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John Banks denies thanking Dotcom

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Latest Political News | Monday April 30 2012 16:21

John Banks denies thanking Dotcom

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ACT leader John Banks says he never thanked Kim Dotcom for a contribution to his 2010 mayoral campaign.

Mr Banks maintains the donation, put at $50,000 by the internet mogul, was anonymous and that he had no knowledge of it being made.

He says he had contact with Kim Dotcom on other matters, including the $500,000 donation he made to the 2010 New Years fireworks display.

However Mr Banks says he never called and thanked for a donation to his mayoral campaign and could not have done so as the contribution was anonymous.

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