Trump rally VIP among 6 Chinese nationals charged with drug money laundering. Tao Liu has instagram photos at Sept 2018 Trump rally

Trump associate Joe Cinque presented Liu an award at kickoff for his investment company Blue Water Capital, by @Tom_Winter…
US unseals superseding indictment charging six individuals with participating in a conspiracy to launder millions of dollars of drug proceeds on behalf of foreign cartels - Xizhi Li, Jiaxing Chen, Jiayu Chen, Eric Yong Woo, Jingyuan Li, and Tao Liu…
I spend A LOT of time researching shady people around Trump and I can't keep up

@Tom_Winter noted Joseph Cinque presented Tao Liu an award

A 2013 story noted Joe Cinque presenting Trump an award - Scottish golf course named best in the world HT @MsMariaT
Joey No Socks" Cinque was convicted of possessing stolen property in 1989 and was linked to John Gotti

A 2017 @HayesBrown article noted Cinque registered some Trump-related domains In Asia & apparently listed Trump Org's general counsel as email contact

A 2019 forfeiture complaint exhibit has details on Xizhi Li (aka Francisco Ley Tan) who was indicted w/Tao Liu

The doc describes Jackie Arnold drug trafficking org in TN and a larger $ laundering network linked to Qiyun Chen who was directed by Xizhi Li…
It appears Tao Liu who was among 6 charged last week for money laundering and per @Tom_Winter ran 'Blue Water Capital' - is the same Anthony Liu who ran 'Blue Ocean Capital Group' - both a 1 Rockefeller Plaza

@DerWouter was right to keep an eye on them

Tao Liu on left was a VIP at Trump Rally & received award from Joey Cinque…

Anthony Liu of Blue Ocean Capital on right received award from Joey Cinque

His company is being sued for duping investor into buying $2M of MCash tokens…
Here's the complaint filed in 2019 against Blue Ocean Capital Group, Antony Liu and Mengxian Zhang for duping investor into paying $2 million for MCash tokens
Tao Liu was involved in a deal with Invech Holdings to acquire 100% of New Silver Capital Group LLC, inc in Delaware, based in Manhattan, focused on the gaming industry

Invech was previously named Golden Tech Group Ltd and then Mega Win Investments, Inc…
A wild detail in lawsuit against Athony Liu and Blue Ocean Capital - plaintiff was told to wire $1 mil to Blue Sky Capital

The bank blocked the wire transfer because "Blue Sky Capital account was deemed high-risk because of potential connections to Iran"

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Braidy Industries - KY company that accepted $15 million investment from the state and Oleg Deripaska's Rusal had pledged a $200 million investment - has changed their name to Unity Aluminum and have new leadership in place (after another turnover in Jan) Image
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Now there are several new acting senior execs

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Everything has started!

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It was an Egyptian state-owned bank

Mueller team was trying to see if $ flowing through the bank backed millions Trump donated to his campaign

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I have to eat crow for joining the wild guessing game

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Maybe MSM journalists can ask Trump admin why a business partner with Burisma was suggested to join Naftogaz board if associating with Burisma is so problematic...

I heard Robert Bensh was appointed in March 2020 through @ktskts11

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