Kim Dotcom needs $220,000 a month to survive

Marika Hill at Stuff reports:

Alleged internet pirate and his wife have requested $220,000 per month to cover living costs including security guards, nannies and a butler.

The 38-year-old, who was granted electronic bail last week but is currently awaiting the results of a Crown challenge to overturn it, made the request at the High Court at Auckland today.

Crown lawyer Anne Toohey said the request for $220,000 was unreasonable considering the average New Zealand family gets by on just over $6000 per month.

I knew the cost of living was going up, but I suspect Mr Dotcom wants that sum of money available to him for other purposes – maybe travel.

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