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    Kleptocracy Weekly: May 22-26
    May26

    Kleptocracy Weekly: May 22-26

    U.S. Russian officials bragged in conversations during the presidential campaign that they had cultivated a strong relationship with former Trump adviser Michael Flynn and believed they could use him to influence Trump and his team. Miami’s Porsche Design Tower developers— whose luxury condominium on Sunny Isles once featured Alicia Keys as...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 25, 2017
    May25

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 25, 2017

    ​News Democratic lawmakers asked Deutsche Bank to hand over its findings on two politically charged matters — its banking on behalf of now-President Trump and trades from the bank’s Moscow operation that helped move some $10 billion out of Russia. Read the original letter here. A former Trump campaign aide has registered to lobby on behalf...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 22, 2017
    May22

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 22, 2017

    News Russian officials bragged in conversations during the presidential campaign that they had cultivated a strong relationship with former Trump adviser Michael Flynn and believed they could use him to influence Trump and his team. The Trump administration, in a significant escalation of its clash with the government’s top ethics watchdog,...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: 5/15-5/19
    May19

    Kleptocracy Weekly: 5/15-5/19

    The latest on KI.org: Global illicit financial flows – and how to stop them. U.S. A look at the FCPA after 40 years. Michael Flynn and other advisers to Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last 7 months of the 2016 presidential race. The FBI warned a...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 16, 2017
    May16

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 16, 2017

    News Investigators looking into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia will be able to pursue leads by tapping into a huge database of suspicious financial transactions maintained by FinCEN. President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 12, 2017
    May12

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 12, 2017

    The latest on KI’s website: Hungary’s descent into cronyism under Victor Orban. News Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has been found guilty of siphoning hundreds of thousands of dollars from a charity that she and her chief of staff had passed off as a scholarship service for students. Federal agents have seized nearly a half-million...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 11, 2017
    May11

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 11, 2017

    News Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly at odds with his former Turkish client over two unusual payments totaling $80,000. The disagreement points to inconsistencies in Flynn’s accounts to the U.S. government about his work for foreign interests. Federal prosecutors issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 9, 2017
    May09

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 9, 2017

    News At a Senate hearing on Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified that she had warned the White House that former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn’s false statements about speaking to a Russian official could expose him to blackmail from Russia. Société Générale...

    Failure to Register
    May04

    Failure to Register

    KleptoCast 15: Casey Michel talks to Laure Brillaud of Transparency International about a new report on European anti-money laundering efforts. Listen to previous episodes on iTunes. http://kleptocracyinitiative.org/inc/uploads/2017/05/15.-EU-Beneficial-Ownership-Schemes-Laure-Brillaud-5.3.17.mp3By Casey Michel Last year’s Panama...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 4, 2017
    May04

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 4, 2017

    News A firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s initial campaign manager quietly agreed to lobby for the oil company Citgo as the company, which is owned by the leftist government of Venezuela, was becoming increasingly embroiled in tensions involving the United States, Venezuela and Russia. U.S. government-backed Voice of America has suspended...

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