Skip to comments.Russian Oligarch Who Allegedly Paid Michael Cohen Is Linked to Clinton Foundation & John Podesta
Posted on 05/08/2018 10:31:29 PM PDT by lilyramone
Stormy Daniels attorney claimed Tuesday that President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Michael Cohen received $500,000 from a company controlled by a Russian oligarch, deposited into an account for a company also used to pay off the adult film actress. Daniels attorney, Michael Avenatti, also detailed other transactions he said were suspicious, including deposits from drug giant Novartis, the state-run Korea Aerospace Industries, and AT&T which confirmed it paid Cohens company for insights into the Trump administration.
(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...
If it’s dirty, it’s Clinton/Pedodesta related.
A lawyer for Columbus Nova, in a statement Tuesday, described the money as a consulting fee that had nothing to do with Vekselberg.
Do you know, Business consulting is against the Law, and talking with a Russian is akin to child rape.
Vekselbergs Renova Group has donated between $50,000 and $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation, donor records show. Another firm associated with Vekselberg, OC Oerlikon, donated $25,000 to the Clinton Foundation...
Just how much money did Viktor Vekselberg, a controversial Russian billionaire investor with ties to the Vladimir Putin and the Russian government, launder through Metcombank, a Russian regional bank owned 99.978 percent by Vekselberg, with the money transferred via Deutsche Bank and Trust Company Americas in New York City, with the money ending up in a private bank account in the Bank of America that is operated by the Clinton Foundation?
Wikileaks emails tie John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clintons 2016 presidential campaign, into the money-laundering network with the confirmation Podesta had exercised 75,000 shares out of 100,000 previously undisclosed stock options he was secretly issued by Joule Unlimited, a U.S. corporation that ties back to Vekselberg connected Joule Global Stichting in the Netherlands a shady entity identified in the Panama Papers as an offshore money-laundering client of the notorious Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.
As a clear indication of guilty conscience, the Wikileaks Podesta file further documents that Podesta made a serious effort to keep the transaction from coming to light as evidenced by his decision to transfer 75,000 common shares of Joule Unlimited to Leonidio LLC, another shady shell corporation this one listed in Salt Lake City at the home apartment of the gentlemen who registered the company.
Further research has documented that Viktor Vekselberg arranged for two transfers of unknown amounts to a private Clinton Foundation account in the Bank of America,
Stormy Daniels' attorney claimed Tuesday that President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen received $500,000 from a company controlled by a Russian oligarch, deposited into an account for a company also used to pay off the adult film actress.Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, also detailed other transactions he said were suspicious, including deposits from drug giant Novartis, the state-run Korea Aerospace Industries, and AT&T which confirmed it paid Cohen's company for "insights" into the Trump administration.If true, Avenatti's claims, made in a dossier posted to Twitter, could add a new dimension to the federal investigation into Cohen. NBC News has reviewed financial documents that appear to support Avenatti's account of the transactions."This thing is a pig and they can try to put lipstick on a pig tonight, next week, next month but it's still gonna be a pig," Avenatti said on MSNBC's "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell." "This thing's ugly and it's gonna get worse."
Avenatti said his investigation uncovered that $4.4 million flowed through a First Republic account linked to Essential Consultants between October 2016 and January 2018. Essential Consultants is the company Cohen created before the 2016 election and then used to wire $130,000 to Daniels to stop her from going public with her account of an alleged sexual affair with Trump a decade ago.In particular, Avenatti identified eight transactions between January and August 2017, totaling half a million dollars, from U.S.-based Columbus Nova, which he said is controlled by Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg and Vekselberg's cousin Andrew Intrater.In a statement, an attorney for Columbus Nova said the management firm is owned and controlled by Americans and not Vekselberg, who is the president of the Russian conglomerate Renovo Group."After the inauguration, the firm hired Michael Cohen as a business consultant regarding potential sources of capital and potential investments in real estate and other ventures," the Columbus Nova statement said."Reports today that Viktor Vekselberg used Columbus Nova as a conduit for payments to Michael Cohen are false. The claim that Viktor Vekselberg was involved or provided any funding for Columbus Nova's engagement of Michael Cohen is patently untrue."Neither Viktor Vekselberg nor anyone else other than Columbus Nova's owners, were involved in the decision to hire Cohen or provided funding for his engagement."
Columbus Nova is an investment company founded in 2000 and centered in New York City. As of 2015, its key people are CEO Andrew Intrater. Exactly when Epstein departed the company is unclear. The company is a multi-strategy investment firm with 200-300 million USD of assets in its own funds and affiliated portfolio companies, including, Fiverr, and Rhapsody.
On September 17, 2013, online music service Rhapsody International announced that it would accept a "significant" investment of an undisclosed amount from Columbus Nova Technology Partners. At the same time, it was announced that Rhapsody president Jon Irwin would step down and the company would lay off some of its workers.
Former Senior Managing Partner Jason Epstein also owns Daybreak Game Company, Harmonix, the makers of Guitar Hero, whom he bought from Viacom in December 2010.
In 2017, Mother Jones reported that Andrew Intrater donated $250,000 to Trump's inauguration fund and $35,000 to a joint fundraising committee for Trumps reelection and the Republican National Committee.
How is it that Stormys lawyer knows about these payments, but Mueller didnt?
If there was any there there, Mueller wouldnt have handed Cohen off...
#7. Please serve Dramamine with your postings. This last one, while good, had my head spinning like a top. I needed a notebook to keep track of all the characters.
Just say Podesta was involved and we’ll all know who and what follows.
Migraine, Yougraine, Theygraine. Ouch!
How many gentlemen live in that apartment?
Where do you think Stormy’s lawyer got the information! That’s the situation to investigate.
Twitter has an interesting list of 25 quick facts about Michael Avenatti.
REMEMBER TRUMP'S TWEET? When he came to my office looking for campaign donations,
what did Eric Schneiderman tell me about President Obama & Governor Cuomo?
As the story unfolds about creepo Schneiderman, we learn:
<><> businessman Trump (then a Democrat) was the go-to guy for Dems wanting campaign contributions:
<><>the money-hungry beggars squeal bigtime on their opponents, other pols, (their own sex lives), to get bigger donations.
<><> S/derman hit Donald up and got $12,500, a nice piece of change; musta been pretty good squealing.
Of course, Donald got his lawyer Cohen to cut the check and told Cohen why he was so generous to Schneiderman.
Michael Avenatti is a Trump hating Fraud, no wonder the media provides him daily on air time, he represents them.
What does Avanatti know about this?
NEWS HEADLINE---NYAG Eric Schneiderman suspended the NY investigation of the Nxivm international sex cult...
LINK TO TIMES UNION ARTICLE https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/993687358225768448
they keep shooting themselves in the foot...
Evil. Evil. Evil. The demonrats knew. Evil traitor Mueller knew it. It was all a plan to get Trump’s files. To be sure, CNN will be correcting this - not.
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