Alki David called himself the “eccentric billionaire,” and the global press largely went along with it. Then came more than $80 million in court judgments for allegations ranging from harassment to sexual battery. thedailybeast.com/disgraced-…
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Now David, the 53-year-old heir to a Coca-Cola bottling fortune, is no longer having fun. And his persona, he says, is a fraud: “They've completely exhausted me of my cash resources.” thedailybeast.com/disgraced-…
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David claims that many publications have been duped into falsely calling him a billionaire. The Sunday Times even pegs his and his family’s net worth at $3.8 billion: "These f–ing idiots. They have nothing, nothing at all. There are no billions.” thedailybeast.com/disgraced-…

8:00 PM · Oct 19, 2021

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However, the discrepancy proves that David has lied at least once. Either he never had billions of dollars—of which there is some evidence—or he is lying now, perhaps to shield himself from additional lawsuits. thedailybeast.com/disgraced-…
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The latter theory would make sense as David’s growing legal tab includes four judgments of at least $5 million, the biggest—for alleged harassment, battery, and sexual battery—clocking in at a staggering $58 million. thedailybeast.com/disgraced-…
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However, whether or not he’s a billionaire, David says he will never hand over the cash: “I wouldn’t pay these f–ing people a dime, over my dead body. It’ll be appealed ad nauseam, it’ll go to whatever f–ing Supreme Court I need to go to.” thedailybeast.com/disgraced-…
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