Skip to comments.Corrupt Comey? James Brian Comey and Loretta Lynch's Curious Clinton Foundation Connection
Posted on 07/15/2016 3:27:47 AM PDT by Fedora
What do the Clintons, James Comey, and Loretta Lynch have in common? Besides their mutual involvement in the coverup of Hillary Clinton's email scandal, they also have a common background with HSBC Bank, as InvestmentWatch seems to have been the first to reveal and as others have previously expanded upon. This post attempts a roundup of some key facts.
In 2012, the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a statement and report summarizing a year-long investigation that found HSBC of exposing the U.S. financial system to money-laundering, drug, and terrorist financing risks during the period between the 9/11 terror attacks and 2010. HSBC's notorious clients during this period included Saudi Arabia's Al Rajhi Bank, Iran, Cuba, and Mexico's Sinaloa and Los Zetas cartels.
However, the report failed to reveal that HSBC is a major Clinton Foundation donor. In February 2015, the British paper The Guardian reported that seven benefactors linked to Swiss HSBC accounts in Geneva donated as much as $81 million to the foundation following Bill Clinton's attendance of a November 2005 ball in St. Petersburg's Winter Palace. Clinton was photographed at the ball laying his hand on the wife of Richard Caring, who subsequently paid Clinton $1 million. Other donors included Canadian mining magnate Frank Giustra, racing driver Michael Schumacher, billionaire Eli Broad, French financier Arpad Busson, and convicted underage sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, a frequent travel companion of Clinton on what has been dubbed the "Lolita Express". One of Epstein's donations to Clinton, for $25,000, came in July 2006 following Epstein's arrest for sexually abusing a 14-year-old in Florida.
The HSBC case came back to haunt Loretta Lynch during her 2015 confirmation hearings to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee questioned why in December 2012, when Lynch was U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York following a 2010 appointment by Barack Obama, she allowed HSBC to plea bargain a $2 billion fine rather than face criminal charges.
A month after Lynch let HSBC off the hook, on January 30, 2013, HSBC announced that former U.S. Deputy Attorney General and then Bridgewater Associates general counsel James Brien Comey would begin in March as an independent non-executive Director of HSBC Holdings and a member of the board's Financial System Vulnerabilities Committee, a new board created to prevent future abuses of HSBC's banks. Comey had been brought on the committee due to his background prosecuting fraud and securities offenders and drug cartels while United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2002 to 2003 and chairing the Presidents Corporate Fraud Task Force from 2003 to 2005, it may be gleaned from one press release. For these two positions, Comey would receive a total of 125,000 pounds a year in compensation, then equivalent to just over $200,000. In July 2013, following Comey's confirmation as Obama's replacement for FBI Director Robert Mueller, HSBC announced that Comey would resign from its board effective in September. However, Bill Still reports that Comey's role with the Financial System Vulnerabilities Committee may have continued and that Arizona Republican representative Matt Salmon has called for a special prosecutor to investigate Comey's connections to HSBC.
Thanks for your previous posts on this subject.
Not surprising and difficult to explain to the 6th grade level citizenry.
Typo in title—”Brian” s/b “James”—that’ll teach me to post these things at dawn. . .
Cozy Commie BUMP!
Liars, thieves and perverts all. Turn over a rock and they scurry for darkness.
Moderator can fix. Hit abuse on post one and request it
I’ve never seen so much blatant in your face corruption in my entire life! And they don’t care. We little people are getting the middle finger. They can do whatever they like with no consequences. I’m disgusted yet frightened at the same time.
Every lead in Clinton Cash needs to be investigated. It’s the tip of the iceberg.
they need to stay away from Cleveland
There is NO ONE that is DECENT and MORAL in this ADMINISTRATION!!!
Comey needs to resign effective immediately. He has displayed that he has no respect whatsoever for the rule of law nor for the security of this country.
That’s why he made a traitor by the name of John Kerry Secretary of state, a traitor who is making nuclear deals with the #1 sponsor of terrorism, Iran.
And yet the mime was that Comey was a straight shooter, had to be true the MSM told us so. He was in the Commiecrats back pocket from day one.
Maybe the Republicans can schedule some hearings.
Every lead in Clinton Cash needs to be investigated. Its the tip of the iceberg.
People are trying. There WAS a thread, now pulled, but I saved some from it. Can find interesting things.
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