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  • Yellen sees 'possibility' of $50 billion Ukraine loan from seized Russian assets

    05/21/2024 10:43:37 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 53 replies
    LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said there was a possibility Group of Seven nations would support Ukraine by as much as $50 billion using loans linked to seized Russian assets, Sky News reported on Tuesday. "I believe it's important for the G7 to work together to show a united front and to show that we can generate meaningful resources to support Ukraine over the next several years," she told Sky News.
  • U.S., China to hold more financial shock exercises, Yellen says

    04/10/2024 1:06:47 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 26 replies
    reu ^ | 4/10/24 | Reuters
    The U.S. and China are deepening co-operation on financial stability issues, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Monday, with more simulations of financial shocks due after a recent exercise on tackling the failure of a large bank. Wrapping up four days of meetings in China, Yellen issued a stern warning to Chinese banks that facilitating transactions providing material support or dual-use goods to Russia for its Ukraine war effort would lead to "significant consequences."
  • Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen ducks questions by Republicans demanding to know why feds asked banks to scour customer transactions for 'Trump' or 'MAGA' and purchases at stores including Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's after the Capitol riot

    02/08/2024 12:30:14 PM PST · by knighthawk · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 08 2024 | JON MICHAEL RAASCH
    President Biden's Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen dodged multiple questions from Republicans about why her department instructed banks to comb through Americans' bank records after January 6 looking for 'extremists.' Federal investigators in Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) asked U.S. banks to scour customer transactions for key terms like 'MAGA' and 'Trump,' Republicans revealed in January. The federal government was specifically 'watching' Trump supporters and Americans who frequent outdoor stores such as Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods and Bass Pro Shops, and also those who purchased religious texts, such as a Bible.
  • 'Alarming' surveillance: Feds asked banks to search private transactions for terms like ‘MAGA,’ ‘Trump’

    01/18/2024 9:12:08 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 80 replies
    House Judiciary ^ | 01/17/2024 | Brooke Singman
    Federal investigators asked banks to search and filter customer transactions by using terms like "MAGA" and "Trump" as part of an investigation into Jan. 6, warning that purchases of "religious texts" could indicate "extremism," the House Judiciary Committee revealed Wednesday. Fox News Digital has learned the committee also obtained documents that indicate officials suggested that banks query transactions with keywords like Dick's Sporting Goods, Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops and more. The House Judiciary Committee and its subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government have been conducting oversight of federal law enforcement’s "receipt of information about American citizens without legal...