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Australian researcher, democracy defender. Anti-corruption. Believer in rule of law and greater financial transparency. Digger.
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28 May 20
@ushadrons @chrizap @noUpside "Western users of RU propaganda are often unaware of what they're consuming. They tend to perceive RU propaganda the same way they read Western newspapers and listen to Western TV and radio. They are unaware that RU media do not reflect or comment on real events but create them."
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1 May 20
@ThomasS4217 @ninaandtito Igor Tsukanov's CentreInvest hired Latvian American Dan Rapoport to work in the Moscow office. About 1997, CI-Moscow established CI-NY as a registered U.S. broker-dealer affiliate. He got into trouble with the SEC and moved to Ukraine. Jared and Ivanka bought his Washington house
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5 Apr 20
@LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 Thread - Princess Margaret’s son, the Earl of Snowden, David Linley, is the second royal to announce divorce proceedings. A line in one report caught my eye because it involves an RU oligarch who was once close to Putin and now fears for his life.
"David's away so much in Russia and the States making money [with his bespoke furniture business] that she'll be making another life for herself if he's not careful.” eonline.com/au/news/112597…
Linley’s business in Russia includes furnishing and design of two penthouses and six luxury apartments in a SW Moscow gated community called Knightsbridge Private Park. davidlinley.com/interior-desig…
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14 Feb 20
Canadian fashion designer, rich lister Peter J. Nygård - subject of a civil class-action lawsuit by 10 women, accusing him of rape at his Bahamas seaside mansion and operating a "sex trafficking ring". In the 1990s he had faced accusations of sexual harassment by 3 employees.
Peter Nygard, 78, allegedly told girls as young as 14 he could make them models before raping them and forcing them into performing 'deviant acts'.
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26 Dec 19
@911CORLEBRA777 @thespybrief @JamesFourM David Geovanis, who organised the 1996 Moscow trip for trip for Trump, Lorber, LeBow, worked for Michael Milken, Soros (same time as Mnuchin) and Deripaska's Basic Element. He likes to play ice hockey with veterans of Russian security services (Dynamo).
@911CORLEBRA777 @thespybrief @JamesFourM Dead Russian model Ruslana Korshunova - death ruled suicide - was also linked with Vladimir Anatolievich Vorobiev - currently head coach, Dynamo Moscow.
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17 Aug 19
@Agenthades1 HBRK Associates has the same address as one of Epstein's NY addresses in this 401K filing. Epstein housed girlfriends, associates, and employees in some of the 150 units at 301 East 66th St. 401k-lookup.com/Company401k/co….
@Agenthades1 An Epstein charity, Gratitude America, Ltd., was launched in 2012. Richard Kahn, who served on Epstein’s previous nonprofit ventures, is the president of Gratitude America and heads HBRK Associates where Emad Hanna was one of 5 employees. thedailybeast.com/jeffrey-epstei…
@Agenthades1 Emad Hanna's CV shows he worked for A-val Architectural Metal III LLC for 6 months in 2012. A-val filed a Chapter 7 voluntary petition in 2016. Frank Zustovich, the owner of A-Val, was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $50,000 from Bloomberg L.P. nypost.com/2018/09/18/two…
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10 Jul 19
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5 Apr 19
@ericgarland "Marina Bolshakova, who co-owns the Bank of Ivanovo and Columbus, a Russian investment partnership, with Taylor, serves as a Russia-based coordinator of the study program." bluenc.com/content/charle…
@ericgarland Marina Bolshakova - HR-director - IFD Kapital | LinkedIn
IFD Kapital Group. IFD Kapital Group, earlier also called IFD Capital Financial Group, is a Russian financial holding company founded in 2003 from LUKoil non-oil assets, based in Moscow.
@ericgarland Bolshakova’s husband Boris Bolshakov, a retired KGB official and Supreme Soviet deputy, is the only other investor in the Bank of Ivanovo and Columbus, The Moscow Times reported. old.themoscowtimes.com/business/artic…
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25 Feb 19
Ivanka was on the board of Signature Bank (SB) until 2013. Attended 10 board mtgs. SB provided loans to Trump’s Florida golf course, Michael Cohen, Jared and Charles Kushner. Scott Shay Ch'man of SB since inception. Shay was a director of Bank Hapoalim, SB's former parent co.
Signature Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph J. DePaolo: "Ivanka is a perfect fit in that her creativity, capabilities and track record in today’s digital-based marketplace reflect an important segment of our clientele". therealdeal.com/issues_article…
In 2018, New York’s Department of Financial Services requested information from Signature about its credit lines to the Kushners. nytimes.com/2018/07/23/bus…
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11 Nov 18
@Redrum_of_Crows @ICIJ Scott G Villanueva is linked to Gbo Financial Services Inc, an intermediary for Europay Limited Malta which is a crypto banking, acquiring and issuing hub associated with Net1 and in 2017 acquired a 30 per cent stake in Bank Frick, a family-run Liechtenstei bank.
@Redrum_of_Crows @ICIJ Bank Frick was established in 1998 by the Liechtenstein fiduciary Kuno Frick Sr (1938–2017) with a number of financial investors. The Bank is owned by the Kuno Frick Family Foundation (65 per cent) and Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (Net1; 35 per cent). Blockchain banking.
@Redrum_of_Crows @ICIJ I think this is the same Europay - linked to online gaming, HQ is Cyprus. Connecting iGaming Industry Buyers and Suppliers. igamingsuppliers.com/vendor/europay…
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20 Oct 18
@knowledgevendor @ThomasS4217 @dwinfrey72 I doubt that Mr Khashoggi's body parts are still in Turkey. abc.net.au/news/2018-10-1…
@knowledgevendor @ThomasS4217 @dwinfrey72 Economic power + diplomatic immunity = getting away with murder gatestoneinstitute.org/6500/diplomati…
@knowledgevendor @ThomasS4217 @dwinfrey72 The Saudi cover-up is played out with the arrest of 18 people that Mohammed Bone Saw wanted to get rid of anyway including Ahmad Bin Hassan Bin Mohammad Asiri, VP of General Intelligence, and Saud Bin Abdullah Al Qahtani, Advisor to the Royal Court. gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saud…
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16 Oct 18
@louisemensch @911CORLEBRA777 Re Lou's theory about Trump crime family selling US foreign policy, there's a link between Twitter owner, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, owner/Kingdom Hotel Investments and Trump's Vancouver partner Joo Kim.
Alwaleed Bin Talal, the guy "imprisoned" by MBS based on Jared's leaked list but later freed, sold Swissotel Kunshan China for $61 million to Tiah Thee Kian, father of Joo Kim. TTK chairs financial services and property group TA Enterprise. forbes.com/lists/2011/84/…
- 4 Nov 2017 Al-Waleed bin Talal arrested in Saudi Arabia on MbS’ authority.
- Days before, Al-Waleed contacted Jamal Kashoggi, public critic of Saudi Gov, and invited him to return to the Kingdom.
- Jan 2018 Al-Waleed released following a financial settlement with Saudi Gov.
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8 Oct 18
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8 Aug 18
@karolcummins @LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 @LouiseBagshawe @JamesFourM @ninaandtito @MrFelt_ Don Jr, Eric and Lara Trump attended the April 2018 wedding of Sajwani's daughter, Amira Sajwani, is also also Damac’s CFO. Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan also attended. arabianbusiness.com/culture-societ…
@karolcummins @LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 @LouiseBagshawe @JamesFourM @ninaandtito @MrFelt_ July 11, 2017, Sajwani met Croatian president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. damacproperties.com/en/media-centr…. July 21, 2017, Sajwani met Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/d…
@karolcummins @LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 @LouiseBagshawe @JamesFourM @ninaandtito @MrFelt_ @LouiseMensch Re: "what do you know about DAMAC and Gentry Beach?", the common links in the following timeline are oil and gas, money, power and military strategy. Adding to @karolcummins excellent finds. I can provide sources but they are many. The characters:
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17 Dec 17
UpGuard’s discovery of perhaps the largest known exposure of voter info in history is corroborated by technical evidence, as well and public statements of the responsible firms and political staffers.
GOP data firm that exposed millions of Americans' personal information is facing its first class-action lawsuit. businessinsider.com.au/deep-root-anal…
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