Truth: Sergei Magnitsky was an accountant and never earned a law degree or held a license to practice law in Russia. We know this because the Russian government has said so, and Magnitsky’s mother has said so.
Q. Did you tell them that he was working for you for many years and he was working capa- -- in capacities other than legal?
So he flat-out lied, and continues to lie about Magnitsky being a lawyer, a lie that has been repeated hundreds of times in the media.
Truth. The theft of the companies was reported by a female Browder employee six months before Magnitsky was interrogated.
Truth: He was not. This came out in Browder’s deposition, but he stubbornly refused to admit it even though the defense attorney read the document to him. Browder was convicted and sentenced to nine years for tax fraud.
Q. And on the first page it appearsthat it's dismissed against Mr. Magnitsky, correct?
A. No. “
Truth: A forensic exam proved this was untrue. The seals used to “steal” the companies were duplicates purchased by Browder. This too came out during the deposition.
the fraud, correct?
Q. But you've known for many years that there are -- that there is an analysis that shows the same seals were not used in the fraud. Isn't that true?
A. No. “
Browder has been lying about Magnitsky and the tax fraud for so long that he can’t even admit the truth when it’s staring him in the face.
Truth: No lawyer was beaten. The pictures Browder provided were of a civil rights marcher from 1961 who has been identified.
Every other person involved had taken Browder’s advice and left Russia.