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OverStock CEO resigns after an affair with Russian Agent

Access Unlocked Friday August 23, 2019 The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Overstock wrote a letter to his shareholders, announcing his resignation.

According to reports, Patrick Byrne who launched Overstock in 1999 was having an affair with a Russian agent, which led to his resignation.

Maria Butina

Byrne claimed he was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on a Russian investigation, during his involvement with Maria Butina. 

In April of this year, Butina was sentenced to eighteen (18) months in prison for conspiracy.

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