Kenneth Rijock

Kenneth Rijock

Monday, October 30, 2017

PAUL MANAFORT, CHARGED WITH MONEY LAUNDERING, MOVED MONEY THROUGH CYPRUS



The million dollar New York and Virginia purchases, allegedly made by indicted TrumpGate defendant, Paul Manaford, were made with wire transfers that apparently originated in Cyprus. What bank compliance officers allowed these funds to come into the United States, into obvious shell companies, from such a well-known Russian tax haven ?

And Delaware shell companies, like were used in the Riggs Bank case. Just how much compliance malpractice can you take for one day ? There were so many Cyprus & Delaware companies, it looked like a classroom fact pattern. Let us hope that somebody at FinCEN identifies those banks, and names & shames them sufficiently to scare others into red-lining wire transfers when they should.

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