The Herald reports:
The email which Kim Dotcom claimed was proof of a conspiracy against him is a forgery, the Serious Fraud Office has said.
The Herald can today report for the first time that the SFO investigated the email, which emerged on the eve of the 2014 election claiming then-Prime Minister John Key was involved in a conspiracy to get Dotcom.
It is also a definite statement rejecting any possibility the email is genuine.
In a statement, the SFO said: “The SFO confirms that it carried out an investigation into this matter. As a result of that investigation, the SFO is satisfied that the email was a forgery.”
Dotcom said today that he still believed the email to be genuine and was surprised the SFO was able to be so definite.
“I believe the email to be real,” he said.
Oh bullshit. If you thought it was real you’d have used it in court. It was an unsophisticated forgery that a teenager could have done better.