Adam Klasfeld of Law and Crime News reports that a federal judge on Monday partially advanced a lawsuit accusing Felix Sater of laundering millions stolen from Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank through Trump Organization properties.Donald Trump is not personally accused of wrongdoing by the plaintiffs.
Here’s his story, and Klasfeld adds:
“The ruling itself does not mention Trump properties, but the lawsuit that it advances does. Those details have been added to the story. Attorneys for neither of the parties promptly responded to emails. I will add their comments if and when they reply.”
“In this case, Kazakhstan’s largest city and a Kazakhstani bank seek to recover millions of dollars in stolen funds from those who reportedly helped the culprits launder them,” U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan summarized in a 25-page opinion dismissing only two counts of a six-count complaint. “Felix Sater—the alleged ringleader of the money-laundering operation— ……
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