Category: Money Laundering

Exclusive: FISA Target SVB Bank Server Sent Cambridge Analytica Data to Trump

SVB Bank, or Silicon Valley Bank, had a server that was communicating with the Trump and Spectrum Health servers,

This is in addition to the  well-known Alfa Bank server that was talking to the Trump and Spectrum servers. The existence of the Alfa-Trump link was broken on October 31st in an exclusive report by Franklin Foer of Slate.

Naveed Jamali, acting on behalf, he said, of two more senior people in US intelligence, whom I have named to the FBI, told me on Nov 7th that there was a FISA warrant targeted at two Russian banks, which covered ‘any US person’ related to the money laundering offenses which the FBI was investigating related to the Trump campaign and Russia. My story reported that:

The FISA warrant was granted in connection with the investigation of suspected activity between the [Trump] server and two banks, SVB Bank and Alfa Bank.

I can now report that it was not only Alfa Bank whose server was communicating with the Trump server; SVB Bank was communicating with that server too, using its own dedicated server.

My exclusive report on Mike Flynn’s ‘Treason Tour’ of Europe stated on April 16 that:

The precise combination of these two databases [state voter registration and the DNC’s hacked ‘Vertica’ database] allowed Cambridge Analytica and SCL both to create Russian-directed propaganda and target it at voting groups with extraordinary precision.

I added:

 SVB bank, the second bank named in the FISA warrant I exclusively reported on Nov 7th, was also involved in messaging

 

I have corrected my earlier story to clarify some of my reporting. The money-laundering was principally communicated via Alfa Bank to the Trump server, and the database replication was communicated to Alfa Bank from the Spectrum Health server.

As I reported on April 1st, in my exclusive ‘Alfa Bank, Trump Tower and a Social Media Impeachment,’ these three servers were money laundering and data laundering.

Tea Pain USA provided an excellent analysis of matters here.

However and further to my earlier report on Mike Flynn and SCL in April, the SVB server was sending Cambridge Analytica data targeting and propaganda messages to Trump’s server, in order that they be washed with the voter registration and DNC databases that were being sent to and from Alfa Bank.

General Flynn had to amend his disclosure in August to add SCL, the propaganda-creating arm of Cambridge Analytica, to his forms. The Washington Post reported:

The updated disclosure also confirms that Flynn had agreed to work with the SCL Group, at the time the British parent company of Cambridge Analytica, a data science company hired by Donald Trump’s campaign. One of Cambridge’s main financiers is hedge fund magnate Robert L. Mercer, whose daughter Rebekah is an influential conservative donor.

In another story on Patribotics we broke the news that Milo Yiannopolous, the alt-right provocateur, had an account with SVB Bank. He told me that:

I had a Private Bank account with Silicon Valley Bank, whose executives I met when I was a technology reporter.

The billionaire Peter Thiel, of Facebook’s board, was an advisor to the Trump campaign, and Facebook’s collusion with Russian funders of fake news advertisements is now front and center in the Trump Russia story.

Jared Kushner, who ran the Trump data operation, met with the Russian intelligence head of a parent bank to SVB, Sberbank, in Trump Tower in December.

I have previously reported exclusively on this blog both that Boris Epshteyn paid hackers on behalf of the Trump campaign – via the Alfa Server-Trump Tower connection – and on behalf of Russia, and that Donald Trump used Ocean Way Capital and Hostkey as the hackers who hosted the DNC emails on Wikileaks Russian servers.

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Exclusive: Sources: Paul Manafort’s Secret Florida Storage Facility

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Exclusive: Sources: Paul Manafort’s Secret Florida Storage Facility

Paul Manafort was put under surveillance by the FBI, according to CNN, in a story that confirms much of my earlier reporting on Mr. Manafort. CNN concedes that items were recovered from a storage facility owned by Manafort:

As part of the FISA warrant, CNN has learned that earlier this year, the FBI conducted a search of a storage facility belonging to Manafort. It’s not known what they found.

I had exclusively broken this news on August 5th on Twitter:

This was an addendum to my exclusive report, dated May 31, that Mr. Manafort’s apartment had been searched ‘by consent’ at Trump Tower by U.S. Marshals on Friday, 19th June, as soon as Air Force One went wheels-up taking Trump to Saudi Arabia. I reported then that this search found nothing, but, at the request of sources, did not say why.

I can now add to my reporting that this was because U.S. Marshals and the FBI knew that Mr. Manafort had transferred these items to a storage space he controls in Florida (journalists should note the location is not reported by WSJ). Sources familiar with the matter report the location was thought to be here:

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My own research located this facility as Document Storage Systems, Inc, of Juno Beach in Florida.

It is important to note that the Wall Street Journal has reported that the FBI had a warrant to read ‘electronically stored communications’ or emails after Manafort “left” the Trump campaign.

But armed with a warrant, investigators still could have conducted clandestine surveillance of Mr. Manafort, possibly by obtaining copies of his emails and other electronically stored communications, or by having agents follow him or conduct physical searches of his property.

This reporting tends to confirm my own reporting, namely that agents knew exactly where Manafort was storing paper documents or any electronic items he removed from his apartment. By October 15th, when the FISA warrants on money laundering from the two Russian banks were obtained, which included permission to intercept U.S. persons in relation to the inquiry – Manafort included – the FBI could also hear Mr. Manafort talking.

It is important to note that in saying that agents observed Manafort removing items to Florida, my sources did not exclude the possibility of Manafort having more than one storage space for more than one type of item. There may well have been others in Florida and in other states; but this, my sources reported, was one of them. Clearly the building is marked as a ‘document storage’ facility. Sources also said that electronic items, possibly servers, were removed from Mr. Manafort’s apartment in advance of the ‘by consent’ search on May 19th, and that these items were also stashed in a separate storage facility.

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The Curious Case of the March for Truth And The Bulgarian Hacker

Social media and its use by American traitors working for Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is suddenly a hot topic in the mainstream media.

Here I present a short report that is not based on sources, but rather on open-source intelligence, or OSINT, that readers may verify for themselves with links I shall provide in the text. This is offered as a raw intelligence report and I cannot draw a definite conclusion from the facts I report here, other than to suggest it is worth a look by investigators into social media efforts to influence American conversation online.

There appears to be an odd commonality among various ‘Resistance’ groups that ostensibly oppose Donald Trump, and do not admit to being linked to each other.

There also appears to be a commonality between at least one node on this graph, and websites owned and run by General Mike Flynn, who, along with his son, is being investigated for treason with Russia.

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The common factor in these cases is that, at one time or another, websites registered by these various entities appear to have shared hosting by a very obscure provider located in Bulgaria.

The second commonality is that sites owned by an admin connected to General Mike Flynn’s company, and ‘Resistance’ sites, shared hosting by a particular block run out of Wasilla, Alaska, and owned by Level 3 Communications, an internet giant.

Despite the fact that Level 3 Communications is indeed a giant provider, the specific block located in Wasilla, Alaska, on which the ‘Resistance’ and Flynn-linked websites were both hosted, was very small, and hosted a mere handful of sites.

I will also report on the reaction from ostensibly anti-Trump persons and accounts to my questions over these shared hosting links.


Different ‘Resistance’ Accounts and Groups Share an Obscure Host

This blog exclusively broke the news both that Wikileaks had obtained Russian servers a week before the release of the DNC’s emails, and that Julian Assange had provided the SSL keys to Wikileaks to that company, Hostkey, run by the Russian hacker and spammer Peter Chayanov.

I asked the author of the first piece, Laurelai Bailey, a data scientist, to make her work understandable to a general audience and not to include too many technical details. She and I were nonetheless bombarded by friends of Russia online looking to rubbish her entirely accurate work.

This blog also exclusively broke the news, again, in a piece by Laurelai Bailey, that Sean Spicer had tweeted out what most people would think of as a bitcoin password. The technical term is, I am told, “identity confirmation code”, but again, I asked Laurelai to use simple terms non-techies would get. Her (entirely correct) work again brought on a lot of abuse.

One man that brought himself to my attention was Christopher Bouzy, on Twitter. He wrote a rebuttal piece, and tweeted a lot of demonstrably wrong denials, such as “You cannot wash money through a botnet” [sic].

I was surprised by Mr. Bouzy’s vehemence and started to look at his Twitter account and thereafter the registrations on his websites.

This Host Links ‘The Resistance’, Bitcoin Expert Bouzy, And A 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist

One of Mr. Bouzy’s websites, since deleted, was hosted with a Bulgarian hacker, Marian Marinov. The site was called ‘Bycdns. com’.

I was struck to find that ostensibly ‘Resistance’ websites, which by rights should have no connection with each other, had also used this provider as a host at one time or another.

The fake Twitter account @RoguePotusStaff had pushed a website listed by ‘March for Truth’, a verified Twitter account.

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Rogue POTUS was fond of slamming James Comey while saying ‘POTUS is winning’ and pushing a coordinated line of despair about America and the Trump Russia investigation.

msrThe website was ‘TellYourReps .com’. (I am not providing direct links to the websites as I fear they may carry malware.)

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Now this site, Tell Your Reps. com, was also hosted by the identical Bulgarian provider. Rather suspiciously, it was being promoted by a troll Russian account that had previously promoted Tulsi Gabbard’s support of Assad, and the website was registered on June 24th, 2016 the date of the Trump-Russia second Treasonmeeting in Scotland, where, we have reported, Russia and Trump did the deal to undermine America’s elections and voting system in exchange for help with hacking.

Finally, a third website that ought to have no connection to Mr. Bouzy or to ‘March for Truth’ wound up on this provider as well. WhoWhatWhy dot com, the site founded by the anti-Bush conspiracy theorist Russ Baker, was at one time also hosted by Mr. Marinov’s company.

[Russ Baker’s book] Family of Secrets contends that the first President Bush became an intelligence agent in his teenage years and was later at the center of a plot to assassinate Kennedy that included his father, Prescott Bush, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, CIA Director Allen Dulles, Cuban and Russian exiles and emigrants, and various Texas oilmen.[1] It asserts that Bob Woodward of The Washington Post was an intelligence agent who conspired with John Dean to remove President Richard Nixon from office for opposing the oil depletion allowance.[1]

Baker “is not willing to rule out the possibility that the bombings were a false-flag operation conducted or permitted by elements of the American government in order to justify the Homeland Security complex.” He argues that FBI recruited the Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev as an agent or informant, which the FBI has categorically denied.[4][27]

In March 2010, he appeared before the “Treason in America Conference,” a gathering of Sept. 11 truthers. … Baker “sounded open to the possibility that 9/11 was an inside job.”[4]

 

Mr. Baker has connections to Russia, having appeared on RT.com, the channel run by Russian intelligence, who have recently registered under FARA.

WhoWhatWhy is, therefore, a strange bedfellow, ostensibly, for the ‘March For Truth’ and that in turn is a strange bedfellow for Mr. Bouzy.

Malware Dropping IPs

Lastly, I note that many of the IPs on which each of these sites have been hosted are listed as malware droppers.

Links Between Mr. Bouzy’s Sites, General Mike Flynn, And Russian Botnets

As Patribotics has exclusively reported, General Mike Flynn is under investigation for co-ordinating Russia’s attack on the entire West through social media.

As we have also exclusively reported, the Kelhios botnet was run out of command and control servers operating from Trump Hotels, and Peter Levashov, the indicted hacker, was paid by Team Trump.

Now I can report a further link between all three of these. It is a server out of Wasilla, Alaska, run by Level 3 Communications, a giant provider. The host itself is however discrete, and fairly small, with 256 addresses in that specific block.

  1. Mike Flynn’s website was hosted there

General Flynn was on the advisory board of a paid group ‘The Intelligence Community’. It featured Naveed Jamali, my source for my FISA story, as an ‘OSINT Analyst’.

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One of the sites it owned and registered was “OSINT maps dot com“. This site was hosted  on Level 3’s Wasilla, Alaska server.

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I am told that this IP address was “being used as a command and control server for known malware”. Thank you General Flynn!

2. Mr. Bouzy’s website, Charmzi dot com, was hosted there:charmzi .jpeg

This *former* IP of Charmzi is, I am told, presently acting up:  “8.5.1.33 is participating in malicious activity, and is confirmed to be hosting exploit code, malware, trojans, spyware and other malicious tools”.

3. Dante Jimenez, who is listed as running  Russian botnets on Spamhaus, had a website that was hosted there: clickmailer.jpeg

Now, as Mr. Jimenez is listed by Spamhaus as the fourth worst spammer in the world today, this may be thought to be quite the coincidence. A sub speciality of his is “providing hosting to Russian drug botnet spammers”.

Mr. Bouzy’s Reaction to Questions About His Website Hosts

I draw no firm conclusions but note the odd coincidence. One thing that does raise alarms, though, is Mr. Bouzy’s reaction when I asked him about his hosting, both with Marian Marinov and with Level 3 in Wasilla.

I asked him:

I’m going to write up your Marian Marinov hosting. Any comment as to why you use Get Clouder and Bulgarian hackers, same as Rogue / Baker?

He replied:

Louise, unlike the other people you lie about, I will seek legal action against you. I was born and raised in NYC…and all it will take is just a phone call to keep you tied up in court for the next several years. And I promise you I will not be alone. There will be several others willing to seek legal action as well. The last time I made you a promise, over 14 outlets wrote about you and your fake news, and that just took a couple of quick emails. So, do not start something you are not willing to finish…because I am not the one. I suggest you go back to writing fake news about Trump, and leave me out of your nonsense.

A twitter ally of mine then asked him:

So, you’re admitting to organizing a coordinated effort to discredit because your domains were linked to a Bulgarian hacker? How interesting

Mr. Bouzy replied:

I am admitting that 5 minutes of my time resulted in journalists focusing on Louise. Now imagine what I will do if I devote more of my time.

Naturally I was rather interested to learn that Mr. Bouzy claimed to have emailed journalists to coordinate smears on me and my work. I shall be exploring this claim with the organizations and my lawyers once Trump is indicted. I do not know if he was telling the truth about the pieces he claimed to have organized, but his claims included articles, which he helpfully counted out for me, in the week of May 21st. These included the Australian, Salon, Business Insider, Mediaite, and others. 4 articles

Mr. Bouzy had threatened me on May 17th with the ominous threat “winter is coming” which he was good enough to repeat to me on this occasion:

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Despite Bouzy’s threats to repeat this smear campaign in the press and his repeated statements that “Winter is coming”

If scared = amused and entertained by you and Louise, than you are correct. But like I once told Louise, Winter is coming

I have nonetheless reported on his hosting arrangements, which appear to me to merit further scrutiny.

I did warn her Winter is coming… More articles are on the way. She is getting trumped. 🙂

Mr. Bouzy was right in one regard. I did indeed persist, mostly because everything I have reported, including the Bitcoin/Spicer article Bouzy jumped in to attack, is true.

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Scot Sedition: June 24, Treasonmeeting 2?

On June 9th at Trump Tower, Russian intelligence and the Trump team met to receive intelligence from the Russian government detrimental to Hillary Clinton. This was arranged by Donald Trump Jr, who, in publishing his emails with Russian intelligence, has admitted to conspiracy to collude in the election; as has Jared Kushner, whose statement, while openly admitting to breaking the Logan Act, does not mention the email subject.

As I exclusively reported for Patribotics, GCHQ has complete recordings of the meeting from the hot-miced phones of several Russians, whose phones were hacked before they landed in the United States. It is safe to assume the USIC (United States Intelligence Community) also has these recordings.

However, we can extrapolate that complex negotiations over how Trump and Russia should collude to hack the election were not finalized at this meeting, as it was simply not long enough.

June 24th In Scotland – Trump’s Art of the Steal?

I believe there was a second meeting, at which the deal was done. June 24th, in Scotland, the day after the Brexit vote, Donald Trump, members of his family and various press barons and Russian actors met in Scotland at Trump’s golf course.

After this meeting, Trump’s fortunes changed rapidly. He arrived in Scotland broke, with his campaign deep in debt, and his polling numbers an embarrassment. Just days after he departed, the Trump campaign was flooded with money – and Russian bots, previously dedicated to Brexit, began to retarget themselves to Trump.

Trump and his co-conspirators can rest assured – although this may be the wrong way to put it – that GCHQ will have had this entire weekend on tape.

If hacking for money and sanctions, and other deals favoring press barons, were washed at this meeting, conspirators – such as Steve Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary – need to be aware that GCHQ will have them on tape and will have passed those tapes to the USIC and Special Counsel Mueller.

Sources with links to British intelligence have confirmed there is plenty of SIGINT on this meeting in Scotland.

 

Mr. Brexit? Mr. Treason – Mnuchin’s Moscow Money

When Trump went to Scotland, he had, in terms of votes, clinched, the nomination, but but the GOP convention was some time away. What Trump didn’t have was organization and money.

Immediately after the June 24 effort, two things started to happen even to the casual observer. Trump became flush with money, and the bot accounts that had pushed Brexit repurposed to target Trump and Putin’s other secondary allies across Europe, in activity that was coordinated by Mike Flynn.

Steve Mnuchin came to the campaign (officially) in May. It was reported to have just $1.3m at the start of June but $51m by the end of the month.

The fundraising team has built a top-tier operation in a short period of time led by Campaign Finance Chairman Steven Mnuchin and his RNC counterpart Lew Eisenberg

the fact is though Mnuchin had been doing a lousy job until mid-June, although his friend Geoff Palmer had given Trump a couple of million that month.

Trump fundraising was widely reported disaster in mid-June, but Mnuchin joins in trip to open a golf course??

Mr. Mnuchin sent Trump fundraising emails to UK members of Parliament – it is illegal to raise election money off foreign nationals.

His first list was a widely reported disaster, with 60% of the emails going to spam inboxes, and then all of a sudden Mnuchin is breaking campaign finance records? – @barcadad

On June 30th, Mnuchin gave $425,000 to the Trump Victory PAC.  Let’s look at the PACs for a minute. Were they ways to launder money to Trump? The record suggests that the PACs were set up in advance of Treasonmeetings 1 and 2, June 9th and June 24th, so that bad actors from China and Russia could promise Trump money funneled through these PACs. Mnuchin would have criminal responsibility if this indeed occurred.

From researcher and former trader Louise Neu comes news of two PACs that appear to have funneled illegal money to Trump:

Great America PAC, a donor to Trey Gowdy SC

Rebuilding America Now PAC, with Tom Barrack and Geoff Palmer.

Great America PAC was caught on tape by the UK Telegraph newspaper agreeing to funnel Chinese money to Trump and to trade Presidential influence for it when Trump won.

Senior figures involved with the Great America PAC, one of the leading “independent” groups organising television advertisements and grassroots support for the Republican nominee, sought to channel $2 million from a Chinese donor into the campaign to elect the billionaire despite laws prohibiting donations from foreigners.

In return, undercover reporters purporting to represent the fictitious donor were assured that he would obtain “influence” if Mr Trump made it to the White House.

Rebuilding America Now PAC links to Barrack and Palmer, who had Chinese money ties and fines for improper use of PACs respectively. Weird, non-round amounts in the donations and refunds from these PACs suggested money laundering.

Geoff Palmer, a principal in Rebuilding America Now PAC, had previously been fined for money laundering. The method? Fake donations that were then refunded, according to Politico:

an anonymous tip hinted that Palmer had encouraged employees of his company to donate to a PAC [to further his real estate] and had reimbursed those employees with both company and personal funds.

Now who is this LA developer’s partner? Tom Barrack, who is bringing Chinese money into real estate in LA. It is also run by two Paul Manafort and Rick Gates loyalists, who have worked directly with the campaign. Now we have Russian, through Manafort, and Chinese money that appears to be laundered. Tom Barrack headed the Inaugural Committee, many donations to which appear to be money-laundering shell donations.

But let us recall that Mr. Palmer had laundered money through reimbursements before. Ms. Neu found that donations made to Rebuilding America Now PAC were in odd amounts, and that refunds were given in the amounts these odd numbers added up to.

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Therefore, Trump Victory, Rebuilding America Now and Great America PAC, under this theory, laundered foreign money into Donald Trump’s campaign on a wholesale level. $107m in the Inaugural Committee’s money laundering and of course more beforehand.

So why did the Treasonmeetings matter? Well, did Mnuchin promise Trump he’d bring on Geoff  ‘The Laundromat’ Palmer?

Of course, apart from small $$, Mnuchin’s buddies with Geoff Palmer (#2 contributor as of Jun16). Real cast of characters, that list

Mnuchin Loves Madoff – And Did He File a Fake Trump Lawsuit?

Mnuchin was accused of taking $3m in Madoff money, but won the case. He also was sued by Trump in 2008 over Trump Tower Chicago for Dune Capital. The case was “settled on unknown terms”. Fake lawsuits have often proved to be simple money laundering devices.

What were the terms?

Trump sued Mnuchin’s hedge fund Dune Capital Management in 2008, accusing it and other investors of allegedly pushing off multimillion-dollar loans while building the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago. The case settled on unknown terms.

Also, Trump “loaned himself” money and then forgave the loans, the public record suggested. But did he really give that money to his own campaign?

6) In Feb ’16, Trump “loaned” himself $6.85M. March ’16 loan total = ~$11.5M. April = ~$7.51M. May = ~$2.2M. June = ~$1.8M.

Again, Mr. Mnuchin will have legal criminal liability for any foreign money laundering into Trump’s campaign. He should know that if he discussed anything illegal, he is on tape.

Bitcoin Money Laundering to Trump After June 24

Barcadad also points me to Bitcoin, the official Trump-Russia money laundering currency, SOARING in unrepeatable donations to Trump. After June 24th, the Treasonmeeting, Bitcoin donations to Trump that were unreportable – under $100 – soared.

4) Bitcoin donations were authorized in 2014, but capped at $100, Trump’s “sweet spot” from mid-June onward

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Cambridge Analytica Brings Russian TrumpBots And Propaganda

I reported exclusively in April that Mike Flynn had coordinated Russian propaganda across Europe on behalf of Vladimir Putin. This propaganda was not only to benefit Donald Trump but also the Nazi rabble supported by Putin across Europe, including Marine Le Pen, Viktor Orban and others.

It was recently confirmed in the mainstream media that Mike Flynn had amended his disclosures to show he took money from SCL, the propaganda arm of Cambridge Analytica.

Cambridge Analytica had worked with Arron Banks and Nigel Farage on Brexit. Flynn’s propaganda derived from Russia – we now know that SCL was creating the content. This ties Cambridge Analytica and SCL inexorably to Donald Trump.

Dan Scavino, Trump’s social media manager, was there. He relentlessly co-ordinated with Russia. I will report separately upon his part in Trump-Russia. The SCL propaganda floated by Cambridge Analytica and pushed by Flynn for Russia was coordinated through Scavino. This evidence found by researcher Kelly @Kelly2277.

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Russian Lawyer Nataliya Flew to the UK for June 24 – And So Did The Treasonmeeting 1 Principals

Treasonmeeting 1 anti-Browder, anti-sanctions lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, was in the UK June 24th, posting from the Hard Rock cafe at 3:30 pm. And so were her Treasonmeeting 1 co-conspirators Rob Goldstone and Emin Agalarov. I’m indebted to researcher Brett @BBTRX for the find.

Here’s Natalia Veselnitskaya posting from 24 June 2016 at 3:31 p.m. (last post of day).

Team Patriot Thanks

I am indebted to Team Patriot for the research in this story. They selflessly answered the call. Links to more individual accounts will be added here later tonight; I am publishing the story first the hopes of getting it out.

 

EXCLUSIVE: SIGINT on Kushner/Ivanka Inside Russian Embassy

Yesterday we published part one of the Cliff Notes to Treason: A short guide on what SIGINT US allies have on which parts of Trump’s team. Many of the principals in the Trump Russia effort are listed in that piece.

As previously, I emphasize that all of this is sourced from various people with links to the intelligence communities of various nations. It is not meant to exclude further SIGINT that patribotics does not know about.

Jared Kushner

Various hostile intelligence agencies have SIGINT on Kushner; the UK and US recorded him in the Russian Embassy when he was discussing his ‘back channel’ to Russia. The Russian Embassy to the United States in Washington D.C. is Russian sovereign territory. Although the UK is barred by the Five Eyes agreement from spying on US soil, the Russian Embassy is not US soil. Again I remind readers of my exclusive report that Sergei Kislyak’s phone was hot miked and was recording everybody it came into contact with.

Erik Prince

At least the UK and the USA have Prince on SIGINT. He was intimately connected with the Carolina Conspiracy and with the Alfa Bank and Spectrum Health servers. The ‘back channel’ to Russia is those servers. Prince was deeply involved with the Carolina Conspiracy.

Betsy DeVos

Is on SIGINT by the USA and UK in relation to the use of the Spectrum Health server. It is important to say here that Ms. De Vos herself is a suspect, according to my sources with links to the intelligence community.

Maria Putin

The daughter of Vladimir Putin. She heads an endocrinology charity. Michigan’s facility, where the Spectrum Health server was located, is an endocrinology center. I reported in my Nov 7th 2016 report on the two FISA warrants, which Naveed Jamali publicly tweeted he was a source for, that Putin’s own daughters were involved in the activities of the server.

Oleg Deripaska

As a Russian, Deripaska is on SIGINT with multiple foreign allies including the UK and France. Mr. Deripaska particularly hates Hillary Clinton, who denied his visa to America in 2009. I reported some of this SIGINT in my recent piece about Sheriff Clarke being taped in Russia with associates of Deripaska, ordered to attack Black Lives Matter. Mr. Deripaska runs many assets in the United States, in the media. He is on SIGINT over the Carolina Conspiracy, as are some of his associates who are American. He is on SIGINT over Putin’s daughters and the Alfa and Spectrum servers.

Jack Posobiec

Mr. Posobiec, sources with links to US intelligence report, is a Russian agent of influence who has been working with Rebel Media. He boasted of publishing the “Macron Leaks” that turned out to be fake. France’s DGSE, or CIA equivalent, hacked Rebel Media’s server in Canada. They discovered material relating to the Carolina Conspiracy that forced the Comey letter. They have all Mr. Posobiec’s communications with Erik Prince, Oleg Deripaska’s agents in the media in the USA, and Team Treason as well as Sputnik and various hackers.

Sources were not specific about who precisely is implicated in France’s wholesale lift of Rebel Media’s servers, but indicated that the net is pretty broad, and that more or less everybody in Trump Russia is involved.

Sources report that Rebel Media was involved as Russia’s agents of influence in the Carolina Conspiracy that forced James Comey’s letter. All of the subsequent intelligence from those servers has gone to the USIC, sources report. This forms a companion piece to France’s recordings of Donald Trump Jr. talking to Russian agents in France before his father was inaugurated.

Paul Manafort

Mr. Manafort was taped by Estonia in April discussing how Russian money could be washed into Donald Trump’s campaign. I am waiting for permission to report more on Mr. Manafort, who proved a rich vein of SIGINT especially on Mike Pence.

Carter Page

As I reported, Carter Page took a tape of Donald Trump to Moscow promising policy shifts in exchange for hacking help.

In my last piece I discussed which nations hold SIGINT on Page. Ukraine and Germany both directly hacked Page’s phone. I do not know if they were able to hot-mike it. Germany holds a treasure trove of Carter Page SIGINT, because they are not bound by the Five Eyes agreement.

The United Kingdom also has recordings of Carter Page in Moscow discussing the hacking of the election with Sechin, Diveykin and others. The Five Eyes agreement prevents the UK from directly hacking Americans abroad without a legal arrangement with the USA, such as a request and a FISA warrant. However, the UK routinely records Russians inside the Kremlin and their boardrooms. UK surveillance on the Russian end, both official and by private firms, captured everything Page said in Russia, and captured him playing the tape of Mr. Trump’s words, sources said.

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By Jay McKenzie

Donald Trump’s Little Moscow deserves more attention.

In 1995, two significant events occurred in Trump’s life, both of which are weighing quite heavily on the nation of late. We learned about the first event in October 2016, barely more than a month away from Election Day. The New York Times published information detailing the $916 million loss Trump took on his 1995 income tax returns in the wake of (primarily) his mismanagement of his Atlantic City casinos.

The second event in 1995 is likely a direct result of the first. Trump insulated himself from his own bankruptcies. In fact, he actually made significant profits in the process, but his employees and investors weren’t so lucky. After seeing the damage Trump left in his wake, willing investors and partners in any future business with Trump were hard to find. Trump needed to resuscitate his ailing brand, and the opportunity presented itself in the form of Gil and Michael Dezer who were headquartered in the Miami metropolitan area. Together, the three of them began buying up oceanfront land in the Sunny Isles, Florida. They’ve been building condominiums there ever since.

Dezer Development and Trump

When asked, Gil Dezer makes sure to put any reporters at ease regarding Dezer Development and Trump’s vetting process regarding the sale of their condos. In 2013, he told The Nation, “We do make sure we know our customer by asking for personal information at the time of signing the contract. We also make sure that anyone buying with an LLC proves to us that they are the rightful owner of that LLC and we check again at closing to make sure that we are still dealing with the same person at the time of delivering title.”

However, given Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, it’s worth mentioning that surrounding Trump and Dezer HQ, there’s been a growing Russian physical and monetary presence, especially so after the housing market crashed in 2008. According to Gil Dezer, in 2008 buyers defaulted on 900 Trump apartments, and it wasn’t until 2011 that the Trump buildings began making a profit again. This was made possible largely through their partnership with Elena Baronoff, an Uzbekistani who immigrated from the Soviet Union in the 1980s. She recruited Russian buyers throughout Europe and brought them to Miami to buy Trump and Dezer properties.

The extent of Russian money tied to Trump’s Florida properties

Reuters reported in March of 2017 that individuals with Russian passports or address have bought at least $98.4 million worth of property in seven Trump-branded luxury towers in southern Florida. In 2008, the year buyers defaulted on 900 Trump apartments, Dmitry Rybolovlev bought Trump’s home in Palm Beach, Florida for $95 million. Only four years earlier, Trump paid $41 million for the property. Despite this large expenditure, Rybolovlev never lived at the property.

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An area clouded in secrecy

The problem with trying to understand Rybolovlev’s motives is the same issue we encounter when sifting through Trump’s business dealings and any Russian influence over him—a lack of transparency. No, Trump hasn’t released his tax returns, and no, it is not immediately possible to identify where illegal activity may be occurring. However, the not knowing in and of itself is made possible through a lack of transparency the GOP is more than happy to allow to continue.

Money laundering and mob influence has been rampant in southern Florida for decades. Lack of awareness isn’t the issue. The problem is that any attempts to pass legislation curtailing this behavior have been struck down by Republican politicians and lobbyists. This is true whether we’re talking about DC or Florida. Only a few days ago in Washington, House Republicans again rejected a bill forcing Donald Trump to release his tax returns. Turning a blind eye to Trump’s business dealings neither proves or disproves knowledge of guilt by either Trump or those voting against this bill. It simply shows that both the GOP and Trump have a shared understanding. They would rather turn a blind eye to possible corruption or foreign influence, rather than be forced to explain the truth.  

Trump’s allies in Florida, Attorney General Pam Bondi and Governor Rick Scott, have taken a similar direction as it relates to possible corruption in southern Florida. We cannot say what they do or do not know. We do know the two have spent $240 million on private lawyers since their time in office began in 2011. We know little details of why such an amount was spent, partly because of Florida’s lax regulations on oversight. Bondia and Scott are not legally required to report this information to the state’s chief legal officer. It’s unsurprising then that they never did so.

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is a man on a mission

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York arrested Diego Gabisonia and thirty-two other defendants on charges related to a RICO conspiracy. Also this past week, the business partner of Michael Cohen—Trump’s personal attorney since 2006—the “taxi king” Gene Freidman was arrested in New York on tax charges. Schneiderman stated that Freidman failed to pay the state $5 million. As of June 9th, Schneiderman is investigating the Eric Trump Foundation as a result of a recent revelation in Forbes that Eric funneled $100,000 in donations from the charity into revenue for the Trump Organization.

Why Diego Gabisonia’s recent arrest may be relevant to Trump

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has a long history of investigating Trump’s various business enterprises. While I’m sure Trump will readily call it all a witch hunt, Schneiderman certainly appears to believe there is something ‘there’ there based on his recent efforts against Trump associates. Was Diego Gabisonia arrested for this very reason? It’s possible, considering his boss, Roman Bokeria, is closely tied to Trump, especially Trump’s Florida investments in “Little Moscow.”

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Trump’s initial connection to Russian investors, Elena Baronoff, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2014, and she died a year later. Gil Dezer admitted, “No one has filled her shoes.” However, interested Russian buyers have continued to invest in Trump’s properties in Sunny Isles. At least one person who has attempted to fill Baronoff’s shoes is Roman Bokeria, chief executive of Miami Red Square Realty. Bokeria is the listing agent on Trump-branded condominiums currently for sale in Sunny Isles, Florida (above, left). Red Square has a staff of at least 15 Real Estate Specialists, many of whom are Russian speakers. Diego Gabisonia is one such employee, and he’s now facing charges in New York related to RICO conspiracy and Conspiracy to commit wire fraudimage3J

To understand how this all could be related, I must mention another name: Max Slyusarchuk, the President and CEO of A & D Mortgage. Slyusarchuk’s company describes itself as offering domestic and foreign borrowers with significant down payments an opportunity to benefit from loans that fall outside certain limits set by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. According to their website, A & D “provides an alternative to our clients to those loans that they couldn’t close somewhere else, yet without have[sic] to resort to hard money loans.”

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Roman Bokeria’s Miami Red Square Realty is partnered with Max Slyusarchuk’s A & D Mortgage, seen here:

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All parties claim to be thorough on their vetting process of new clients, which would be reassuring if there were proof of this, but the evidence is difficult to find. Both companies having associates linked to the Russian mob also throws any claims of legality into question. In addition to Diego Gabisonia, another individual in the area with supposed mob ties is Alex Sorsher.

Alex Sorsher is listed as a company officer for hundreds of businesses in the area; one such company is Liberty Tax Service. It appears he acts in many cases as an accountant.

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The interesting bit is here: Alex Sorsher has been in the past and possibly remains an employee of Max Slyusarchuk at A & D Mortgage.

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These hundreds of companies linked to Sorsher often have few company officers and little, if any, actual business activity. They appear to be the types of companies you would setup if you were looking to launder large amounts of money. One such business linked to Sorsher, Eurasia Technology Group Inc, may prove to be the most significant.

The importance isn’t necessarily the business itself, as there’s little evidence the company is conducting any, but rather the addresses it has listed. The location given in New York is an office in the Empire State Building, near Trump Tower New York. The second location is Hallandale, Florida, close to the Trump Grande and Dezer Developments in Sunny Isle, Florida.

None of the information I’ve presented proves any of these players have committed any crimes, but that’s the defense Trump has used his entire life to avoid conviction. Laws are meant to protect the very fabric of our democracy which Trump appears to be waging war with daily. To put it simply, with more stringent laws, whether or not crimes have taken place would be much easier for either side to prove.

As it is, we’re left with an area with a large population of Russian immigrants who have invested in a small strip of land belonging to Donald Trump. The local area, consisting of Broward and Miami-Dade counties, has a long history of mob ties, going all the way back to almost a century ago. Donald Trump campaign associates Roger Stone and Michael Caputo live in Miami. Caputo, in fact, was on a panel in May with Max Slyusarchuk discussing Trump, Russia and sanctions relating to the 2016 election.

Is it possible these facts are all unrelated coincidences? Sure, it’s possible, but I think given the magnitude of all this information, the American people deserve to know more. My hope is that my work will lead more citizens and journalists to start looking.


DAUGHTERGATE: Ivanka Trump Scrubbed From Trump Poker Shell Companies

New financial disclosures reported by Donald Trump show Ivanka Trump’s name being scrubbed from shell companies related to online gambling. Sources with links to the intelligence community and separate sources with links to the White House say that these companies were designed to disguise Russian payments and money-laundering. They further point, these sources say, to the fact that the Kelhios botnet – which was used in Russia’s hack on the American election – was run by a command and control server working from Trump Tower, with the full knowledge of Eric Trump.

Ivanka has been linked to eleven companies in the Trump financial disclosures. Her status has been put to “Inactive” on several odd holding companies, including:

and others. The most immediately interesting company of Ivanka Trump’s is “Poker Venture Managing Member Corp“.  This is owned by Donald and Ivanka Trump. Ivanka’s company with her father itself is an officer of this very dodgy-looking shell, “Poker Venture LLC.” Judging by the corporation wiki, there is panic in Team Ivanka and Team Trump over “Poker Venture“.  It shows zero “Key People”, and has two other almost identical companies as its officers – the live, active PVMMC that Ivanka co-owns with her pops, and this “Inactive” attempt to clean Ivanka out of the picture: by: Poker Venture Managing Member Corp by: Donald J. Trump.

Those touring “Corporation Wiki” will be surprised to see that “Poker Venture Managing Member Corp by: Donald J Trump” lists itself as an officer of inactive “Poker Venture”, yet when one clicks on the gray icon, one is taken to the same active company.

All very strange. Why are Ms. Trump’s shell companies having a panic? What does it matter if she is directly connected to Trump International Hotel Management (which she is) through TIHM? Why is “Poker Ventures” suddenly showing as both active and inactive simultaneously?

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Sources with links to the intelligence community say that the disassociation with the TIHM is because Trump Hotels and Eric Trump are linked to the Kelhios botnet, which was run with a command and control server out of Trump Tower with the full knowledge of Eric and Donald Trump, and also of course, of Ivanka Trump, whose husband Jared was talking to the Russian Ambassador in the Russian Embassy about secret communications with Russia.

Poker Venture Managing Member Corp is a Nevada company. On the Nevada Secretary of State’s website, it shows an odd filing history. The company was formed in 2012, filed an annual listing in 2013 and 2014; no documents are listed for 2015, but two appear two years later, on August 4 2016.  However, the official Nevada listing shows PVMMC being cancelled on May 22, 2017.

Equally odd is that the state of New Jersey   – (Ivanka Trump has a New Jersey address listed as one of her business records, associated with Poker Ventures) – has added to its newly published list of “Internet Gaming Ancillary Companies”  both Poker Ventures LLC, which was already listed, but also “Novacorp Net Ltd”, “VidMob Inc” and “Reblaze Technologies”.  VidMob Inc, a video company, appears to have a Russian developer on its github, Sergey Shpuntov, whose activity appears to be locked on GitHub; Novacorp Net appears to be associated with a credit card company whose records have been scrubbed (but not well enough); while Reblaze Technologies appears to be coded by Russo-Israelis. Russian Israeli.jpeg

Much worse, Reblaze Technologies does not appear to have much to do with “ancillary services for internet gambling” in NJ – rather, it publishes anti-NSA blogs such as these, lauding the ‘hacking tools’ leaked by Shadow Brokers. Reblaze also offers lists of “protect your website” services you can buy from Russian hackers [sic], listing, ostensibly to protect against them, the full range of tools employed on Russia’s hack of America; its founder repeated the anti-NSA blog in an article that reads as a threat to hack America on Medium in December 2016.

Despite this, even the most secretive malware usually gets exposed eventually.

A great example of this occurred in August: ‘Powerful NSA hacking tools have been revealed online’. As the article explained, “some of the most powerful espionage tools created by the National Security Agency’s elite group of hackers” were stolen by illicit hackers and placed up for auction, for any cybercriminal in the world to buy.

Put all of these together – Novacorp, VidMob and Reblaze, as brand new additions to New Jersey’s “ancillary internet gambling companies” and you see three Russian companies involved, sources allege, with the Kelhios botnet, the direct Russian hack on American voter registries and the DNC, and malware delivered via the Kelhios botnet, that are now trying to cover themselves by pretending to have something to do with “online gambling”. Sources suggest that all three directly relate to Ivanka Trump’s “Poker Ventures” company with her father, which is listed on the same sheet. The state document says:

The following companies have filed completed applications to provide ancillary services for Internet gaming. Preliminary examination of the filings allows for these companies to enter into agreements with casino licensees and Internet gaming permit holders.

It is not therefore much of a leap to imagine – though sources were not specific on this point – that Novacorp, VidMob and Reblaze have been discovered to have been paid by a Trump company, and that their late additions to the New Jersey filing are an attempt to provide a figleaf over other “services” that they did provide.

On the wider reason for the cover-up on Ivanka, sources suggested patribotics was being pointed to specific documents because Trump is threatening to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Patience for Trump’s obstruction is wearing thin, sources with links to the intelligence community report. They also suggest that Paul Ryan, who is more realistic towards his own predicament than Mr. Trump, is willing to cooperate with authorities in exchange for mitigation of his own sentence. If Ryan gives up McConnell, and does not impede Mueller or the FBI further, it is possible he may avoid jail, although like Devin Nunes he will be required to resign from Congress. Ryan spoke in defense of Special Counsel Mueller, showing that Trump can no longer rely on Russian kompromat on Ryan to protect him.

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