s campaign to silence allegations included hiring undercover ex-Mossad agents to track women & reporters:
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In the fall of 2016, Harvey Weinstein set out to suppress allegations that he had sexually harassed or assaulted numerous women. He began to hire private security agencies to collect information on the women and the journalists trying to expose the allegations.
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I try not to drop too many F-bombs on Twitter, but DEAR GOD THIS IS FUCKED UP.
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'According to dozens of pages of documents, and seven people directly involved in the effort, the firms that Weinstein hired included Kroll, which is one of the world’s largest corporate-intelligence companies, and Black Cube, an enterprise run largely by former officers of Mossad and other Israeli intelligence agencies. Black Cube, which has branches in Tel Aviv, London, and Paris, offers its clients the skills of operatives “highly experienced and trained in Israel’s elite military and governmental intelligence units,” according to its literature. -- ... The explicit goal of the investigations, laid out in one contract with Black Cube, signed in July, was to stop the publication of the abuse allegations against Weinstein that eventually emerged in the New York Times and The New Yorker. Over the course of a year, Weinstein had the agencies “target,” or collect information on, dozens of individuals, and compile psychological profiles that sometimes focussed on their personal or sexual histories. Weinstein monitored the progress of the investigations personally. He also enlisted former employees from his film enterprises to join in the effort, collecting names and placing calls that, according to some sources who received them, felt intimidating.' -- That's how they do.
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RT : Weinstein’s campaign to silence allegations included hiring undercover ex-Mossad agents to track women & reporters:
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From Weinstein’s spies to , story is the same: Super-rich have their own bespoke legal architecture
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From Weinstein’s spies to , story is the same: Super-rich have their own bespoke legal architecture
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truly an abuser on so many levels: Harvey Weinstein’s Army of Spies
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RT : Many women I know, myself included, haven't gone public with their experiences - here's an extreme example of why:
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RT : Here’s exactly how far powerful men can go to silence sexual assault allegations. Inside Weinstein’s army of spies:
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All the executive's men.
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11 days ago by josh_robb
Favorite tweet:

Astonishing. And amazing work by @RonanFarrow. https://t.co/HhCjvWklyy

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RT : Fucking hell.
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So, this is all pretty creepy.
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RT : Among other things, this story demonstrates the extraordinary fortitude of the NYT in the face of massive pressure.
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A stunning, must-read story by @RonanFarrow - please read this as soon as you can. https://t.co/jgtJJXjz3x

— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) November 6, 2017

http://twitter.com/QueenfLee/status/927715446626897920RT @yashar: A stunning, must-read story by @RonanFarrow - please read this as soon as you can. https://t.co/jgtJJXjz3x November 06, 2017 at 07:52PM
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Ronan Farrow reports on how Harvey Weinstein, facing allegations of sexual assault and harassment, hired private investigators to track actresses and…
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RT : Weinstein hired ex-spies to monitor his victims and journalists
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I'm sorry I have zero patience for American Media properties in the wake of this Ronan Farrow story:
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