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Paul Teutul, Jr.

Paul Michael "Paulie" Teutul (born October 2, 1974) is one of the stars of the American reality television series American Chopper. He co-founded Orange County Choppers (OCC) with his father, Paul Teutul, Sr. in 1999. Teutul was the chief designer and fabricator of OCC. Prior to this, Teutul was head of the rail shop at Orange County Ironworks. He was also responsible for designing the logo for OCC. He is the owner of Paul Jr. Designs, which manufactures custom motorcycles and sells branded clothing. Teutul, along with his father and younger brother Michael Teutul, became celebrities when Orange County Choppers became the focus of a reality television series American Chopper on Discovery Channel in 2002. Paul is a named defendant in a 2007 lawsuit alleging fraud, brought on behalf of Turner Construction (Paul Sr. and his brother Daniel are also named). This dates back to 2003 and a ruling in favor of Turner in 2005 concerning the original OC Iron Works company. It is alleged that assets were stripped from the OC Ironworks, transferring the viable assets, contracts and personnel to a new company OC Ironworks LLC, before bankrupting the former. This involved transferring the

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