Q1: Did Goldman represent to the long party Abacus was assembled by an independent, uninterested 3rd party?
Q2: Did Paulson have influence or control over the assembly of Abacus?
Q3: Did Goldman know the answers to 1 and 2 at the time it sold Abacus?
Yes to 1+2=civil fraud
Yes to 1+2+3=criminal fraud
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