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Friday, November 29, 2019

A former Deutsche Bank executive who signed off on several controversial loans to Donald Trump killed himself in his Malibu home earlier this month. Thomas Bowers, 55, hanged himself on November 19 at his beachside home. The banker was not working for Deutsche Bank at the time.



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" Bowers isn't the first Trump-connected Deutsche exec to commit suicide. In 2014, Deutsche derivatives analyst William S. Broeksmit, who reportedly had links to Trump and Russia, hung himself from a dog leash at his home in London."

#1 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-11-29 09:50 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Hanged himself, did he? How many times was his neck broken?

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2019-11-29 10:29 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Bill Barr and several flying monkeys in the neighborhood, perhaps?

#3 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2019-11-29 11:25 AM | Reply

#3 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour

Either that or a couple Russian tourists taking in the scenery...

#4 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2019-11-29 12:52 PM | Reply

Pres Trump and Deutsche Bank have an interesting relationship...

BaFin to Deepen Deutsche Bank Money Laundering Investigation (Feb 2019)

...Deutsche Bank released a statement on Friday saying that BaFin, the German financial regulator, has extended the remit of an independent auditor examining the lender's role in the Danske Bank money laundering scandal.

The case stems from an ongoing investigation into the Danish bank's Estonian division.

After a whistle-blower sounded the alarm about the activity of certain customers, most of whom were from Russia and the former Soviet Union, in late 2018, it became apparent that Danske Bank's Tallinn-based operations were doing business with some less than scrupulous individuals.

It is alleged that the bank laundered around $225 billion from 2007 to 2014. If that is the case, it would potentially be the largest instance of money laundering ever uncovered.

Deutsche Bank falls into the mix as it acted as Danske Bank's main correspondent bank. According to the Financial Times, the German bank was responsible for facilitating $180 billion in suspicious transactions....

Deutsche Bank Offices Are Raided In Money Laundering Probe (Nov 2018)

...In recent years, Deutsche Bank has been in the news not only for its prominence in the Panama Papers, but also for its ties to President Trump, in a tumultuous relationship that goes back some 20 years.

Trump and the bank once sued each other after he failed to repay a $300 million loan. And the author and reporter Luke Harding has described a "shuffle of money" between the bank's dealings with figures in Russia and its business with Trump. ...

#5 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-11-29 08:34 PM | Reply

Bankers hanging themselves and Epstein are hand in hand...

#6 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-12-01 08:53 PM | Reply

Bankers hanging themselves and Epstein are hand in hand...

#7 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-12-01 08:54 PM | Reply

Bankers hanging themselves and Epstein are hand in hand...

Hillary's fault.

#8 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-12-01 09:21 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Is it? Epstein hung out at Mar-A-Lago.

#9 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2019-12-02 07:16 AM | Reply

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