Tiensch accepted a job with New Zealand based Plus SMS and moved his family to Guernsey, a British channel island off the coast of Normandy.
Regulatory problems at Plus SMS emerge.
Plus SMS directors resign
Two Plus SMS directors resign and admit to pumping stock price.
Tiensch moves back to Austin, Texas
Tiensch and his family came back to Austin in 2007 to set up a new Plus SMS U.S. office.
Tiensch resigns as CEO of Plus SMS
Tiensch's relationship with Plus SMS was collapsing. He resigned on September 11, 2008.
Plus SMS executives discuss shooting Tiensch in emails
Court documents expose incriminating emails from Plus SMS executives that say, "put a bullet in Les and Chris (Tiensch) next week" and "mate put a bullet in Tiensch and silly Les".
Tiensch files lawsuit against Plus SMS
Tiensch files lawsuit against Plus SMS in Travis County (Astin) Texas.
Plus SMS annual report reveals Tiensch lawsuit
Plus SMS's 2010 annual report revealed that Tiensch had brought a claim in the U.S.for unfair dismissal against the company and certain directors. The claim was successful and the arbitrators awarded Tiensch $530,565.
Plus SMS delisted
Plus SMS was delisted was delsited from New Zealand stock exchange.
Texas District Court awards Tiensch $425,408
A Texas District Court awardsTiensch $425,408.
Court order Plus SMS to pay Tiensch
Travis County District Court judge orders Plus SMS to pay Tiensch financial award by August 22.
Investigators believe Tiensh was shot to death on this date. Motive unknown. He was last seen at a Port Aransas, Texas Holiday Inn Express. Tiensh was traveling alone on a fishing trip.
Tiensch's Body found, lawsuit court hearing scheduled
Tiensch's body washed up on remote St. Jospeh's island just north of the Port Aransas, Texas.
A court hearing in Austin on the Tiensch/Plus SMS lawsuit had been scheduled on this same day.
Police identify Tiensch's body
Police give official confirmation that the body found the day before in Port Aransas, Texas was Christopher Tiensch.
Tiensch memorial service
A memorial service for Tiensch was held at the TDS Exotic Game Ranch in Creedmoor, Texas near Austin.