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Whittemore Institute suing Mikovits for alleged theft of lab notebooks and data

Discussion in 'Media, Interviews, Blogs, Talks, Events about XMRV' started by Lee, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. Enid

    Enid Senior Member

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    Maybe - but all things Norway now. They have found a key. And of course all who pursue and treat.
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    Max Pfost Affidavits

    On Monday evening, Mikovits' former employer, the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease in Reno, filed signed affidavits in district court in which a coworker states that she enlisted him to take the lab notebooks for her.

    The affidavit from graduate student researcher Max Pfost states that he used her desk and office keys to take 12 to 20 lab notebooks, which he hid at his house in a large, multi-colored "Happy Birthday" gift bag before turning them over to Mikovits in mid-October.

    "As I left for work at WPI that morning, Mikovits further requested that I keep her informed as to the whereabouts of WPI personnel so that Mikovits could avoid detection in Reno," Pfost wrote.

    The affidavit also states that Mikovits had the two of them set up "a new separate email account for our secret communications about WPI" and that Mikovits told Pfost she was hiding on a boat "to avoid being served with papers from WPI.



    Affidavits of Max Pfost

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-pfost-affidavit-1-20111122-pdf,0,3711476.htmlpage

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-pfost-affidavit-2-20111122-pdf,0,4628981.htmlpage
  3. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    Thanks UrbanTravels..
  4. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    Think of it in this way....The WPI's materials have been sitting in their building for the last year and a half safely. The day after Dr. Mikovits is terminated they disappear. Either someone else just happened to take them at the very moment Dr. Mikovits was terminated or the termination played some role in their disappearance. Given that the first is unlikely I would guess the second is probably more likely to be true. This isn't about a conviction; this is about coming to a logical conclusion of what probably happened based on what we know of the facts. My guess was that given the circumstances Dr. Mikovits termination in all likelihood was probably associated with the documents disappearing.

    No matter what you view about my past critiques of Dr. Mikovits, which I readily agree have been strong - I have had many misgivings about the ways things have gone - thats the scenario that makes sense to me.

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