Steve Bannon’s Chinese language cash man, who additionally has ties to different Trump figures like Jason Miller, has been arrested in New York on fraud expenses.
The AP reported:
A enterprise tycoon lengthy sought by the federal government of China and identified for cultivating ties to Trump administration figures together with Steve Bannon was arrested Wednesday in New York on expenses that he oversaw a $1 billion fraud conspiracy.
Guo Wengui, 54, and his financier, Kin Ming Je, confronted an indictment in federal courtroom in Manhattan charging them with varied crimes, together with wire, securities and financial institution fraud. Guo was charged first in courtroom papers underneath the identify Ho Wan Kwok.
Guo was also using a vast social media network to spread COVID misinformation, election fraud lies, and QAnon conspiracies.
Wengui purchased his means into Trump’s orbit and spent cash on Trump figures like Mike Flynn, Bannon, and Jason Miller.
If it looks as if roof is beginning to collapse on Trump’s legal political enterprise, that’s as a result of it’s. There’s all the time shady cash able to circulation into sketchy locations like Trump world as a result of folks like Guo are all the time in search of entry to energy.
Steve Bannon is facing his own legal problem including New York state criminal charges for stealing from Trump supporters for his Construct The Wall rip-off.
Guo is a reminder that no matter MAGA accuses Joe Biden of doing is normally what they’re doing themselves.
Jason is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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