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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Secret transactions, lost jobs, worker injuries, gutted buildings, unpaid bills: Ihor Kolomoisky's untold American legacy. An investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists shows that Deutsche Bank, the troubled global lender, played a pivotal role, transferring more than $750 million to Kolomoisky's business interests in the United States.



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Donald Trump's favorite bank. Any questions?:

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Bottom line: #Deutsche Bank *knew for YEARS* that they were helping criminals launder money, and they PROFITED off it.

Pedophiles, mobsters, drug traffickers, human traffickers, blood diamond purveyors...all enabled by Deutsche's greed.

#1 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-09-23 07:03 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

...all enabled by Deutsche's greed.

#1 | POSTED BY GAL_TUESDAY AT 2020-09-23 07:03 AM | FLAG:

You mean the Germans are shady? I didn't see that coming. Merkel looks so honest.

#2 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2020-09-23 08:39 AM | Reply

#2 Deutsche bank:

Deutsche Bank AG is a German multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, and dual-listed in New York Stock Exchange and Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The bank's network spans 58 countries with a large presence in Europe, the Americas and Asia. As of 2017-2018, Deutsche Bank was the 17th largest bank in the world by total assets. As the largest German banking institution, it is a component of the DAX stock market index.

#3 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-09-23 08:52 AM | Reply

Some dots that need to be connected? ...

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. ...

[emphasis mine]

#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-23 09:23 AM | Reply

Merkel looks so honest.


Not everyone is a good judge of character.

Don't believe me?

See any trump supporter for proof.

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-09-23 11:48 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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