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A $2M check, Harry Reid and one frustrated prosecutor
Salt Lake Tribune ^ | First Published December 11 2016 Last Updated December 12 2016 | by HARVEY AND JENNIFER DOBNER, The Salt Lake Tribune

Posted on 12/13/2016 8:12:59 PM PST by Enlightened1

(Salt Lake Tribune) – The $2 million cashier’s check was drawn at a St. George bank Nov. 5, 2010.

From there, it was sent by FedEx to a Los Angeles attorney who represented Ireland-based Full Tilt Poker.

Made out to “Mail Media LTD” — a Full Tilt-owned entity used to launder online-gambling funds — the millions then were deposited at Basler Kantonalbank in Switzerland, where Mail Media had an account.

And from there, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings is investigating whether it went into a Marshall Islands account in the name of Searchlight Holding Inc. to benefit, or even bribe, Harry Reid, the once-powerful majority leader of the U.S. Senate whom online poker companies had been courting to push a bill to legalize their gaming across the nation.

But documents gathered by The Salt Lake Tribune from state and federal investigations, court filings and public records requests — including audio recordings of interviews and thousands of pages of transcripts, summaries by investigators, emails, requests for evidence and other materials — show that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI failed to pursue a vigorous investigation of this money and any potential tie to Reid.

The available evidence contains no direct connection between the money and the Nevada Democrat, only that Rawlings wants to dig into that possibility.

Federal authorities have stymied his effort, leaving Rawlings to wonder why. Were agents ordered to steer clear of that money trail? And, if so, by whom? In short, was there a cover-up?

“Harry Reid is presumed innocent and may actually be innocent,” Rawlings said in a written statement, adding that a “real, vibrant grand jury investigation” could exonerate him.

(Excerpt) Read more at sltrib.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; bribed; clickbait; corruption; govtabuse; harryreid; investigate; millions; morefakenews; nevada; reid; sneate; trump
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Dingy Harry up to no good. .... Gee why am I not surprised?
1 posted on 12/13/2016 8:12:59 PM PST by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

Go Trump!


2 posted on 12/13/2016 8:13:17 PM PST by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

Will he live long enough to go to prison?


3 posted on 12/13/2016 8:14:51 PM PST by GnuThere
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To: Enlightened1

SIC EM, Donald!!!!!


4 posted on 12/13/2016 8:17:04 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: GnuThere

Now I wonder if this might have anything to do with his exercise equipment attacking him and taking out one of his eyes. Will that be his defense? The mob made me do it, or else.


5 posted on 12/13/2016 8:17:41 PM PST by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx D)
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To: Enlightened1

LOCK HIM UP.


6 posted on 12/13/2016 8:17:48 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Enlightened1

wow... Donald is going to put em all in jail :)


7 posted on 12/13/2016 8:18:19 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (You can't spell Hillary without using the letters L, I, A, R)
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To: Enlightened1

Not to worry. Obama will issue a blanket pardon to include anyone who didn’t buck him.


9 posted on 12/13/2016 8:19:04 PM PST by ryderann
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To: Enlightened1

In my view, he is a skunk. And he is regarded as such by many, including by many in the church in which he is somehow still a member.


10 posted on 12/13/2016 8:24:31 PM PST by JustTheTruth
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

I hear exercise equipment gets really brutal if it’s double-crossed!


11 posted on 12/13/2016 8:24:51 PM PST by GnuThere
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To: Enlightened1

GDTG


12 posted on 12/13/2016 8:26:11 PM PST by DoughtyOne (jcon40, "Are we be coming into the age of Sanity?")
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To: Enlightened1

What’s the big deal?

Doesn’t everybody use a string of front companies when transferring money?

It’s the honest way of doing business.


13 posted on 12/13/2016 8:28:01 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Enlightened1

“Word is”...........Harry looks to be in trouble. Pray this gets legs and he is investigated! I for one am still not tired of winning against these corrupt snots.


14 posted on 12/13/2016 8:28:07 PM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: DoughtyOne

I just don’t understand how one has to be a crook at that age when he’s already got plenty of money.


15 posted on 12/13/2016 8:28:42 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Enlightened1

bookmark


16 posted on 12/13/2016 8:30:33 PM PST by dadfly
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To: Enlightened1

I just can’t imagine Dingy Harry doing anything dishonest. /s


17 posted on 12/13/2016 8:32:16 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Why would the Clintons keep stealing, with all their millions? Evil keeps growing. These people sold their souls.


18 posted on 12/13/2016 8:32:42 PM PST by NewCenturions
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Truth be known, I think most of the guys in D.C. are crooks on some level. They all leave rich. How does that work? They aren’t paid that much.

Look at Obama. He’s got four or five $4 to $5 million dollar properties. He’s never made that kind of money.

They get used to the graft. They only have a few years left, so THEY THINK, I better get while the gettin’s good.

Then a guy like Trump comes along, and they are caught with their pajama trap door down.

They won’t tell on each other generally, because they are all doing it.


19 posted on 12/13/2016 8:33:01 PM PST by DoughtyOne (jcon40, "Are we be coming into the age of Sanity?")
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To: demsux

let’s hope, it would be poetic justice for someone to do to him what he’s been doing to the country!


20 posted on 12/13/2016 8:33:34 PM PST by bigbob (We have better coverage than Verizon - Can You Hear Us Now?)
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To: DoughtyOne

One guy’s graft is another guy’s DONATION.


21 posted on 12/13/2016 8:36:59 PM PST by Mark (Celebrities... is there anything they do not know? -Homer Simpson)
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To: Enlightened1
They gots a lot of these up in the big house. Dingy can work out with OJ!

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22 posted on 12/13/2016 8:37:44 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Enlightened1

I wrote “Harry: Money, Mob and Influence” the only expose on Reid crimes. I can tell you that the Salt Lake Tribune article is just a teaser, the bribes go far beyond the one mentioned. Reid was taking money from mob pimp Joe Conforte in te 70s. He got $1 million from Lefty Rosenthal. I track about 20 bribes over the years.

And it isn’t ‘old news’. The jeremy Johnson stuff is from about 2010. But Reid’s buddies were infolved in buying an essential monoply on medical marijuana in Nevada. He was selling Visas at the SLS casino through his son Rory Reid. Reid also links to bogus solar energy contracts through John Podesta.

A WHOLE bunch more. Huge coverup is now cracking.

Trump campaign and Sessions need to contact me. Reid isn’t going away.


23 posted on 12/13/2016 8:38:36 PM PST by DaxtonBrown
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To: Enlightened1
"...show that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI failed to pursue a vigorous investigation of this money and any potential tie to Reid."

The same reason Hillary was never charged in the email investigation.

24 posted on 12/13/2016 8:39:53 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
I just don’t understand how one has to be a crook at that age when he’s already got plenty of money.

He was probably has been a bad actor from youth. Harry Reid did not change, the cost of buying him just got higher each year he was in office.

25 posted on 12/13/2016 8:42:30 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist, THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR.)
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To: Mark

I hear ya.


26 posted on 12/13/2016 8:44:17 PM PST by DoughtyOne (jcon40, "Are we be coming into the age of Sanity?")
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To: Enlightened1

RATs, RINOs, Congressional crooks of any stripe.

Might be a good time to take an overseas vacation....on a one-way ticket.


27 posted on 12/13/2016 8:45:00 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (The fear of stark justice sends hot urine down their thighs.)
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To: Enlightened1

This would be so sweet.


28 posted on 12/13/2016 8:46:26 PM PST by doug from upland (Hillary, get the hell off the stage!)
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To: Enlightened1

From 10 years ago, the Harry Reid land scam sing-along

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqMoe7u7Qdc


29 posted on 12/13/2016 8:51:08 PM PST by doug from upland (Hillary, get the hell off the stage!)
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To: Enlightened1

30 posted on 12/13/2016 8:57:29 PM PST by wastedyears (Clinton's supporters crying is the best thing ever..)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Yea we’ll see.

We’ve heard that chant before only to be told “we no longer care...right?”


31 posted on 12/13/2016 9:01:32 PM PST by snarkytart
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To: Enlightened1

Harry Reid’s NOT ‘innocent’ and anybody with half a brain shouldn’t ‘assume’ he is.


32 posted on 12/13/2016 9:03:50 PM PST by Bullish
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To: GnuThere
Will he live long enough to go to, IN prison?
33 posted on 12/13/2016 9:04:56 PM PST by Bullish
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To: Enlightened1

This could be VERY serious s**t.

The public understands and hates bribery.

Remember, the case against HRC re: lack email security, was always the little fish. The much more serious case is the bribery by paying WJC huge amounts for speeches, then DOS and others giving the entity paying the bribe favorable consideration on important matters.

Watch Clinton Cash on youtube.

The Clintons could always argue “no harm - no foul” on the emails, and they would have always gotten one HRC sycophant to at least hang the jury.

Bribery, that is serious s**t, and I’ll bet there are plenty of FBI agents quietly working these case who will submit reports on Jan 21.


34 posted on 12/13/2016 9:07:38 PM PST by Strac6 ("We sleep safe in our beds only because rough men stand ready to visit violence on the enemy.")
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To: DaxtonBrown

Maybe you should contact them?


35 posted on 12/13/2016 9:08:46 PM PST by Bullish
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To: Enlightened1

Sessions has got to have had a bellyfull of this guy


36 posted on 12/13/2016 9:10:17 PM PST by bigbob (We have better coverage than Verizon - Can You Hear Us Now?)
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To: Enlightened1

Drain the Swamp.

Pray America woke


37 posted on 12/13/2016 9:13:22 PM PST by bray (The Silent Majority ROARED)
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To: Enlightened1

Harry is a mormon.


38 posted on 12/13/2016 9:15:28 PM PST by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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To: JustTheTruth

He’s still a member of the Mormon Church because he tithes a lot.


39 posted on 12/13/2016 9:23:01 PM PST by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist inmy lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: Enlightened1

Get Dingy Harry!


40 posted on 12/13/2016 9:25:00 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: blueyon

Maybe he’ll start squealing soon..


41 posted on 12/13/2016 9:25:56 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Enlightened1

Budd R Dwyer


42 posted on 12/13/2016 9:29:15 PM PST by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

one word ((HABIT))


43 posted on 12/13/2016 9:46:57 PM PST by PCPOET7
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

Now I wonder if this might have anything to do with his exercise equipment attacking him and taking out one of his eyes. Will that be his defense? The mob made me do it, or else.>>> his brother beat him up.


44 posted on 12/13/2016 9:50:59 PM PST by kvanbrunt2 (all your base are belong to us)
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To: Enlightened1

I forget where I read it, but Reid was worth about 1.7 when he entered public office and now he’s worth 2 million and he and his family have property all over the place in NV


45 posted on 12/13/2016 9:52:16 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: morphing libertarian

20 MILLION


46 posted on 12/13/2016 9:53:05 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Enlightened1

Good times! :-)


47 posted on 12/13/2016 9:58:51 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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To: Bullish

“Maybe you should contact them?”

You have no idea how many people I have contacted. Almost always to deaf ears. People just don’t care, I rarely get phone calls returned.


48 posted on 12/13/2016 10:46:22 PM PST by DaxtonBrown
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Trump campaign and Sessions need to contact me

And the converse:

Here you go:

https://apply.ptt.gov/yourstory/

49 posted on 12/14/2016 12:00:40 AM PST by spokeshave (In the Thatch Weave,..Trump's Wing Man is Truth.)
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To: Enlightened1

Wasn’t it Reid that wasn’t seeking another term this year?

If so, maybe this has something to do with it.


50 posted on 12/14/2016 12:46:38 AM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57, returning after lurking since 2000)
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