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Patrick Byrne

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Introducing John Hempton: the Plunderer from Down Under

While an examination of the recently-unsealed products of discovery in the Fairfax Financial (NYSE:FFH) vs. SAC Capital, el al, lawsuit reveals the extensive involvement of most all the usual players -- both in the world of hedge funds and business journalism -- one name, mostly unknown to those outside Fairfax circles, appears quite prominently: John Hempton of Sydney Australia.