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Russian Oligarch in Election Probe Linked to Drug Cartel

New evidence indicates that Oleg Deripaska, the Russian billionaire who paid $10 million a year to Paul Manafort between 2004 and 2009, has been in business since 2004 in Guyana with a politically powerful crime family involved in international drug trafficking … Continue reading

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Oleg & Me

Publishing a story called “Oleg & Me” the day after the “Oleg” in question runs a half-page ad in the New York Times ad offering to sue the Associated Press is probably a little foolhardy for someone who’s not even—you … Continue reading

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‘Alt-right’ Trump operative running stock fraud ‘hyena pack’

How can Donald Trump “drain the swamp” in Washington when some of its slimiest denizens work for his own campaign?

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Frank Sinatra, Pablo Escobar… and Meyer Lansky

"Two kilos of heroin for a little walking around money"   A  'friend' on Facebook found a link I posted there to a DailyMail story about Frank Sinatra's purported ties to Pablo Escobar, (Frank Sinatra was ‘a better cocaine dealer … Continue reading

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A Muckrakers Life, Interrupted

Last week, after almost four months of silence,  I published a 2400-word initial account about what’s been learned about the man who became a daily fixture on cable and network news when his nephews were accused in the Boston attack. … Continue reading

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Rudi Dekkers and the American Oligarchy

If you’re the kind of man who occasionally relinquishes the remote and “watches what she wants for a change,” you may already understand that there are strange and valuable truths which conjoin very different worlds.

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FINALLY! Rudi Dekkers Behind Bars for Drug Trafficking

The long run of Rudi Dekkers, 56, the Dutch national who first passed out bunks to Mohamed Atta and Marwan Al-Shehhi when they arrived in the United States to enroll at Huffman Aviation in Venice, Florida, ended last week when … Continue reading

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