BREAKING: DOJ sues Steve Wynn, says he must register as a Chinese agent for secretly lobbying Trump in 2017. justice.gov/opa/press-rele…
Wynn " is obligated to file these materials by virtue of his acting as an agent of two foreign principals: Sun Lijun (“Sun”), the former Vice Minister for Public Security in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), and the PRC itself"
May 3 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Russia is striking in the western city of Lviv tonight:
He looks like absolute shit. Putin will be furious. This is a huge boost for Ukraine.
Apr 9 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
I really appreciated this convo with @SenatorShaheen about the need for the US to enact requirements for company formation agents in secrecy jurisdictions like South Dakota + Nevada and elsewhere to monitor what their LLCs are doing!
The ENABLERS Act is a fantastic first step.
Registered agents don’t need any kind of training and don’t operate under any reporting requirements. They can set up dozens of LLCs for their kleptocratic clients and have 0 obligation to track what the LLCs are doing.
NEWS: I have applied in the Eastern District of New York to subpoena Richard Frankel, a former senior FBI official/aide to Michael Flynn, for documents and testimony in order to mount a full defense in Walter Soriano’s defamation lawsuit against me. politico.com/news/2022/04/0…
Mr. Frankel left his position as the FBI's Special Agent in Charge of Newark, NJ in 2016 and immediately went to work for Mr. Soriano's USG Security. Given what we have learned and what has been reported, we believe that Mr. Frankel may hold very relevant information to my case.
Mar 26 • 14 tweets • 5 min read
Was Hunter Biden set up to be compromised and could the material on his laptop have come from Ukrainian or Russian sources? This thread will explore those theories with evidence from the public domain.
I can't independently verify it, but Hunter's laptop allegedly contains notes on a 2012 meeting with Ara Abramyan, an Armenian-Russian businessman whom I've been studying for the past couple of weeks.
So why was Manafort going to Dubai in the first place?
The passport thing has a plausible explanation (TSA/Passport checks suck and take a lot of time) but the underlying question: Was Manafort going to Dubai to meet with his Russian financiers?
NEWS: Hunter Biden is being investigated for potentially violating FARA. nytimes.com/2022/03/16/us/…
"Over the last two years, federal prosecutors in Delaware have issued scores of subpoenas for documents related to Hunter Biden’s foreign work and for bank accounts linked to him and his associates"
NEWS: The Parnas/Fruman funder Russian Andrey Muraviev was indicted in September 2020. It is being unsealed today.
Mar 12 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
Following reports of large explosions in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan in Iraq.
BREAKING: reports that missiles or rockets have hit the US consulate in Erbil
Mar 9 • 27 tweets • 6 min read
NEW: I spent 18 months investigating the owner of @OnlyFans.
From a teenage hacker to an NFT whale who is accused of bribing senior Facebook employees in a covert offshore scheme, this is the dubious financial and business history of Leo Radvinsky. forensicnews.net/adminleo-onlyf…
Buckle up, this thread will be my major findings after over a year of poring over documents, flying to Chicago and touring one of Radvinsky's penthouses, and interviewing dozens of sources around the world.
Today, Putin’s military struck a Holocaust Memorial. thedailybeast.com/russian-forces…
Kharkiv is being hit unbelievably hard tonight. This is likely from a Multiple Launch Rocket System - MLRS. It is extremely indiscriminate.