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Don't Believe NY Times story about Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya

Let's start with the US v. Prevezon case which is what Kramer and LaFraniere were referring to when they wrote "worked hand in glove with Russia's chief legal office to thwart a Justice Department civil fraud case..."  First, this case was initiated by serial con artist Bill Browder.  He contacted the federal prosecutor's office in New York and told them that he had evidence showing Prevezon stole and laundered some of the missing money stemming from the Hermitage Capital/Magnitsky case.  Not only that, the evidence that former federal prosecutor Preet Bharara used to file the case against Prevezon came entirely from Browder.

Browder choked during his Prevezon deposition because it's kinda hard to keep up with your own lies and he probably blames Veselnitskaya for making him look like a chump.  Don't believe me?  Lee Stranahan was awesome enough to post Browder's deposition on Youtube.  In fact, Stranahan is one of the few independent journalists I know who has a large base and is covering the Bill Browder story.  

Related reading my earlier diaries ...

Bill Browder was one of the first Westerners to make a fortune in post-Communism Russia
Khodorkovsky, Browder and the Magnitsky Act
US/UK Point Man in Anti-Russia Campaign Speaks Up

From Jerome a Paris in 2006 ...

Kremlin bashes Russia [cryptic]

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Jan 15th, 2019 at 02:49:19 PM EST
There's this thing about liars ...

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Jan 15th, 2019 at 04:31:38 PM EST
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