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💣RUMafia💣

Oleg Deripaska-Linked Firm Was Raided

Filings in U.K. reveal ‘live and ongoing’ U.S. criminal probe

Laundering inv’n grew out of Mueller’s work

The investigators are seeking evidence of “money laundering, tax offenses and fraud offenses” from 18 individuals and...
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Companies including Deripaska’s Terra Services Ltd., a real estate firm.

Assocs of Dmytro Firtash were working to dig up dirt on former VP Biden last summer in an effort to get Rudy Giuliani’s help in the oligarch’s legal case for which he is fighting extradition.
💣RUMafia3💣

Giuliani pushed Trump adm to grant a visa to a UKR official (Shokin) promising dirt on DEM

Tapping pro-Trump lawyers like diGenova and Toensing looked like a useful way to help get his case thrown out.

DiGenova and Toensing have billed Firtash about $1 million.
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💣B O O M💣

There is a Federal Inquiry of Trump’s Friend Thomas Barrack (Trump Inauguration Chair) Focused on Middle East Foreign Lobbying nytimes.com/2019/07/28/us/…
In May 2016, Paul Manafort, his campaign chairman, had a question about the speech’s contents for Thomas J. Barrack Jr., a top campaign fund-raiser and close friend of Mr. Trump.
nytimes.com/2019/07/28/us/…
Mr. Barrack was, in fact, coordinating the language in a draft of the speech with Persian Gulf contacts including Rashid al-Malik, an Emirati businessman who is close to the rulers of the United Arab Emirates.
nytimes.com/2019/07/28/us/…
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💰Bear Sterns-TOC Panama💰

Trump enjoyed a two-decade relationship with Bear Stearns, otherwise Trump Ocean Club Panama likely would never have been built.

BS agreed to underwrite a $220 million bond issue for TOC Panama.

Quite the coincidence that acronym, no?
Bear Stearns & Trump had worked together on a variety of endeavors. For example, he and a Bear Stearns exec, Trump’s investment adviser, had launched Trump University, which later collapsed among accusations of fraud.

Trump paid $25M to settle a suit.
features.propublica.org/trump-inc-podc…
And as far back as 1988, Trump paid a $750,000 civil judgment to the DOJ for having Bear Stearns make purchases of casino stocks in the bank’s name rather than in his. (the DOJ asserted that the concealed purchases violated antitrust laws.)

features.propublica.org/trump-inc-podc…
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