There's no proof of the SCO claims, but there is proof of MS funding SCO? Wow. Dude, you better tell the press because they'd love to know this.
As far as anyone's aware one exec at MS talked to one exec at Baystar saying SCO would be a good investment. That's not ... What'd you say? Oh, diverting funds from Microsoft to SCO.
As far as 'shot down', nothing's 'shot down' until the courts say it is.