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there are two dockets on McGonigal. In Washington,…
and in SDNY…. SDNY was, of course, Mueller's alter ego in that phase of Russiagate.
there are separate indictments in each docket.
@HansMahncke in my earlier comments, I was looking at New York indictment; I just noticed that there were two indictments and that persons in Washington indictment quite different.
In 2017, a senior FBI counterintelligence official was receiving cash in a car from Albanians, while putting Flynn in a barrel over filing under LDA, rather FARA (following advice from Covington and Burley.) Image
to be clear - McGonigal wasn't personally putting Flynn in a barrel, that was being done by his FBI colleagues.
Person A is a naturalized US citizen born in Albania, resident in NJ. Former employee of Albanian intel service ~30 years ago. Should be identifable.
Agent-1 in the //NY// indictment is Yevgeny Fokin… h/t walkafyre
McGonigal is mentioned on several occasions in the //Marco Polo// report on Hunter Biden laptop. They observed that daughters of McGonigal and Hunter Biden played soccer together (Dec 2014 email.) MarcoPolo tied Pamela to Charles McGonigal via Facebook. Image
Marco Polo reported a Nov 18, 2017 exchange betw Hunter and Kobre&Kim after Hunter received $1MM to aid Patrick Ho of CEFC. They ask whether McGonigal was one of FBI agents Hunter had talked to. In fall 2017, McGonigal got $255,000 in cash from Albanians. Image
Looks to me like McGonigal is more strongly linked to Hunter Biden corruption world than to Russiagate investigation. But we'll see. Would be nice to identify the Albanians hooked up with McGonigal. Was Hunter active in Albania?
Person-B was an "Albanian national" employed by a "Chinese energy conglomerate". CEFC is definitely a dig-here, especially in fall 2017 context. If so, another link to Hunter. Image… CEFC reported by NYT to have been courting leaders in Albania. Image
identification of Ducka as Person-B also places this article… in an entirely new light. It says identified several Albanian mobsters as connected to Sinaloa cartel. Image
it then reported that Ducka was in a photograph of a meeting between Albanian PM Rama and the Albanian mobsters said to be connected to Sinaloa cartel.
McGonigal has interesting friends. Image…
Joe together with Albanian President. Joe is wondering where he is and wishing he had an ice cream cone. Image
McGonigal was indicted on multiple false statements charges, but, given underlying offense, charges seem light. In fall 2017, Albanians gave $225,000 in cash to McGonigal. In Nov 2017, McGonigal instigated prosecution of political opponent (in US) of his Albanian paymasters. Image
McGonigal and one of the Albanians sought $500,000 from a Bosnian pharma company in exchange for arranging a meeting with US officials. Image
this proposal had developed from a trip to Europe by McGonigal and Person A. Person C below is a "former Bosnian defense minister." .… who is undoubtedly Selmo Cikotic, a former Bosnian defense minister charged in 2021 for corruption ImageImage… subpoena in this Business Insider article (Sep 15, 2022) provides names that can be associated with indictment Image
proposed identification of Dojan Ducka as Person-B is supported. However, Person-A is Agron Neza (Spectrum Risk Solutions), not Bedri Lita. Davud Zahirovic (Zada Pharmaceuticals) =Person-D.
after receiving $255,000 in cash from Albanian regime, McGonigal instigated prosecution of the US lobbyist representing Albanian opposition party. @HansMahncke spotted Nick Muzin as the victim of McGonigal's corrupt persecution for hire. (Others have also)…
Agron Neza, Ducka and Nick Muzin are also identified in this VOA article targeted to Albania…
this article points out that Neza's company, Spectrum Risk Solutions (and also McGonigal) were identified in a FARA filing by Shestakov. So it looks like McGonigal washed his payments for investigating Oligarch-2 through an Albanian-controlled company Image
a few weeks after McGonigal-instigated criminal investigation commenced, McGonigal dined with PM Albania and a "former FBI agent". Based on the subpoena, the former agent can be identified as Louis Bladel of Ernst&Young, McGonigal's predecessor as SAC, Counterintelligence, NYFO ImageImage
a couple of months later,… PM Rami announced that Ernst&Young had obtained an important contract in Albania, giving a special shout out to Lou Bladel, McGonigal's buddy. ImageImage
Person-B in the McGonigal DC indictment (Dorjan Ducka) sent Twitter follow request to ... Hunter Biden. Great spotting in Biden laptop by Swampkiller
. Link in Biden Laptop Emails here… Image…
On Oct 4, 2016, McGonigal was transferred to SAC, Counterintelligence at NYFO. For previous year or so, he had been Section Chief of Cyber Counterintelligence Coordination Section (C3S). In this mini-subthread, I'll follow the latter connection. Image
Sharp-eyed readers may recall that, within one day, FBI cyber specialists had immediately laughed off the Alfa Bank hoax brought to FBI by Sussmann and the disappointment of Pientka, Auten, Moffa and that FBI Counterintel (CD) persisted anyway. Image
the FBI agent who gave the bad news to FBI Counterintel was Brandon Norwat, a Unit Chief with Cyber Counterintel Coordination Section, who reported to Section Chief McGonigal. Image
@TheAndersPaul draws attention to this Feb 2019 agreement in which McGonigal, Mark Rossini and Agron Neza each acquire 25% interests in an company owned by Shefqet Dizdari, who turns out to be a prominent and notorious person in Albania. ImageImage
The other new name in this contract is Mark Rossini. He turns out to be a former FBI agent who was arrested on corruption charges in Puerto Rico. Birds of a feather.… Image
Rossini has interesting background. 2022 interview here on Saudi involvement in 9/11.…
Albanian media alive with "McGonigal case", which has major ramifications in Albanian political caste Image

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