Palantir, the Peter Thiel-backed company that sold data to ICE and NYPD, has a CEO who is a ‘self-described socialist’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Palantir CEO Alex Karp is a self-proclaimed socialist, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Palantir has historically worked with intelligence agencies and law enforcement through the sale of big data. It’s even credited with helping the United States find Osama Bin Laden. It was cofounded and backed by Peter Thiel, the […]

The US government wants a court to hand over millions of Palantir shares allegedly used in a money-laundering scheme

Getty / Drew Angerer The US government has filed a lawsuit asking to take ownership of 2.5 million shares of preferred Palantir stock that were allegedly caught up in Malaysia’s massive 1MDB scandal. On Thursday, the US Department of Justice filed a lawsuit to nab a huge assortment of assets, including some of Palantir’s stock. The government says […]