Follow RT for the most recent news and stories on Kim Dotcom, who is a German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur and creator of now defunct online company Megaupload, headquartered in Hong Kong. Visit RT.com to get the news and details about Megaupload and its work. Kim Dotcom became notorious in Germany when he was a teenager for hacking and selling identities that he had illegally obtained from telephone operators' client databases. Find news on RT on Kim Dotcom’s background and early life. Later, Kim Dotcom also faced other criminal charges in the US – for money laundering, wire fraud, and other things. Get the news and reports on Kim Dotcom’s actions, including illegal ones. In 2010, New Zealand granted Kim Dotcom residency under the ‘investor plus’ category, as he invested more than $10 million in the country, by buying some expensive property there. Read the news and articles on Kim Dotcom’s move to New Zealand and controversies and concerns related to that.