Monthly Archives: July 2018

This may be the biggest shoe to drop from the Trump-Michael Cohen tape

By Aaron Blake of the Washington Post Longtime Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg has been subpoenaed, the Wall Street Journal reports. That should come as little surprise; he was invoked twice in Michael Cohen’s taped conversation with President Trump about … Continue reading

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Bitcoin billionaires translate digital wealth into real-world assets

By Victoria Burrows in the South China Morning Post Eleesa Dadiani is the new face of cryptocurrency. That’s what I’m thinking as I sit across the desk from her in her gallery, Dadiani Fine Arts, in London’s exclusive Mayfair district. … Continue reading

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Some Blockchain Challenges

By Larry D. Wall of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta A blockchain is a type of distributed database that is being touted as likely to dramatically restructure a wide variety of activities, including accounting, payments, personal identity, property records, … Continue reading

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Kellyanne Conway’s husband lambasts ‘stable genius’ Trump on Twitter and retweets link to DOJ indictment of 12 Russians

By Megan Sheets of Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway’s husband isn’t pulling any punches when it comes to his wife’s boss. George Conway – a longtime critic of Donald Trump – retweeted a Politico story with the headline ‘European leaders … Continue reading

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Where Did Donald Trump Get Two Hundred Million Dollars to Buy His Money-Losing Scottish Golf Club?

By Adam Davidson in the New Yorker The goal of laundering money is to take the proceeds of a criminal activity—government corruption, tax fraud, drug trade, or many others—and to disguise its origin. Many oligarchs in the former Soviet Union … Continue reading

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