Manafort Under Scrutiny For $40 Million In “Suspicious” Transactions
As the special counsel investigated President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort, authorities obtained details on “suspicious” banking activity that was first unearthed in 2014 and 2015. Those records were part of an FBI operation to track international kleptocracy that ultimately failed, but which Robert Mueller’s team resurrected.
Audit Of Access To Classified Network Is A “Cover Up,” Treasury Officials Charge
An inspector general audit finds there was no “mass revocation” of access to classified networks critical to responding to terrorism, but some officials dismissed the audit as a “cover up.” The report also concludes there is a strained relationship between two feuding agencies within the Treasury Department.
US Intelligence Unit Accused Of Illegally Spying On Americans’ Financial Records
The Treasury Department’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis has been illegally rifling through and filing away the private financial records of US citizens, Treasury employees alleged. “This is such an invasion of privacy,” said one official.
Senate Intel Committee Asks The Treasury Department For Information On Trump Team's Financial Ties
Democratic Sen. Mark Warner said Tuesday the committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the US election, has requested documents related to Trump and his team from Treasury's financial crimes network.