Episode 048 : Europositron

06.14.2019 - By True Crime Finland

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*I apologize in advance for any echo in this episode - I had to record in an empty apartment as we moved this week*
On the 29th of October in 2007, inventor Rainer Partanen was arrested suspected of aggravated fraud. In total, 270 Finnish and foreign investors had put over 1,3 million euros of their money into the company that was claiming to revolutionize how batteries were made. But the police were now saying the invention did not exist. How exactly did we get here?

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