During the American election campaign of 2016, the Russian lawyer Natalia Weselnizkaja met with the eldest son of Donald Trump , and other Familiar of the current U.S. President – and now she's been out of the U.S. Department of justice for obstruction of Justice, accused. The on Tuesday announced the indictment, however, refers not to the ominous Meeting in New York's Trump Tower, but on their role in a previous money laundering case.
The 43-Year-old had made as the legal representative of the real estate company Prevezon "deliberately misleading" information to the U.S. Department of justice, explained to the New York Federal Prosecutor Geoffrey Berman and the special investigator, Angel Melendez. The Cyprus-registered company of Russian Denis Kazyw to have real estate transactions in the American East coast metropolis for money laundering as well as fraud on the Russian Treasury, miss.
Weselnizkaja threaten because of their false statements to the U.S. investigators have found that up to ten years in prison. According to a U.S. Department of justice, speaker is not but "probably" in the United States.
The ominous Meeting
In the headlines, the lawyer was advised in the summer of 2017, when her Meeting with the Trump-son of Donald junior, the son-in-law Jared Kushner and Ex-campaign Manager Paul Manafort was came to light. The information about the Meeting fueled suspicion that it could have been an illegal collaboration between the Trump Team and Moscow. The suspicion is investigated since may of 2017, of the special investigator Robert Mueller.
In the run-up to the meeting with Weselnizkaja was the Trump-son-duty been made in the Material on Trumps election campaign rival Hillary Clinton. According to the statements of the participants from the Trump warehouse Weselnizkaja provided, however, no compromising Material about Clinton.
you yourself said you didn't want to work in the conversation on the repeal of 2012 imposed sanctions against Russia. The Trump-son had shown itself to be open to it, that in the event of an election victory for the government of his father on the cancellation of the sanctions could work, reported Weselnizkaja in November 2017, the US news Agency Bloomberg.
Kazyw is considered to be the Kremlin-close
The Weselnizkaja-called punitive measures were imposed in late 2012 by the US Congress as a reaction to the case of Russian tax lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky died at the age of 37 years, under dubious circumstances in a Russian prison. He had uncovered the alleged fraudulent activities of Prevezon.
Prevezon owner Kazyw is considered to be the Kremlin-close. The former New York Federal Prosecutor Preet Bharara, who led the investigations against the company, was fired in March of 2017, of Trump – less than two months after taking office, the President–. A little later, he managed to Weselnizkaja to settle the case. Prevezon agreed in the payment of nearly six million dollars.
In the present indictment are charged with Weselnizkaja to have a in a US court filed an opinion on the case of Prevezon incorrectly declared. She gave, therefore, the Statement allegedly exculpatory information about the company have originated from the Russian government. In fact, she had written the document to the satisfaction of the investigators themselves, in cooperation with a Russian state Prosecutor. (fal/afp)
Created: 08.01.2019, 20:34 PM