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00:00 - Our Biggest Investigation
02:09 - Driven Into the Ground
04:52 - It Doesn't Add Up
06:34 - Perceived Threat of Lawsuit
07:50 - What Really Went Wrong
09:10 - Obsession with Fame
10:45 - Probably Fraud, in our opinions
13:44 - Even More Probably Fraud (in our opinions)
15:32 - Screw the Customers
17:36 - Parents vs. Employees
19:30 - East vs. West Power Struggle
22:35 - Mutual Disrespect Internally
26:01 - GPUs as Currency
28:05 - Concluding Thoughts
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Host, Writing, Investigation, Editing: Steve Burke
Video Production, Filming, Video Editing: Andrew Coleman
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