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💰1MDB Global Scandal💰

What is 1MDB?

Short for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (which means limited), the fund was set up in 2009 by then-Prime Minister Najib Razak to invest government revenues in real estate

MAIN THREAD #1MDB
Questions arose in early 2015 when the fund failed to meet payments on $11 billion in debt.

🔑The WSJ then published documents showing that about $700M from 1MDB-linked entities had ended up in Najib’s personal bank accounts just before elections in 2013.
latimes.com/world/la-fg-ma…
By far the largest transactions that flowed into Malaysian PM Najib’s accounts were two deposits of $620M & $61M in March 2013, during a heated election campaign in Malaysia.
wsj.com/amp/articles/m…
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💰1MDB -Hollywood & The Wolf of Wall Street

The Billion-Dollar Mystery Man and the Wildest Party Vegas Ever Saw
Armed with a seemingly bottomless supply of cash, an unassuming Malaysian named Jho Low staged the ultimate extravaganza

politico.com/story/2018/11/…
#1MDB global financial scandal that has spread from Malaysia to Hollywood

Accepting his 2014 Golden Globe Award for acting in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” Leonardo DiCaprio thanked “Joey, Riz and Jho,”

“for taking a risk on this movie.”
latimes.com/world/la-fg-ma…
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💰1MDB -Trump Campaign💰

🔑DOJ Probes Whether Jho Low, the Fugitive Financier Supplied Donation to Trump Re-Election Effort

🔑Justice Department investigates whether the $100,000 contribution came from Malaysian businessman charged in a global scandal
wsj.com/amp/articles/d…
The $100,000 donation was made in December 2017 to the Trump Victory committee—which is involved in helping re-elect President Trump in 2020—by Larry Davis, a U.S. citizen who co-owns LNS Capital, a Hawaii-based investment company.
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🔑Authorities are seeking to determine whether transfers totaling $1.5 million to LNS Capital—originating with the Malaysian businessman, Jho Low—financed Mr. Davis’s donation to Trump Victory. #Strawman #FCPA
wsj.com/amp/articles/d…
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💰1MDB - Elliott Broidy💰

Trump Ally Was in Talks to Earn Millions in Effort to End 1MDB Probe in U.S.

Emails indicate Brody and his wife were negotiating a fee if the US Justice Department closed its investigation of 1MDB
wsj.com/articles/trump…
Background:

Broidy, a top Republican fundraiser close to Trump was in negotiations to earn tens of millions of dollars if the U.S. DOJ dropped its investigation into a multibillion-dollar graft scandal involving a Malaysian state investment fund. #1MDB

wsj.com/articles/trump…
In emails Broidy & his wife, Robin Rosenzweig, discussed setting up a consulting contract with Jho Low, who is at the center of the 1Malaysia Development Bhd. scandal, which brought scrutiny to the country’s prime minister, Najib Razak.

wsj.com/articles/trump…
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Prosecutors Intensify Scrutiny of Trump Fundraiser Elliott Broidy

Federal probe examines foreigners who attended inauguration at invitation of top Trump fundraiser wsj.com/articles/prose…
Federal prosecutors have stepped up a criminal investigation into possible efforts by longtime Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy to profit from his connections to the Trump administration, according to people familiar with the matter.
wsj.com/articles/prose…
📌Investigators are examining whether Broidy, a top fundraiser for Trump in 2016 who was later tapped as deputy finance chairman of the RNC, was paid by his firm’s foreign and prospective clients to give them special access to attend the 2017 inauguration.
wsj.com/articles/prose…
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👠Raining👠

Queen Elizabeth: "As we face the new challenges of the 21st Century, the anniversary of D-Day reminds us all that our countries have achieved together." #EpicShade

Trump meets Queen at Palace after bemoaning lack of Fox News & insulting HRH PH’s wife.

Brilliant!👇🏼
👠Raining2👠

Trump meets Queen at Palace after bemoaning lack of Fox News & insulting HRH PH’s wife.

As Melania boarded AF1 on Sunday evening, she wore a $4,400 (£3,500) Gucci dress emblazoned with images of Tower Bridge, the Big Ben clock tower and a double-decker bus.😳🤣
👠Raining3👠

George Nader, key witness in Mueller inv’n, linked to Trump’s transition team, charged with transporting child pornography #SeychelleMeeting #Broidy

EG:”Donald Trump allowed our nation to be represented by a man who trafficked videos of torturing three-year olds.”
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"A former Pentagon ofcl suspects during the Lajes negotiations, Nunes was making the Portuguese privy to things they shouldn't have known. “We would have a convo about some proprietary matters w/Nunes...and then...somehow, Portugal knew some of that.”

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2015: the Azorean pres, Vasco Cordeiro, hosted a dinner in honor of Nunes...A number of senior Portuguese government officials, including the foreign minister, were also in attendance... “It was like a fraternity event where everyone was pledging their loyalty to that mission,”
"Nunes liked to call the Azores “the Hawaii of the Atlantic Ocean, only closer to America’s homeland.” But Hawaii...has the advantage of being PART OF AMERICA...."
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A New Age of Warfare: How Internet Mercenaries Do Battle for Authoritarian Governments nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/…
NSO Group, Mr. al-Qahtani spoke of grand plans to use its surveillance tools throughout the Middle East and Europe, like Turkey and Qatar or France and Britain.
nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/…
Today even the smallest countries can buy digital espionage services, enabling them to conduct sophisticated operations like electronic eavesdropping or influence campaigns that were once the preserve of major powers like the United States and Russia.
nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/…
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You may want to follow @haaretzcom, if you don't already. 😉 #tRUmpRussia #BlackCube #PsyGroup #Zamel #Broidy

haaretz.com/us-news/.premi…
They were dropping the goods on #Papadopoulos last year:

Trump campaign adviser who pled guilty to lying to FBI has surprising ties to Israeli settlers

haaretz.com/us-news/george…
"But during his time in the energy arena, Papadopoulos wrote Op-Ed pieces in Israeli news outlets - including one in Haaretz - arguing that Israel should cooperate w/Greece & Cyprus in its development of the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields and avoid excessive cooperation w/Turkey"
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