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Overstock’s ex-CEO loves crypto, calls Warren Buffett his ‘rabbi,’ clashed with Mark Cuban, and dated a Russian spy. Here are 5 wild facts about Patrick Byrne.

Overstock.com founder and boss Patrick Byrne resigned from the online retailer this month, stating he was “already too controversial to serve as CEO.” Byrne’s colourful past includes seeking advice from his “Omaha rabbi” Warren Buffett, clashing with Mark Cuban, and describing Steve Cohen and Michael Milken as “Sith Lords” and […]
Overstock’s ex-CEO loves crypto, calls Warren Buffett his ‘rabbi,’ clashed with Mark Cuban, and dated a Russian spy. Here are 5 wild facts about Patrick Byrne.
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Indicted Russian national Maria Butina once reportedly tried to quiz a left-leaning civil rights group about its cyber vulnerabilities

Maria Butina, the Russian gun rights activist charged with being a Russian agent, reportedly tried to interview a left-leaning civil rights group in 2017 about its cyber vulnerabilities. Russia mounted an elaborate campaign to interfere in the 2016 US election that involved, among other things, hacking into the Democratic National […]
Indicted Russian national Maria Butina once reportedly tried to quiz a left-leaning civil rights group about its cyber vulnerabilities
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An NRA-linked Russian national was arrested and charged with spying

Maria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist with deep ties to the National Rifle Association, was arrested on espionage charges. Butina is accused of working as a Russian agent at the direction of a high-ranking Russian government official – believed to be fellow gun-right activist Alexander Torshin. An affidavit submitted along […]
An NRA-linked Russian national was arrested and charged with spying