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Cyberattack on Democrats Coincided With Putin-Controlled Banks’ Lobbying Campaign to Roll Back Obama Sanctions
Russian intelligence-agency operatives as early as mid-2015 had taken the initial steps in penetrating the computer networks of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta.
Casino Owned by Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Violated US Anti-Money Laundering Laws RepeatedlyPosted by Bill Conroy - October 23, 2016 at 4:40 pm
Federal law enforcers fined gaming company more than $10 million for leaving “financial system unacceptably exposed” to criminal activity
Donald Trump’s Business Empire Offered Mob-Linked FBI Informant a Target-Rich Environment
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s business relationship with a U.S. government informant named Felix Sater raises some interesting questions about what Trump knew and when he knew it — and whether Trump, at some point, also agreed to become an informant himself.
Post-Manafort, questions about the presidential candidate's Kremlin ties remain
Paul Manafort recently stepped down as campaign chairman for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. His departure came amid a swirl of media attention on his lobbying activities in support of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych — a Kremlin-backed strongman who was run out of office and fled to Russia in 2014 following civil protests.
The litigation, which has received scant media coverage, contends Trump is complicit in violence perpetrated by hate groups
Presidential Candidate’s Special Interest Appears to Be His Own Pocketbook, Public Records Show
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump paints himself as a people’s candidate who is a Washington outsider and a successful businessman beyond the reach of lobbyists and special interests. But he now has lobbyists advising his presidential campaign.
Licensing Scheme for Medical Marijuana Market May Be a Boon for the Black Market in Washington StatePosted by Bill Conroy - May 15, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Critics contend current cap on new cannabis stores is too low and could force many patients to turn to back-alley providers
The state of Washington’s medical-marijuana industry has been in disarray since the passage of legislation last spring that calls for pushing businesses in that now-unregulated “grey market” into the state’s regulated recreational-cannabis market.
The Washington CannaBusiness Association, Headed by a Former Microsoft Executive, Is Playing a Major Role in Shaping the Emerging Legal-Marijuana Landscape
Penn Envy: Fear of Citizen Journalism Defined Commercial Media’s Hostile Response to the Interview of the DecadePosted by Bill Conroy - January 18, 2016 at 10:04 pm
Sean Penn & Kate del Castillo Scooped the Press and Embarrassed the US & Mexican Governments in Interview with Chapo Guzmán
Oscar winner Sean Penn and Mexican film and TV star Kate del Castillo recently played staring roles as citizen journalists and scooped the world’s major media outlets by scoring a sit-down interview with a notorious Mexican narco-trafficker: Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera (aka Chapo Guzmán).
Pending lawsuits and a letter from a congressman point to a pattern of ongoing racial dysfunction within the agency
The safety of President Barack Obama or his family has been put at risk at least five times since 2011 due to security lapses by the U.S. Secret Service.