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1- Sedat Peker’İn ifşaatlarından sonra Marka Yatırım Holding Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı #minetozlusineren kendisine Zehra Taşkesenlioğlu vasıtasıyla rüşvet teklifinde bulunulduğunu açıklaması gözleri Taşkesenlioğlu ailesine çevirdi.
2-Bizde #SedatPeker'in öne sürdüğü "rüşvet ağı" iddialarının odağındaki Ali Fuat ve Zehra Taşkesenlioğlu kardeşlerin aile hayatına bir perde açalım istedik.
3-Gelin tarihin sayfalarını birlikte çevirelim.
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1. Why would Erdoğan prepare for the meeting @POTUS @JoeBiden by attacking near US forces in Syria? IMO it's because he's terrified. One week ago the US Court of Appeals ruled that the Turkish state-owned #Halkbank had no sovereign immunity because conduct in violation of US
2. law was done as part of commercial rather than official conduct, and thus, under US law, not subject to sovereign immunity. My reporting on the Zarrab case since 2015 left me with the district impression that there were connections between the crimes & top Turkish officials.
3. Now that the issue of whether there is any immunity for the commercial criminal conduct, those Turkish officials may soon be named as defendants in a superseding indictment. For an autocrat like Erdoğan, manipulating the court system is just business as usual.
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Wow - now in #insurrectionBlues case of US v. Pauline Bauer tells DDC Magistrate, I am a free soul, I am not part of your corporation, I am making a special Divine appearance. Judge Faruqui demands her to come to DC in person June 16. Inner City Press thread below
Pauline Bauer: Are you railroading me?
Judge Faruqui: That's not how you speak to a Federal judge.
Pauline Bauer: I am here by special Divine appearance, a living soul.
Judge Faruqui: I want to go forward.
Judge Faruqui: Will you answer my questions?
Pauline Bauer: Yes.
Judge Faruqui: Do you want counsel?
Pauline Bauer: I am here, a free living soul, a woman, and I stand by my notice of special appearance.
[Note: #Halkbank tried this @SDNYLIVE]
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The suspect is alleged to have been part of the so-called “Troika Laundromat” - a money laundering network linked to the former Russian investment bank Troika Dialog, which maintained a network of offshore companies with accounts in Baltic banks.…
The Troika Laundromat enabled the flow of US$ 4.6 billion into the system and directed the flow of $4.8 billion out. Among the counterparties on these transactions were major Western banks such as Citigroup Inc., Raiffeisen, and Deutsche Bank.…
These Are the Banks Caught Up in the Russia Money-Laundering Scandal

Danske Bank
Nordea Bank
ING Groep NV
Credit Agricole
Deutsche Bank
 KBC Group Ukio Bankas
Raiffeisen Bank
ABN Amro Group
Cooperatieve Rabobank
Turkiye Garanti Bankasi…
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Gold in secret vault is traced to Hugo Chávez's former nurse

Díaz allegedly turned to one of the oldest ways of moving vast sums of money anonymously: buying gold.…
How this case links to TeamTrump:

‼️Huge U.S. money-laundering probe targets widening circle of Venezuelan elites

#Giulani #TeamTrump #Guido #Betancourt #Lopez #PDVSA #Obertobrothers #DeBeaumont #Venezuela #TrumpOrg

📌A key focus of the Liechtenstein investigation is Swiss banker Charles-Henry de Beaumont, who worked at the Geneva-based Compagnie Bancaire Helvetique SA at the same time Díaz oversaw the OPEC nation's finances.
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Sec. of State Tillerson told Trump no, and said it would be ILLEGAL interference in an ongoing investigation.

@AmbJohnBolton called it an obstruction of justice.

New #Halkbank Timeline from me and @DaniSchulkin.

Just in time for #BarrHearing…
2. At its heart, the prosecution of the Turkish bank Halkbank involves a multibillion-dollar criminal scheme to evade U.S. sanctions against #Iran.

According to great reporting by several news outlets, Trump directed Barr to try to stop prosecution of the bank and its associates

09/21/16: Erdoğan asks @JoeBiden to get case dropped and fire @PreetBharara
09/21/16: Erdoğan's wife tries with @DrBiden
12/15/16: Erdoğan tries with @BarackObama
1/3/17: Erdoğan tries with Obama

The answer is no.

Erdoğan tries with Trump, and Barr kicks into action.
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Bolton says that the House in its impeachment inquiry should have investigated Trump not just for pressuring UKR to incriminate his domestic foes but for a variety of instances when he sought to intervene in law enforcement matters for political reasons.…
“Mr. Bolton describes several episodes where the president expressed willingness to halt criminal investigations “to, in effect, give personal favors to dictators he liked,” citing cases involving major firms in China and Turkey.”

#Huawei #ZTE #Halkbank…
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1. In Reza #Zarrab sequel, defendant #Halkbank, #Turkey's state controlled bank's attorneys King & Splaulding filed a motion to withdraw. Declaration says Robert Cary of William & Connolly filed appearance but I haven't seen it Cary handles attorney malpractice and white collar.
2. I don't practice in criminal court. A long time ago a competent criminal defense tax attorney told me that if you're the lawyer who was around when the alleged crime occurred it was likely the Govt would seek to get a ruling the attorney-client privilege did not apply.
3. In that case the former attorney could be compelled to testify against their recently former client. Possible that K&S was served with a grand jury subpoena or knows it's coming soon.
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The Ukrainian “Drug Deal” & All the President’s Lawyers

Bolton reveals Trump’s trial is more corrupt than we thought

First, this shows that Trump’s chief counsel for his impeachment defense, Pat Cipollone, might have been a fact witness to the very corrupt scheme.

&for which the Senate is now set to acquit him.

Bolton placed Cipollone in the room w/ Trump as he ordered Bolton to pressure Zelensky to work w/ Giuliani to set up a shadow op that would subvert our foreign policy & nat’l interest to Trump’s corrupt political ends

In May, in the Oval Oval Trump directed Bolton, to help with his pressure campaign to gin up damaging info on DEMs from UKR officials

Mulvaney, Giuliani & the WH counsel, Pat A. Cipollone, who is now leading Trump’s impeachment defense, attended the meeting.
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Trump’s lawyer and the Venezuelan president:

How Giuliani & Rep. Pete Sessions got involved in back-channel talks with Maduro…

#TeamPutinTrumpChina’s love/hate obsession with Venezuela. Hint: oil, 💰 & so much more.
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On #Halkbank @SDNYLIVE case starting. US Attorney Berman is here, in the gallery…
Fslse alarm: Judge Berman came in to 70% full courtroom, picked up paper and left. One wag: is he calling in US Marshals?
There are six at US prosecutors' table, four at defendants' #Halkbank's.
Turkey state media from UN which hasn't answered Q
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Here's UN press briefing room Inner City Press is banned from by @AntonioGuterres, nearly empty at noon while @UN_Spokesperson has not answer even 1 of the 9 questions I submitted this morning, on #Honduras #Qatar #Burundi, #Cameroon, #Turkey (#Halkbank) - thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @iburundi @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked Given the release of the son of imprisoned narco-trafficker Ovidio Guzman, &comments of Gen. Carlos Gaytán, what are the actions if any of SG Guterres who has thru you bragged of JOH's tainted money on lawless developments in Mexico?
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @iburundi @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @notibomba @romero_hn @Drt641 Banned Inner City Press asked what are the comments and actions of SG Guterres and separately USG Liu on that China's state-owned media on Monday called for a "tougher line" against pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong?
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In near empty UN press briefing room, @UN_Spokesperson Haq starts with "Happy Halloween" then says ghoulish @AntonioGuterres is in Turkey, with no discussion of press freedom or Inner City Press Q on #Halkbank & #Honduras and today's other Qs - thread
@UN_Spokesperson @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @hondurassol @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked What are the comments and actions if any of SG @AntonioGuterres on the filing now in 2d Circuit that UN briber Patrick Ho entered the UN 10/9/2014, 11/14-7/2014, 12/5/2014, 3/4-9/2015, 4/21/2015, 3/3/2016, 3/28-30/2016, 4/20-27/2016
@UN_Spokesperson @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @hondurassol @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @sdnylive @tingdc Banned Inner City Press asked on #Honduras, again, what assurances do the UN have that the $50,000 you bragged about getting is not from the $1 million JOH was shown to have taken from narco trafficking El Chapo?
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In empty UN press briefing room, @UN_Spokesperson Haq who has refused written questions on rapes for 10 days says @AntonioGuterres is in Turkey. No answer on #Halkbank now today's 7 Qs from Inner City Press - thread
@UN_Spokesperson @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @silas_atefor @robertoizaguir9 @sealbg @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi @simonateba Banned Inner City Press asked, again, on #Honduras, while on October 29 thanking JOH's government for $50,000 - what assurances do the UN have this is not from the $1 million JOH was shown to have taken from narco trafficking El Chapo?
@UN_Spokesperson @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @silas_atefor @robertoizaguir9 @sealbg @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi @simonateba @sdnylive @InSightCrime @notibomba @radiohrn @molinafm Banned Inner City Press asked what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on the request for leniency filed yesterday with SDNY court by UN briber Francis Lorenzo, with a letter of support from the UN Mission of the Dominican Republic, a UNSC member?
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Another empty UN noon briefing while SG @AntonioGuterres and @MelissaFleming ban Inner City Press for 483rd day - @UN_Spokesperson Haq has not even acknowledged ICP Qs on Honduras, UN rapes [by] #Cameroon & SADF, #GuineaBissau, & UNMIK corruption - thread
@antonioguterres @MelissaFleming @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi Haq starts to empty room by saying @AntonioGuterres will be getting down with Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday - this while he has refused to answer Inner City Press questions about #Halkbank - #corrupt…
@antonioguterres @MelissaFleming @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi UNreal: @AntonioGuterres @UN_Spokesperson Farhan Haq, while refusing Inner City Press' questions about drug trafficking conviction of brother of President JOH, just *thanked Honduras for paying its UN due."
Literally, blood money. Video later today.
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Now UNSG @AntonioGuterres is pontificating about protests, after refusing for a week to answer on Honduras protests after @SDNYLIVE verdict President JOH's brother Tony trafficked drugs and paid bribes, with the UN is familiar. No answers to 8 today -thread
@antonioguterres @sdnylive @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @AntiBotsHN @Jorge41Reyes @robertoizaguir9 @sandraruiz34311 @TheGZzz Banned Inner City Press asked: provide the #Honduras report of Marcie Mersky, Ana Catalina Soberanis, Mirna Cuenta and Javier Cabreja about which Inner City Press asked at the 8 Feb 2018 noon briefing before it was roughed up and banned from the UN, 479 days
@antonioguterres @sdnylive @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @AntiBotsHN @Jorge41Reyes @robertoizaguir9 @sandraruiz34311 @TheGZzz Note: @AntonioGuterres has already left the scripted Q&A with Turkey state media (no answer to banned Inner City Press' written question on #Halkbank as scofflaw like the UN in Haiti) - 11 minutes tops, canceling noon briefing, no answers on UN rapes, corrupt
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#UNDay: accused sexual abuser Hochschild says he wants critics. He refused to answer Inner City Press' questions, claimed @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric would (he didn't). Not only on @AntonioGuterres 478 day ban on Press, but #Honduras, #Cmr, UN rapes - thread
@UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked, disclose all UN connections of the "World Sports Alliance" with offices at 845 UN Plaza & a website replete with UN-like symbols whose Asa St Clair was presented last night in SDNY Court & detained on for fraudulent crypto-currency.
@UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @edcaesar @FinanceWatchOrg Banned Inner City Press asked On #Cameroon, what are the comments and actions of the SG on the arrest of Father Paul Njokikang who was picked up early Sunday morning after celebrating Mass in Mbinfibe, near Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s North West region?
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In the UN that Inner City Press is banned from, 477 days and counting, by SG @AntonioGuterres, the @UN_Spokesperson is holding a noon briefing in nearly empty room; has not answered written Press Qs on UN rapes, #Honduras, #Halkbank, nothing - thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @jehu_cronicas @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi Banned Inner City Press asked: on US v Hernandez verdict what are UNSG @AntonioGuterres' comments on the protests "for the departure" of JOH provide the report by Marcie Mersky, Ana Catalina Soberanis, Mirna Cuenta & Javier Cabreja which ICP askd of 8 Feb 2018
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @jehu_cronicas @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @molinafm Inner City Press asked what are the comments and actions if any of the SG on Turkey putting Attila convicted of violations while a manager at #Halkbank in charge of the Istanbul Bourse? On Halkbank dodging legal process of SDNY by saying it has no lawyer in US?
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, great statesman & civil rights leader, dies. RIP.🕊

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Our Republic Is Under Attack From the President

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Pelosi: Impeachment is about protecting the Constitution of the US.

The elections are about Trump's depravity in the face of millions

Amid Trump’s meltdown at Pelosi, Gordon Sondland’s testimony will unmask his corruption

The big lie at the core of all of this — that Trump is operating out of any devotion to the national interest—his interest is singular —himself.
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Trump Officials Press for a Cease-Fire After Turkish Incursion in Syria

Or is horrific debacle nothing more than a ruse to avid levying sanctions on Turkey?

#Halkbank #Zarrab #Gulen #Giuliani #Flynn #TurkeyGate… via @NYTimes

TeamTrump & Erdogan’s interests are so intertwined from Fethullah Gülen kidnapping op (Flynn & Giulani) to the Zarrab/Halkbank scandals.
Also Ballard Partners lobbying efforts for Halkbank Trump’s direction to Mnuchin & Barr re Halkbank case

2018 Ballard Partners, which has close ties to the Trump administration, has signed on as DC representative for Turkiye Halk Bankasi AS (HalkBank) the Turkish state-owned bank, on financial services matters.…
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What do money laundering, evading Iran Sanctions/Nuke the Nuke Deal, Trump, Flynn, Giuliani, Mukasey, Brian Ballard (lobbying), Erdogan, Zarrab, MbS, Khoshoggi, Pastor Brunson, Syria, the Kurds & Lindsey Graham have in common?

Let’s have a look shall we?
📌Note: Lindsey Graham dishes on Trump in hoax calls with Russians proved quite illuminating revealing his private vs public face on some of this matters regarding Turkey.…
📌The substance of Graham’s convo w/ Stolyarov, who was posing as Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, is newly relevant in light of the Graham’s push for sanctions on Turkey as punishment for their offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria.…
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