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My guess is it’s how trump got in with the russians in the first place, they laundered money at his casino. After he lost a billion dollars and no one would loan him money russia probably backed him at deutsche bank or something knowing trump would be useful to launder money in real estate for russian oligarchs. They probably also knew this would bind him to them and in a way where he was probably thankful. It was at this time and probably through stone’s help he entered into U.S. Politics stirring divisions within the right about obama. They probably have always had a hand somewhere in developing trump as a political actor whether he knows it or not, shit they go after all sorts of people, take the idiot steven segall.Money laundering legal definition trumps just one. And he probably provided them real use outside of the propensity for cultural divisions like in funneling money out of the country in real estate deals. He’s such a perfect target. They just got real lucky that america’s right wing are full of douches who will believe anything these days so long as it makes them feel superior to others.

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I stumbled across this old vanity fair article about trump, september 1990. Long read, but highlights trump’s perilous financial position in the 80’s, and also hits on his poor mental health.

Some highlights:

Trump had millions of dollars signed away in personal guarantees. The personal debt on the trump shuttle alone was $135 million. Bear stearns had been guaranteed $56 million for trump’s alexander’s and american airlines positions. The taj mahal casino had a complicated set of provisions which made trump responsible for $35 million.Money laundering legal definition trump had personally guaranteed $125 million for the plaza hotel. In west palm beach, trump plaza was so empty it was nicknamed “the trump see-through.” that building alone carried $14 million worth of personal debt. Trump’s mansions in greenwich and palm beach, as well as the yacht, had been promised to the banks for $40 million in outstanding loans. The wall street journal estimated that trump’s guarantees could exceed $600 million. In one astonishing decade, donald trump had become the brazil of manhattan.

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“yeah, yeah? Is that so?” the lawyer said, and then laughed at the sheer—as he phrased it—“brass balls” of his client, standing up to the numbers guys who were representing chase manhattan and bankers trust, whom he was into for hundreds of millions of dollars. “donald’s very up. This is the kind of challenge donald likes,” the lawyer told me.Money laundering legal definition “it’s weird. You would never know anything is wrong.”

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Deals had always been his only art. He was reportedly getting unbelievable deals now from the contractors he had hired to build his casinos and the fiberglass elephants that decorate the boardwalk in front of the taj mahal, for they were desperate, unsure that they would ever get paid for months of work. Trump was famous for his skill at squeezing every last bit out of his transactions. He was known to be making shocking deals now that he never could have made two months before. “trump won’t do a deal unless there’s something extra—a kind of moral larceny—in it,” one of his rivals once said of him.

No doubt, the ’80s is when trump started the money laundering through casinos and real estate and art to save his empire.

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Yep, he basically was given a blanket authorization to weed out corruption wherever he finds it.Money laundering legal definition at the risk of sounding hyperbolic, I think he may be our greatest hope of restoring and healing the country.

My dad is a hardcore conservative who voted for trump despite not loving him. My strategy ever since the election has been pretty simple…I screenshot headlines or excerpts from various articles, things that are easily verifiable and that I think conservative media will either ignore or twist around, and then text one to him every night. Sometimes we’ll joke about trump being a jackass, sometimes he’ll rebut with a point of his own, and sometimes he won’t respond at all…But he always reads what I send him because he knows we’ll end up having a conversation about it the next time we’re together.

It’s kind of astounding how effective that’s been at pre-empting whatever he hears on rush limbaugh the following day. He knew early on that mueller was a registered republican, was insanely credentialed and had worked under multiple presidents from both parties.Money laundering legal definition because of that, he never bought in for a second to the smear campaign guys like limbaugh and hannity briefly tried to run.

When news of the indictments and the guilty plea broke last week, I screenshotted him the headline immediately. I honestly thought it would be one of those no response cases, but within an hour he texted back: draining the swamp. We had a brief but excellent conversation a few days later where he openly stated that he wants mueller to rain down hell on washington, regardless of who belongs to which party. Never in a million years did I expect those words to come out of his mouth.

We still don’t see eye-to-eye on the vast majority of issues, but I’m honestly proud of my dad for keeping a clear head through all of this instead of burying it in the sand like so many conservative voters have. When people take the time to read about bob mueller, who he is and everything he’s done in service of the country, I’m finding that they all have a hard time feeling anything but the utmost respect for him.Money laundering legal definition he truly seems like a unifying figure in this mess, and he might be the one person in the world who’s immune to all the divisive rhetoric flying around. Thank god for this guy.

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Trump and his attorneys’ argument that old real estate deals are “outside the scope” of mueller’s investigation falls flat.

The special counsel probe has the authority to investigate any potential collusion between trump’s campaign and moscow, as well as any auxiliary matters arising from the russia probe.

Of course trump’s real estate deals are relevant. Shady real estate deals with russians, like e.G. That sweetheart deal on his shithole florida estate he had, that trump bought at its highest right before the crash then sold to a russian gangster for substantially above market value at the height of the market crash, would be relevant to show how beholden trump is to russian oligarch (ie putin) interests and whether he might have some personal interest at stake in selling out the country.Money laundering legal definition

If the SC finds something illegal when exploring suspect real estate deals, then he’s not required to ignore the obvious criminality right in front of him just because trump doesn’t approve. The argument is ridiculous.

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