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David Copperfield storage warehouse raided by FBI, cash and items seized

A storage warehouse belonging to the famous magician David Copperfield has been raided by the Feds.

David Copperfield storage warehouse raided by FBI, cash and items seized According to the latest reports, a Las Vegas storage warehouse owned by magician David Copperfield was raided by federal agents on Wednesday. Over $2 million in cash, a computer and a digital camera memory card were seized by the authorities in the course of the raid. According to as Vegas media, the investigation is related to a case, which originates in Washington, but further information was not released by the FBI as the case is still in the works. The local FBI office told reporters that federal agents also went to MGM-Grand Hotel and Casino, where David Copperfield performs. David Chesnoff, lawyer representing David Copperfield, issued a brief statement: "We understand there is an investigation, we are in touch with the investigators, and are respecting the confidentiality of the investigation."

Update: A number of news agencies now report that David Copperfield is being accused of rape by an unnamed Seattle woman. There is still no explanation to why money has been seized from his warehouse.

 David Copperfield is the youngest person ever admitted to the Society of American Magicians and is best known for his combination of illusions and storytelling. Copperfield has been nominated 35 times for the Emmy award and won 21 of them and has a French knighthood. David Copperfield, who has appeared on the cover of Forbes and Esquire also owns a four tiny islands in the Bahamas called Musha Cay. According to Forbes, in 2005 alone the illusionist made $57 million.

 Published on 10/19/2007

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