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Earlier, he achieved notoriety in Germany as a teen hacker who received a two-year suspended sentence for selling identities that he had siphoned from telephone operators' client database. On February 20, 2017, a New Zealand court ruled that Kim, as well as co-accused Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Carter Edwards, could be extradited to the US on fraud charges related to Megaupload.
After the closure of Megaupload, he has been accused of criminal copyright infringement and other charges, such as money laundering, racketeering and wire fraud, by the U. Dotcom denies any wrongdoing and has accused US authorities of pursuing a vendetta against him on behalf of politically influential Hollywood studios.
John Banks met Dotcom when he was Mayor of Auckland.
He asked Dotcom for help putting on a fireworks display in the city's harbour.
In November 2017, Dotcom announced he is going to marry his fiancé, Elizabeth Donnelly, on January 20 next year - the anniversary of the raid during which he was arrested. They have been dating for two years and recently moved to Queenstown to live.As a teenager, Schmitz acquired a reputation in his native Germany after having claimed to have bypassed the security of NASA, the Pentagon and Citibank under the name of Kimble – based on the character of Dr Richard Kimble in the long-running television programme The Fugitive.In 1994, he was arrested by German police for trafficking in stolen phone calling card numbers.The court fined him 0 and 0 court costs, and banned him from driving for six months.On his residency application of 3 June 2010, he answered "No" to the question, "Have you ... convicted of an offence (including a traffic offence) committed in the last five years involving dangerous driving." Immigration New Zealand said it was looking into the matter, which raises the possibility that Dotcom could be deported.