Skip to comments.Anatomy of a Sting: Robert Mueller Likely Used FBI and Foreign Intel to Set-Up George Papadopoulos
Posted on 08/21/2018 6:06:47 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
Full Title: Anatomy of a Sting: Robert Mueller Likely Used FBI and Foreign Intel to Set-Up George Papadopoulos in July 2017
The Daily Caller has learned that a man named Charles Tawil gave Papadopoulos $10,000 during a meeting in an Israeli hotel room in July 2017.
Papadopoulos gave the money to an attorney in Greece before traveling back to the U.S., a source told TheDCNF on the condition of anonymity. Papadopoulos was arrested at Dulles International Airport on a return trip from overseas on July 27, 2017. (read more)
Do you see what they did there?
The $10k payment to Papadopoulos was almost guaranteed to be a sting operation; a set-up.
Federal agents were waiting for Papadopoulos at the airport upon his arrival and re-entry into the U.S. If Mr. Papadopoulos had carried that $10k into the U.S. without declaring a U.S. treasury filing, the FBI/DOJ would have nailed him on a treasury violation.
Bringing $10,000 (or more) cash into the U.S., without reporting, is major trouble; add into that aspect the likelihood the set-up included use of an intelligence asset, and the issue can be compounded into laundering money. Thats just the type of leverage Robert Mueller was looking for:
[ ] Stanley said Papadopoulos arrived on a Lufthansa flight from Munich that touched down at about 7 p.m. on July 27, and the FBI intercepted him as soon as he got off the plane.
He was arrested before he got to Customs and he was then held at the airport before being brought to a law enforcement office, Stanley recalled. (link)
The Mueller directed federal agents were waiting for him; but P-dop left the cash in Greece. I suspect Papadopoulos likely sensed something was askew. The absence of the cash foiled the FBIs initial plan and thats
(Excerpt) Read more at theconservativetreehouse.com ...
He would have been in deep, deep trouble... like Awan’s wife?
> “Bringing $10,000 (or more) cash into the U.S., without reporting, ...”
FALSE. The 10k was never brought into the US. It was dropped off with an attorney in Greece. George did the right thing. He declared it and cooperated saying the money source who was an Israeli might have been an intel agent.
George is a good guy. He was framed by Mueller.
No one said that the money was brought into the US. The FBI wanted him to do so as a sting operation on him
The seriousness of the entrapment only goes one way.
I recall the Left being all angry about Project Veritas on multiple occasions ... but then they didn’t work for the Justice Department.
Did I need to put in a sarcasm tag?
My point was that they would have used the 10k as an excuse to hold him, but since he didn’t bring it, they needed Plan B.
Awan’s wife, on the other hand, likely leaving to avoid criminal investigation, was allowed to carry cash above the limit and go.
George was set up.
So is the Govt allowed do set people up or do entrapment? Thinking of tweeting this story to Mr Papadopoulos since he had that odd tweet yesterday
WITH ALL THE PLOTTING AGAINST TRUMP THESE PEOPLE WERE DOING WHEN DID THEY HAVE TIME TO DO THEIR ACTUAL JOBS?
YOU KNOW, PROTECTING THE CITIZENS FROM TERRORISTS AND STUFF
Mueller really is scum.
I don’t believe in coincidences.
If someone gives you ten grand in a foreign country, which is the dollar limit for this thing, and then when you enter the US you are arrested, that sounds like a setup. Why was he arrested?
To be clear, George had nothing to do with the Trump Campaign, he was not onboard with the Campaign at the time he handed off the 10k.
George did not have to declare the 10k when he arrived in the US because he was not carrying it. If he had to declare the 10k it would be on his taxes. But if he handed it to an attorney in Greece, he may not have had to report it on his taxes depending on his intent.
If the 10k was handed to the attorney pending disposition and it was not for personal use or payment of personal debts, then George had no obligation to report it anywhere until its disposition was settled.
Giving the 10k to an Attorney in Greece was the right thing to do.
This happened before George was onboard the Trump Campaign. George was introduced to an Israeli oil/gas deal where he received the 10k as some sort of consultancy payment. He was obviously hesitant about the 10k because he saw it appropriate to hand it to an attorney until the deal’s legitimacy was clear. This is the appropriate action to take. It is not a crime.
George committed no crime. He was an easy mark by Mueller’s minions to be drawn into their sham investigation that was in actuality an entrapment to plant evidence into the Trump Campaign.
George was NOT arrested for the 10k. He was arrested as a result of an indictment that he had lied to the Mueller FBI dogs. He did not lie, he was confused by these dogs. Using scare tactics they stretched his confusion into a charge of perjury and threatened him with 10 years in federal prison. They offered him a plea deal six months or less if he agreed to their terms. His wife Simona Mangiante agreed with him that the lighter sentence plea deal was best but now after learning that Mueller is a dirty creep, she is announcing in the press that she wants her husband to rescind the plea deal and get an attorney.
Read the backstory here:
Better yet, listen to the facts and inferences of what Mueller was doing to this guy here:
No. See #12.
CTR is off here. They don’t have the facts pinned down. It’s Ok, why we’re correcting the record here. CTR does good work but sometimes they are off.
Your takeaway is in the right direction but using the wrong map.
See #12. 13.
The FBI did hold him in jail for a day after picking him up at the airport.
This is one of those deals where you want to be really careful to not get any on you. Talk about sleaze.
Never talk to the cops.
Trump is smart to avoid their perjury trap, and that is exactly what it is.
mueller and deep state, have been using the powers of the government to go after and ruin too many.. it has become a way of life to them. It’s NOT the way we run our country and it’s past time to stop this low life. They have grown to believe they were above the law.. they WERE the law.... time to shut them down!
I just don’t have any... NONE.. confidence in congress to do anything outside of meeting demands and debts to special interest.. that is the only reason (except for a few) they come to Washington.. stay long enough to gain power and retire with a fortune. It has become the norm and no one has said “no more”. This election in Nov is one of the most important elections we will have.. it either solidifies Trump or it will begin the left/dems attempt to take him out. That would be the end of the last hope we have for our nation. If they are able to do that, our constitution ... our rule of law.. our beloved United States would be no more... ever!
I think youre confusing things. Of course George did the right thing in giving the money to his attorney but *IF* he did bring the 10k cash into U.S. as the FBI wanted him to do them he would have been in serious legal trouble. It was a trap but thankfully George didnt fall for it. It doesnt matter that George was no longer with the Trump campaign or administration, mueller just wanted to add something else on top of getting Papadopoulos
Gee a Somali woman waltzes through the Minneapolis airport with hundreds of thousands in cash in a suitcase and flies back to Somalia and there is no problem. The source of that cash was likely a fraudulent daycare business that bilked the State of Minnesota out of an estimated $20 million.
There should be a law change that special prosecutors appointed by congress can ONLY pursue crimes done before they were appointed. Any future crimes must be refereed to the regular prosecutors. Without that restrictions, the special prosecutors can go after ANYONE and try to mess them up. That seems to be exactly what Mueller is trying to do, without a real crime... he is abusing people by trying to set them up.
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