"Firtash was indicted in 2014 for...his role in bribing INDIAN officials in order to get a lucrative mining deal to sell titanium to BOEING. He was arrested in Vienna in 3/14, released on $174 MILLION bail, and has been contesting his extradition to the U.S. ever since."
Interesting, no? Those hand-written payment ledgers that Manafort and Rudy Giuliani are denying. Yeah.
"Lanny Davis and Dan Webb, said that the allegations in Wicker's letter were "categorically and unequivocally false."
"Every single one is a lie," Davis said. "There are no facts to support them."
A spokesperson for the U.S. Atty's Ofc in Chicago declined to comment, citing the ONGOING extradition proceedings."
Wash, wash, wash your Russian cash....
Buh, wait, #ColludyRudy said the ledgers were fake!
"[Firtash] was adamant that he had not committed a single crime when building his business empire...argued that outsiders still failed to understand the period of lawlessness that..."
At one point during the meeting, Firtash began to talk about "mistakes he might have made," the cable says, but was waved off by an accompanying adviser."