A yacht owned by the late Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has been impounded by authorities in Amsterdam over claims of an unpaid bill to its designer, the legendary Philippe Starck, Reuters reported Friday morning.
The yacht, named "Venus," was impounded Wednesday night after Starck claimed his company Ubik had only been paid 6 million euros ($7.9 million U.S.) out of the total cost of 9 million euros ($11.8 million). A lawyer representing Ubik told Reuters that there was some sort of verbal agreement between Jobs and Starck, who were friends, but not a detailed contract. Below is a photo of the vessel during its unveiling in October 2012:
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