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Oct112011

Occupy Wall Street's 'Millionaires March' to Pass by Homes of 'the Rich'

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Occupy Wall Street protesters will be making their way to New York City's Upper East Side Tuesday to march by the homes of some of the city's top moneymakers including News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch.

"[The] tour will visit homes of some of the most well-known millionaires in New York City specially chosen for their willingness to hoard wealth at the expense of the 99 percent," organizers told Capitalnewyork.com.

The march will begin at 12:30 p.m. and protesters will reportedly carry oversize checks to symbolize how much less the wealthy will pay when New York's 2 percent "millionaires' tax" expires in December.

The "Millionaires March," which was organized by the Working Families Party and New York Communities for Change, will pass by the apartment buildings of David Koch, real estate developer Howard Milstein, hedge fund manager John Paulson and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

The Occupy Wall Street movement is in its fifth week and has spread to 150 U.S. cities and Europe.

Earlier Tuesday in Boston, about 100 demonstrators gathered as part of an Occupy Boston movement were arrested when they moved into an area outside of the designated protest space, Boston police said.

The Boston protest group started in late September and has planned assembly meetings every day during October.

One arrest related to the Occupy Chicago protests was made Monday for the alleged battery of a police officer.

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