Soros Dumps All TSA Scanner Shares:Coincidence?EN
This week, Mark Hemingway of the Washington Examnier reported that George Soros owns over 11,000 shares of OSI Systems, the parent company of Rapiscan, which manufactures the controversial TSA scanners. But a search today reveals that Soros has divested himself of all those shares.
First, Hemingway’s report from Tuesday:
As for the company’s other political connections, it also appears that none other than George Soros, the billionaire funder of the country’s liberal political infrastructure, owns 11,300 shares of OSI Systems Inc., the company that owns Rapiscan. Not surprisingly, OSI’s stock has appreciated considerably over the course of the year. Soros certainly is a savvy investor.
Media Matters, the liberal media watchdog funded by Soros, quickly seized on Hemingway’s article and mocked him, saying that 11,3000 shares are only “six one-hundredths of one percent” of the company’s total stock. It included the following screen shot showing the investment: