@SenBobCorker @IvankaTrump @realDonaldTrump Why Is she around money laundering so much?
Why do people looking to launder money seem to find Trump family businesses so appealing? Ben Schreckinger reports. Throw a dart at a map of the world and there’s a solid chance it will land near a spot where a Trump family business has allegedly gotten caught up in a money laundering scheme. There’s Panama, where the Trump Ocean Club is said to have washed dirty cash for Russian gangsters and South American drug cartels. There’s Azerbaijan and the Trump Baku, where the money allegedly being laundered was said to belong to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. And of course, there’s the Trump Soho in Manhattan, a magnet for money from Kazakhstan and Russia, and a property that one former executive on the project now calls “a monument to spectacularly corrupt money-laundering and tax evasion." In each of those cases, the Trump Organization has denied any wrongdoing and has sought to ...