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Der „Chiquita“ Konzern finanzierte 4.000 Morde in Kolumbien mit Paramilitärs


Die deutsche Regierung, vor allem Westerwelle unterstütze den Regierungs Umsturz, mit der kriminellen Hillary Clinton (Partner des Gambino Clan) und der Naumann Stiftung.

Bechtel, Lockhed Martin, Boeing, Pharma und Zigaretten Konzerne schrecken nicht vor Mord zurück im Ausland, kaufen sich jeden Politiker, was als Lobby Consults getarnt ist, oder Hillary Clinton Stiftung, wo man von Regierungschefs, Geld erpresst.

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Kolumbien: Der US-Konzern Chiquita finanzierte rechte Paramilitärs

Von Jan Schwab, Bogotá
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Container mit dem Logo des Chiquita-Konzerns im Hafen Almirante in Panama im Oktober 2002

Im Mai veröffentlichte interne Dokumente haben einmal mehr die Verstrickung des US-amerikanischen Konzerns Chiquita, des auf Anbau und Vertrieb von Bananen spezialisierten Nachfolgers der United Fruit Company, mit paramilitärischen Gruppen in Kolumbien bestätigt. An die Öffentlichkeit gebracht wurde das Material von der US-amerikanischen regierungsunabhängigen Plattform National Security Archive. Der Konzern hatte zuvor versucht, die Publikation juristisch zu unterbinden, war jedoch vor Gericht gescheitert. Die pikanten Inhalte der Dokumente könnten nun im Zuge des kolumbianischen Friedensprozesses zu einer weiteren strafrechtlichen Verfolgung der Verantwortlichen führen. Denn nachdem die US-amerikanischen Behörden den Sachverhalt jahrelang verschleiert hatten, sind nun erstmals die Namen der Drahtzieher bekanntgeworden.

Bereits 2007 war der Konzern vom Justizministerium der Vereinigten Staaten zu einer Strafzahlung von 25 Millionen US-Dollar verurteilt worden, da ihm nachgewiesen werden konnte, dass er über Jahrzehnte ultrarechte paramilitärische Gruppen in den kolumbianischen Departamentos (Bundesstaaten) Urabá und Magdalena finanziert hatte. Mehr als 1,7 Millionen US-Dollar sollen über die Chiquita-Tochtergesellschaft Banadex zwischen 1997 und 2004 in 100 Zahlungssätzen an die Paramilitärs geflossen sein. Das Gericht belangte jedoch nicht die mutmaßlichen 14 Verantwortlichen in Leitungspositionen des Konzerns, die die Finanzoperationen tätigten oder aktiv gedeckt hatten. Auch wurden den Opfern der infolge der Unterstützung erfolgten Massaker keine Repara­tionszahlungen zugestanden. Durch die Zuwendungen an die Paramilitärs hat sich Chiquita mitschuldig an der Ermordung von bis zu 4.000 Menschen gemacht. 60.000 Menschen wurden im Zeitraum, in dem die Geldzahlungen erfolgten, zudem vertrieben. Auch linke Guerillagruppen sollen vom Konzern Zahlungen erhalten haben, um die Wirtschaftsoperationen des Konzerns am Laufen zu halten…https://www.jungewelt.de/artikel/312147.sponsoren-des-terrors.html

Banana Giant’s Paramilitary Payoffs Detailed in Trove of Declassified Legal, Financial Documents

Evidence of Quid Pro Quo with Guerrilla, Paramilitary Groups Contradicts 2007 Plea Deal

Colombian Military Officials Encouraged, Facilitated Company’s Payments to Death Squads

More than 5,500 Pages of Chiquita Records Published Online by National Security Archive

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 340

Posted – April 7, 2011

By Michael Evans

For more information contact:
Michael Evans – 202/994-7029 or by email

En Español – VerdadAbierta.com

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB340/

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Bogotá, Colombia, April 7, 2011 – Confidential internal memos from Chiquita Brands International reveal that the banana giant benefited from its payments to Colombian paramilitary and guerrilla groups, contradicting the company’s 2007 plea agreement with U.S. prosecutors, which claimed that the company had never received „any actual security services or actual security equipment in exchange for the payments.“ Chiquita had characterized the payments as „extortion.“

These documents are among thousands that Chiquita turned over to the U.S. Justice Department as part of a sentencing deal in which the company admitted to years of illegal payments to the paramilitary United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)–a State Department-designated foreign terrorist organization–and agreed to pay a $25 million fine. The Archive has obtained more than 5,500 pages of Chiquita’s internal documents from the Justice Department under the Freedom of Information Act and is publishing the entire set online today. Key documents from the Chiquita Papers are included in the recently-published document collection, Colombia and the United States: Political Violence, Narcotics, and Human Rights, 1948-2010, now available as part of the Digital National Security Archive from ProQuest.

The documents provide evidence of mutually-beneficial „transactions“ between Chiquita’s Colombian subsidiaries and several illegal armed groups in Colombia and shed light on more than a decade of security-related payments to guerrillas, paramilitaries, Colombian security forces, and government-sponsored Convivir militia groups. The collection also details the company’s efforts to conceal the so-called „sensitive payments“ in the expense accounts of company managers and through other accounting tricks. The Justice Department investigation concluded that many of Chiquita’s payments to the AUC (also referred to as „Autodefensas“ in many of the documents) were made through legal Convivir organizations ostensibly overseen by the Colombian army.

New evidence indicating that Chiquita benefited from the illicit payments may increase the company’s exposure to lawsuits representing victims of Colombia’s illegal armed groups. The collection is the result of an Archive collaboration with George Washington University Law School’s International Human Rights and Public Justice Advocacy Clinics and has been used in support of a civil suit brought against Chiquita led by Earth Rights International on behalf of hundreds of Colombian victims of paramilitary violence.

„These extraordinary records are the most detailed account to date of the true cost of doing business in Colombia,“ said Michael Evans, director of the National Security Archive’s Colombia documentation project. „Chiquita’s apparent quid pro quo with guerrillas and paramilitaries responsible for countless killings belies the company’s 2007 plea deal with the Justice Department. What we still don’t know is why U.S. prosecutors overlooked what appears to be clear evidence that Chiquita benefited from these transactions.“

The company’s effort to conceal indications that it benefited from the payments is evident in a pair of legal memos from January 1994. The first of these indicates that leftist guerrillas provided security at some of Chiquita’s plantations. The general manager of Chiquita operations in Turbó told company attorneys that guerrillas were „used to supply security personnel at the various farms.“ A handwritten annotation on a subsequent draft of the document asks, „Why is this relevant?“ and, „Why is this being written?“ Throughout the document, lawyers have crossed out the word „transactions“–suggestive of a quid pro quo arrangement–and replaced it with the more neutral term „payments.“ Company accountants characterized the expenditures as „guerrilla extortion payments“ but recorded them in the books as „citizen security,“ according to these memos. (Note 1)

Another document shows that Chiquita also paid right-wing paramilitary forces for security services–including intelligence on guerrilla operations–after the AUC wrested control of the region from guerrillas in the mid-1990s. The March 2000 memo, written by Chiquita Senior Counsel Robert Thomas and based on a convesation with managers from Chiquita’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Banadex, indicate that Santa Marta-based paramilitaries formed a front company, Inversiones Manglar, to disguise „the real purpose of providing security.“ (Note 2)

Ostensibly an agricultural export business, Inversiones Manglar actually produced „info on guerrilla movements,“ according to the memo. Banadex officials told Thomas that „all other banana companies are contributing in Santa Marta“ and that Chiquita „should continue making the payments“ as they „can’t get the same level of support from the military.“

The Chiquita Papers also highlight the role of the Colombian military in pressuring the company to finance the AUC through the Convivir groups and in facilitating the illegal payments.

One indication of this is found in another document written by Thomas in September 2000 describing the 1997 meeting where notorious AUC leader Carlos Castaño first suggested to Banadex managers that they support a newly-established Convivir called La Tagua del Darien. According to the memo, the Banadex officials said that they had „no choice but to attend the meeting“ as „refusing to meet would antagonize the Colombia military, local and state govenment officials, and Autodefensas.“ (Note 3)

Among the officials most supportive of the Convivir groups during this time was Álvaro Uribe, then the governor of Antioquia, the hub of Chiquita’s operations in Colombia. Thomas‘ September 2000 memo notes that, „It was well-known at the time that senior officers of the Colombian military and the Governor of the Department of Antioquia were campaigning for the establishment of a Convivir organization in Uraba.“ A 1995 memo indicates that both Uribe and another politician, Alfonso Nuñez, received substantial donations from another of Chiquita’s Colombian subsidiaries, Compañía Frutera de Sevilla. Uribe was president of Colombia from 2002-2010.

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB340/

The New Chiquita Papers: Secret Testimony and Internal Records Identify Banana Executives who Bankrolled Terror in Colombia

SEC Deposition Transcripts Detail Years of Payments to Colombian Paramilitary, Guerrilla Groups
Top Chiquita Exec: “Not Realistic” to Halt Colombia Operations over Guerrilla Payments

Posted April 24, 2017
National Security Archive Briefing Book No. 586

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The key that unlocks many of the mysteries of the Chiquita Papers is the secret testimony given by Kistinger and six other Chiquita officials during the SEC’s expansive bribery investigation. Through a relatively simple, if laborious, process of cross-referencing among the three sources, it is possible to identify almost all of the individuals whose names were scrubbed from the Factual Proffer, the SLC Report, and the SEC testimony—effectively stripping away the redactions that have shielded Chiquita personnel from scrutiny and that have helped guarantee impunity for individuals linked to the payments.

The records are the primary evidence behind a 2016 declaration (submitted by the author) identifying Chiquita “persons of interest” in the pending U.S. civil litigation. Those positively identified through this process include members of Chiquita’s board of directors, the corporate security team, regional and country operations managers with responsibility for Colombia, accountants and internal auditors, attorneys, and third-party bagmen who, over more than a decade, facilitated, negotiated, and delivered payments directly to guerrillas and paramilitary groups.

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http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB586-Testimony-Reveals-Chiquita-Executives-Behind-Terror-Payments/

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Neue Russland-Sanktionen Gabriel wirft den USA Gefährdung europäischer Gasversorgung vor


Nach 20 Jahren wo man alle kriminellen Aktionen der USA mitmachte, zuletzt auch noch mit Katar, ein klares Wort, denn es geht seitdem Kosovo Krieg nur noch darum, das man Europa zerstört und schwächt, mit möglichst vielen Verbrecherischen Kriegen und das die übelste Balkan Mafia wie die „Failed State“ Freie Fahrt für die Drogen Geschäfte der US Mafia hat in Europa.

Bei der korrupten und gekauften Angela Merkel, Ursula von der Leyen und dem gesamten korrupten Vasallen Georg Soros Kriminellen, wie auch Junckers undenkbar, das noch ein Deutscher Aussenminister einmal Klartext spricht, was seitdem korrupten Kriminellen Frank Walter Steinmeier und seinen Terroristen und Nazi Banden noch vor kurzem undenkbar ist und war.

Neue Russland-Sanktionen Gabriel wirft den USA Gefährdung europäischer Gasversorgung vor

Neue Russland-Sanktionen: Gabriel wirft den USA Gefährdung europäischer Gasversorgung vor

Der US-Senat will die Sanktionen gegen Russland ausweiten. Außenminister Gabriel und Österreichs Kanzler Kern vermuten reines Eigeninteresse dahinter – und verbitten sich die Einmischung in europäische Angelegenheiten. mehr… Forum ]

„Bulgarien: „Wir werden Washingtons idiotisches Spiel nicht mitspielen.“

Quelle: Ruptly
Wolen Nikolow Siderow, Vorsitzender der nationalistischen bulgarischen Partei Ataka, wetterte am Freitag auf der Nationalversammlung in Sofia gegen die Sanktionen und ihre Auswirkungen und nannte sie das Produkt des geopolitischen Drucks seitens der USA. Außerdem zweifelte er Schätzungen des Wirtschaftsministers über finanzielle Verluste seit der Implementierung der Sanktionen an.

„Wir wissen nur, dass die Sanktionen, die die EU gegen Russland verhing und die darauf folgenden Gegen-Sanktionen von Russland, große Schäden in den europäischen Ländern verursachen. Diese Sanktionen sind Folgen des geopolitischen Drucks, den die USA ausüben.“„Wie viel verlieren wir? Herr Ministerpräsident, sind Sie für ihre praktische Art bekannt?“

„Die heutigen Wörter des Wirtschaftsministers haben uns nicht offengelegt, wie viel wir verlieren. Auf einigen ausländischen Terminen beliefen sich die Schätzungen dieser Verluste auf mehrere Milliarden pro Jahr.“

„Können wir das beheben. Kann Bulgarien in Brüssel sagen, dass es so viel durch die Sanktionen verliert und diese nicht mehr respektieren wird? Sie können uns folgen, wenn Sie wollen, aber wir werden Washingtons idiotisches Spiel nicht mitspielen.“

Kategorien:Europa Schlagwörter:

GAS und EU Banken Mafia : Bestechungs und Betrug als System


Die Aserbeischanische Mafia, hatte besser die OSCE, EU, EBRD, EIB, IFC Bank geschmiert, was die realen Hintergründe sind für die Finanzierung von Gas Pipeline. Die Katari’s schmieren auch praktisch alle Politiker für ihre Gas Exporte.

Milliarden Euro für Gastransit über Ukraine verschwunden – Wintershall

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Milliarden Euro, die europäische Verbraucher in den Gastransit über die Ukraine investiert hatten, sind verschwunden, sagte der Chef des deutschen Öl- und Gasproduzenten Wintershall, Mario Mehren, im Interview mit der russischen Zeitung „Wedomosti“.

Mehren wisse zwar nicht genau, wohin dieses Geld geflossen sei, aber sei überzeugt, dass jenes gewiss nicht in die Modernisierung des Gaspipeline-Systems in der Ukraine gesteckt worden sei. Dabei betonte er, dass die technischen Werte des ukrainischen Gaspipeline-Systems niedrig seien.

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500 Tage ohne russisches Gas: Von wem die Ukraine jetzt Kohle kaufen will

Darüber hinaus äußerte Mehren, einige Menschen in der EU würden nicht begreifen, wie sich der Gasmarkt in den vergangenen fünf Jahren verändert habe. Heutzutage könne man nicht sagen, dass irgendein Land von einem Lieferanten abhänge. Dabei müssten, so der Wintershall-Chef ferner, mehr Möglichkeiten für die Gasgewinnung geschaffen werden. Aus diesem Grund sollte man nicht die Abhängigkeit von einer gewissen Gasquelle oder einem Produzenten, sondern die Möglichkeit zur Verbesserung der Infrastruktur erörtern.

Mehren zufolge hat Brüssel mit der Ablehnung des South Stream-Projekts an Sicherheit der Gaslieferungen nach Europa verloren. Länder wie etwa Bulgarien und Rumänien hätten indes ihre Energiesicherheit und Einnahmen durch den Gastransport einbüßen müssen.

Letter to EBRD: Complaint filed with IFC on Danosha pig farms in Ukraine

Local communities in the Ivano-Frankvisk region in Ukraine have filed a complaint with the IFC’s complaint mechanism regarding the … for its own support of industrial farming projects in Ukraine. …

Zombie reactors in Ukraine

… While the European Union is trying to help Ukraine’s political transition, Europe’s financial support is cementing the … publications   Quick facts Ukraine’s so-called ’nuclear safety upgrade programme‘ is necessary to keep …

Massive EU gas investment a mistake

… discuss, among other things, Europe’s supply of natural gas. The crisis in Ukraine has been a wakeup call, exposing Brussels‘ weak position vis-a-vis …

June 30, 2014, Bankwatch in the media

Shell’s new shale gas frontier in Ukraine: another fossil fuel opening for EBRD?

… The industry frenzy surrounding the development of shale gas in Europe is gathering pace, with the announcement in late January of a EUR 400 million deal between Shell and Ukraine to develop the country’s shale gas potential. This …

March 7, 2013, Publication


Pipe Dreams: Why the Southern Gas Corridor will not reduce EU dependency on Russia

Brussels – The Southern Gas Corridor [*] , the EU’s new pet energy project, is not only unnecessary in light of gas demand projections, but also seems likely to fall short on the much … more important ally following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “The Southern Gas Corridor is actually a corridor of abuses …

January 21, 2015, Press release


Shale tale: Unconventional gas and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

… Puliti, welcomed Shell’s move into Ukrainian shale gas , with a twist on energy independence for the country, while inviting … Ukraine

June 12, 2013, Blog entry

 

The route and the three pipelines of the Southern Gas Corridor.

Key points

    • Project is slated to receive unprecedented support from public finance institutions. more >>

    • Project would widen surplus in Europe’s gas import infrastructure and likely turn into stranded asset. more >>

    • Gas to come from Azerbaijan, but deal will strengthen repressive Aliyev regime. Human rights defenders to take the brunt. more >>

    • Web documentary shows project not needed, highlights opposition and alternatives to pipeline. more >>

  • Plans raise fears over high security, militarised corridor across Turkey and damage to tourist economy in South Italy. Fierce opposition by Italian mayors. more >>

 

Record loans from public banks



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Key facts


Costs: estimated at USD 45 billion
Length: 3500 km
Capacity: 16 billion cbm of gas annually

Pipelines

  • South Caucasus Pipeline extension (SCPx): Azerbaijan-Georgia
  • Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP): Turkey
  • Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP): Greece-Albania-Italy

Gas supply

  • Azerbaijan: Shah Deniz gas field, located in the Caspian Sea
  • Turkmenistan: maybe at a later stage
  • Iran: has been mentioned

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved USD 200 million and another USD 250 million for the Shah Deniz stage 2 gas field. It also considers USD 1 billion for TAP and TANAP together.

On top of USD 250 million for Shah Deniz stage II (as part of a package with the EBRD and commercial banks), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved in December 2016 an additional USD 1 billion for the Shah Deniz II gas field.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) considers EUR 2 billion for TAP and EUR 1 billion for TANAP.

The World Bank approved two USD 400 million loans for Turkey and Azerbaijan for TANAP. The World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) approved a guarantee of up to USD 950 million for TANAP against the risk of non-honoring of a sovereign financial obligation.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved a USD 600 million loan for TANAP (pdf) at an unannounced extra-ordinary virtual Board meeting on December 21. (The AIIB’s project summary also states the combined EIB and EBRD support for TANAP as USD 2.1 billion, which suggests that, like the EIB, the EBRD is considering EUR 1 billion for TANAP.)

 

Earlier, already completed loans from the EBRD include support for the Southern Caucasus gas pipeline (SCP) (USD 70 million for Lukoil (2005) and USD 60 million for SOCAR (2004)) and the Shah Deniz gas field (USD 110 million for Lukoil (2005) and USD 100 million for SOCAR (2004)).

Both Shah Deniz and the South Caucasus Pipeline are considered parts of the Southern Gas Corridor’s infrastructure as the EBRD’s Managing Director for Energy and Natural Resources, Riccardo Puliti has stated.

 

Backing from Brussels

The pipeline is a key element of the Energy Union, the European Commission’s flagship initiative. TAP could also benefit from financing through the Project Bond Initiative as a Project of Common Interest.

 

A predictable stranded asset


Massive new gas infrastructure like this will lock Europe into fossil fuels for decades and will lead to hundreds of millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions.

The EU already has an overall surplus of gas import infrastructure. Especially since the 2007 recession, gas demand has significantly decreased (pdf) and is not expected to bounce back until the 2020’s.

The European Union’s 2050 Energy Strategy expects natural gas imports to further decrease under all scenarios. The 2020’s, when the pipeline is expected to be operational, should already mark a significant reduction in gas demand according to this roadmap.

The Southern Gas Corridor would only widen the surplus in Europe’s gas import infrastructure and likely turn into a liability.

>> Read more:
Pipe dreams – why public subsidies for Lukoil in Azerbaijan will not reduce EU dependency on Russia
Study | January 21, 2015

No security for Europe from the Southern Gas Corridor
Blog post | May 15, 2016

 

 

Gas firms lobbied to weaken EU renewables target


Bringing more gas to Europe would be at odds with the EU’s climate leadership aspirations, its emission reduction goals (40% cut by 2030) and its renewables targets (27% in 2030).

This dissonance between the EU’s goals and planned investments is no coincidence. Big energy corporations have a great deal to lose if we shift away from a centralised energy system that depends on fossil fuels.

Gas companies like BP, one of the main companies involved in the Southern Gas Corridor, have lobbied intensively against renewables subsisides and for a greater role for gas in the EU’s energy plans.

>> Read more:
BP lobbied against EU support for clean energy to favour gas, documents reveal
guardian.co.uk | August 20, 2015

Walking the line, Chapter 4.1 Big energy
Web documentary | March 8, 2016

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Die Lügen der Angela Merkel, rund um den Klima Betrug, ein Milliarden Geschäft korrupter Politiker und Abzocker

Juni 5, 2017 2 Kommentare

Wenn Angela Merkel, mit ihrer Fake Diplom Arbeit des Nichts, was alle Kader der Kommunistischen Partei erhielten, nachdem man nicht qualifiziert war für einen Uni Besuch, nur den Export von Kühen beenden, die Überproduktion der Deutschen Landwirtschaft und schon hätte Deutschland etwas reales gemacht. SPD Umweltministerin Barbara Hendricks, will sogar alle Klima Flüchtlinge nach Deutschland holen.

Die Frau wird immer verrückter: Partner der Banken Mafia, wo Angela Merkel, für den Super Gangster Josef Ackermann in 2008, eine private Party zum Geburtstag ausrichten liess.

Selbstständiges Fahren in Zukunft nur noch mit Sondererlaubnis

„Wir werden in 20 Jahren nur noch mit Sondererlaubnis selbstständig Auto fahren dürfen“, so die Aussage von Merkel in dem Bericht von welt.de. Die Begründung für diese Vorstellung schob Merkel direkt nach: „Wir (die Fahrer) sind das größte Risiko.“

US-Think Tank: Feindliche Übernahme in Deutschland mit Hilfe gekaufter CIA Gangster, wie Volkes Perthes

Ablenkung von wichtigen Themen, wie Lebensmittel, Gesundheit, neue Jagd Gesetze, Aussenpolitik, und das Bundeswehr Desaster. Banken Mafia: Nichts wurde je geregelt und modernisiert.

Eine Politik, die nicht in der Lage ist, die Krankenkassenbeiträge zu stabilisieren, gibt nun vor, die Welttemperatur in 100 Jahren um zwei Grad regulieren zu können. Tief sind Deutsche und EU Politiker gesunken, um über die eigenen Lügen und Verblödung abzulenken.

Ober Lehrerhaft, wollte man Donald Trump belehren, Sammelsurium der peinlichen selbst ernannten Experten und Hofschranzen aus dem Politik Laden, Medien Klima Lügen Imperien: Milliarden schwere Geschäfte rund um die Klimaschutz Lüge, vor allem des Verbrechers Al-Gore, gekaufter Deutscher Politiker und aufgeblähte Apparate des BMZ, was als kriminelles Enterprise mit der KfW, die Rodung der Urwaldwälder finanziert, für den Palmöl Müll und Lebensmittel Betrug. Über den Milliarden schweren Betrug mit dem QO2 Klima Zertifikaten, von Goldman & Sachs, der Deutschen Bank schweigt man, denn das war und ist ein Geschäftsmodell von Kriminellen mit Partnerschaft der KfW, welche überall Verbrecher Projekte finanziert, vor allem im Balkan. Klima ist nur Eines der Betrugs Modelle, wo gefälschte Daten längst enttarnt wurden.Angela Merkel hat auch kein Diplom, sondern nur eine abgeschriebene Zusammenstellung von Chemie Daten, als Parteibuch Schranze in Ost Deutschland. Logisch denken, hat die Frau nie gelernt, was das heutige Desaster erklärt.Trump: German Chancellor Merkel is ‚insane‘
Der CO2-Schwindel (II): Der größte Teil des CO2-Anstiegs ist vom Menschen überhaupt nicht steuerbar
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Betrug ohne Ende, für die Ratten, welche damit Geld verdienen und deren Reise- und Konfernez Tourismus

Begleitet von Professor Rittershaus, der die Angela Merkel „Diplom Arbeit“ bewertete, kann sich Professor Rittershaus, an Frau Angela Merkel nicht einmal heute erinnern.

Die Berufs Betrüger enttarnen sich selbst, wenn man ihre Phrasen aus hoch dotierten Jobs vergleicht, mit ihren heutigen Websites, wo sich Arbeitslose tummeln, als Experten verkauft. *

Gezielter Betrug, wo nur korrupte Politiker hereinfallen und seit über 10 Jahren bekannt.

Kennen Sie den Film „Eine unbequeme Wahrheit“ von Al Gore? In diesem Film wurden einerseits Fakten verschwiegen und andererseits so angepasst, dass sich der gewünschte Effekt einstellt:

Angst in der Bevölkerung zu erzeugen und Legitimation für die absurde und ruinöse „Klima“-Politik zu erhalten.

Der Klima-Schwindel – Wie die Öko-Mafia uns abzockt

Der Film von T. A. Lackmann, erschienen im Mai 2010, zeigt innerhalb von 68 Minuten unmissverständlich, welch gigantischer Betrug hinter dem sogenannten „menschengemachten Klimawandel“ steckt:

The Great Global Warming Swindle

Wieviel wissen Sie über die angebliche Klimaerwärmung durch CO2? Der Film „The Great Global Warming Swindle“ könnte Ihre bisherige Denkweise in rund 60 Minuten auf den Kopf stellen:

Gefälschte Fakten, trotz deutlicher Warnungen unzähliger Professoren und Universitäten, wird der Klimaschwindel von einer Betrugs Mafia, rund um Goldman & Sachs, korrupten Politikern und Gestalten, welche damit viel Geld verdienen, wie auch der „Gender“ Schwachsinn heute als Geschäfts Modell einer Internationalen Mafia mit Angela Merkel gesehen.

Trump ist nicht aus dem Pariser Abkommen ausgetreten, die USA waren nie dabei

04. Juni 2017

Barack Obama mit dem chinesischen Präsidenten Xi Jinping und dem damaligen UN-Generalsekretär Ban ki-Moon beglückwünschen sich zum Pariser Abkommen im September 2016. Bild: Weißes Haus.

Wohlwissend, dass der Kongress nicht zustimmen würde, war Obama nur durch einen Präsidentenerlass dem Abkommen beigetreten, ratifizieren müsste es aber der Kongress

Telepolis hat wie andere Medien – beispielsweise die ARD: „Trump kündigt Pariser Vertrag“::http://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/trump-austritt-klimaabkommen-101.html“ – berichtet, dass US-Präsident Trump aus dem Klimavertrag aussteigt (Trump kann gar nicht aussteigen, USA steigen aus dem Pariser Klima-Abkommen aus – vorerst). Die USA war allerdings dem Pariser Abkommen nie wirklich beigetreten.

Ratifiziert haben die USA im Gegensatz zu anderen Staaten das Abkommen nämlich nicht. Ex-Präsident Barack Obama hat nur einmal wieder zu der Maßnahme gegriffen, eine Entscheidung mit einer executive order durchzusetzen. Die aber ist nur temporär, verbindlich ratifizieren können die USA das Abkommen nur mit einem Kongressbeschluss – und der liegt nicht, Obama wusste auch, dass er ihn nicht erhalten hätte, da viele Republikaner den Klimawandel als Behauptung einer „Fake Science“ betrachten.

In der Washington Post hat dies Eugene Kontorovich, Professor für Verfassungs- und Internationales Recht, in einem Beitrag kurz vor der erwartbaren Entscheidung Trumps ausgeführt, der allerdings gegen Donald Trump gerichtet war. Die USA können nicht aussteigen, weil sie eben dem Vertrag gar nicht beigetreten waren. Die Zeitung will damit den Schritt, den Trump zelebrierte und der durch die ganze Welt vibrierte, eher klein reden, gesteht aber Trump damit die Möglichkeit zu, den Ratifizierungsprozess nicht fortzusetzen, den Obama übergehen wollte, um ein symbolisches Zeichen zu setzen.

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https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Trump-ist-nicht-aus-dem-Pariser-Abkommen-ausgetreten-die-USA-waren-nie-dabei-3733617.html



Einer der Wichtigtuer Journalisten wurde belehrt:

Die USA sind nie irgendwo eingestiegen, Herr Pomrehn!

Die USA werden Mitglied in einem internationalen Vertrag, wenn 2/3 der Senatoren dies so verabschieden:

US Constitution, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2:

„He [der Präsident] shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur“

Eine solche Abstimmung mit 2/3 Mehrheit hat es niemals im Senat gegeben, selbst dann nicht, als dort noch die Demokraten die Mehrheit hatten. Das Beste daran ist aber, daß 1992 der mehrheitlich demokratische Senat dem UNFCCC zustimmte, aber nur unter der Bedingung, daß sämtliche dem UNFCCC nachfolgenden konkreten Zahlen („targets & timetables“) , also was bis wann „eingespart“ oder „abgeschafft“ werden soll: Ebenfalls erneut vom Senat abgestimmt werden müssen. Hier nix verarsche wolle Ami-Senator.

Der US-Präsident macht internationale Verträge, aber nicht allein, sondern zusammen MIT Hilfe des Senats „by and with advice“ Und dann halt eben der Zustimmung des Senats: 2/3 Mehrheit. Der Senat bestimmt, ob ein Vertrag für die USA Gültigkeit besitzt.

Further reading, highly recommended:

Verfassungstext:
https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/articleii

Umfangreiche Erläuterungen:
http://www.heritage.org/constitution/#!/articles/2/essays/90/treaty-clause

Diskussion des konkreten Falls:
http://www.globalwarming.org/2015/12/16/is-the-paris-climate-agreement-a-treaty/
(Quintessenz: Ja, das Pariser Klimaabkommen ist ein internationaler Vertrag, nur sind die USA dort kein Mitglied, denn eine Zustimmung des Senats fehlt. Was der Autor dort diskutiert, ist hochinteressant, denn offensichtlich behaupten amerikanische Ökosozialisten, das Abkommen von Paris sei KEIN internationaler Vertrag, weswegen auch der Senat nicht darüber abstimmen müsse, es auch ohne positives Votum des Senats für die USA verbindlich sei. Ha. Haha. Hahaha.)

Das finanzielle Risiko wurde einfach abgewälzt

Die Antwort nun: Man wälzt einfach das Risiko ab. Der damalige Stadtentwässerungschef jedenfalls entschied, dass dieses Risiko eben die Stadtentwässerung trage und nicht der Veranstalter. Zum Unglück für die Stadt trat der schlimmste annehmbare Fall ein. Der Kongress rechnete sich nicht, obwohl er Hunderte Fachbesucher hatte. Die 230.000 Euro allein für Al Gore sowie fast 360.000 Euro Kosten für die übrigen Redner, Sicherheitskräfte und Reisekosten waren jedenfalls nicht zu bezahlen.

aus http://www.sueddeutsche.de/muenchen/853/496172/text/

Von Climategate, Klimalüge und dem Wissenschaftsbetrieb

Florian Rötzer 01.12.2009

Leugner der Klimaerwärmung sehen sich angesichts der gehackten Mails von Klimaforschern im Aufwind

Der [extern] Hack in Server des [extern] Climatic Research Unit (CRU) kurz vor dem UN-Klimagipfel in Kopenhagen, auf dem bindende Reduktionen der CO2-Emissionen ausgehandelt werden sollen, um die Klimaerwärmung zu begrenzen, ist für die Skeptiker, in aller Regel aus dem konservativen Lager, gerade noch rechtzeitig geschehen. Mehr als 1000 [extern] Mails sowie zahlreiche andere Dokumente wurden dadurch der Öffentlichkeit [local] zugänglich gemacht. Sie gewähren Einblick in den Alltag der Wissenschaftler und erlauben nun den Klimaerwärmungsskeptikern, gelegentlich auch „Coolists“ genannt, ihre These von einer großen Verschwörung der „Warmists“ [extern] berechtigter und eingängiger auszubreiten – zumal mittlerweile die Klimapolitik zum Mainstream wurde und Widerstand dadurch auch interessanter wird, selbst unter denjenigen, die bislang zu den „Warmists“ zählten. Das CRU ist entscheidend am UN-Klimarat und dessen Publikationen zur Klimaerwärmung beteiligt.

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http://www.heise.de/tp/r4/artikel/31/31614/1.html

Alles eine Fälschung, die gesamte Klima Kathastrope! Und immer dabei: Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul und das BMZ!

Und dann die BMZ Betrüger aus dem Hause von Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (SPD) in 2006: Betrugs Ministerium BMZ, was heute mit der KfW die Abholzung der Urwälder finanziert, für Palmöl Produktion, deren Benutzung in Italien in Lebensmitteln schon verboten wurde, ein anderer grosser Betrug der Politik Lebensmittel Industrie.


Die Millenniumsentwicklungsziele und der globale Klimawandel
Interview mit Stephan Klaus Ohme, BMZ-Beauftragter für die MDGs

>> Englische Version

Die Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) haben sich zu den zentralen Zielvorstellungen der internationalen Entwicklungspolitik entwickelt. Dabei geht es u.a. um die Halbierung der absoluten Armut, die Bekämpfung des Hungers und die Sicherung der ökologischen Nachhaltigkeit. Es wird zunehmend deutlicher, dass der Klimawandel teils drastische Auswirkungen auf die MDG-Problembereiche hat, z.B. hinsichtlich der Ernährungssicherung und der Wasserversorgung. Gleichzeitig würden große Fortschritte bei den MDGs aber die Anfälligkeit vieler Millionen Menschen gegenüber den Folgen des Klimawandels deutlich verringern.

Die Anliegen der Entwicklungsländer werden bei der 12. Vertragsstaatenkonferenz zur UN-Klimarahmenkonvention, die vom 6.-17.11. in Nairobi (Kenia) stattfinden wird, besonderes Gewicht erhalten. Und dabei geht es auch darum, was getan werden kann, dass der rasch fortschreitende Klimawandel nicht die Erreichung der MDGs unmöglich macht. Deutschland kommt durch die EU- und die G8-Präsidentschaft in den nächsten Monaten auch für die internationalen Klimaverhandlungen eine Schlüsselrolle zu. Vor diesem Hintergrund hat Germanwatch im Oktober 2006 ein Interview mit dem MDG-Beauftragten des Bundesministeriums für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ), Stephan Klaus Ohme, zu den Zusammenhängen zwischen MDGs und Klimawandel geführt und nach den Aktivitäten der deutschen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit gefragt.

Sehr geehrter Herr Ohme, Sie sind im Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) für die Millenniums-Entwicklungsziele zuständig. Wie beurteilen Sie die bisherige Entwicklung und die weitere Perspektive bis 2015? Sind die MDGs weltweit zu erreichen?

aus
http://www.germanwatch.org/klima/ohme06.htm

Unternehmen Barbarosa II: Jetzt lassen die Yankees ihre Panzer rollen

Das Interview führten Sven Harmeling und Christoph Bals (Germanwatch) im Oktober 2006.

Die totale Betrugs Bande aus dem BMZ halt mal wieder und in Zeiten der SPD Verbrecher! GERMANWATCH, eine Betrugs Website der Politik

Der Schwachsinn nun auf der selben Website! inklusive neuer Job Angebote, für selbst ernannte Klima Wächter, welche längst Mafiös an die eigenen Leute vergeben wurden.

Logo: Germanwatch 145px × 52px (Vorschaubild)
Meldung
1. Juni 2017

Stellenangebot: Referent/in für Klima- und Entwicklungspartnerschaften Ukraine/Osteuropa

20-40 h/Woche, Arbeitsort Berlin, Beginn möglichst zum 01.09.2017

Germanwatch sucht für seine Zusammenarbeit mit Osteuropa im Bereich Dekarbonisierung – insbesondere bei der Entwicklung einer Niedrig-CO2-Transformationsperspektive für den Donbass – Verstärkung durch eine Person mit Regionalexpertise. Die Stelle ist im Team Deutsche und Europäische Klimapolitik angesiedelt. >> mehr

Bild: Germanwatch Pressemitteilung
Pressemitteilung
2. Juni 2017

Neue Klima-Allianz aus EU und China sendet starkes Zeichen gegen Trump und für Paris-Abkommen

Germanwatch: Deutschland und EU müssen nun bei Klimapolitik nachlegen, um Führungsrolle übernehmen zu können

Germanwatch begrüßt die heute beim EU-China-Gipfel angekündigte stärkere Zusammenarbeit beim Klimaschutz. „Das ist zum richtigen Zeitpunkt ein starkes Zeichen gegen den Kurs von US-Präsident Trump. Die EU und China machen deutlich: Das Pariser Klimaabkommen steht. Seine Umsetzung ist Verpflichtung für beide Regionen“, sagt Christoph Bals, Politischer Geschäftsführer von Germanwatch. „Es ist richtig, dass die EU und China die wirtschaftlichen Chancen des Klimaschutzes betonen. Zusammen können China und die EU zum neuen Führungsduo der globalen Klimapolitik werden.“ >> mehr

Bild: Germanwatch Pressemitteilung
Pressemitteilung
1. Juni 2017

Ausstieg aus Paris-Abkommen ist Schlag ins Gesicht der Menschheit und Schwächung der USA

Germanwatch: EU und China müssen neue Klimaschutz-Allianz aufbauen

Die heutige Entscheidung der US-Regierung für den Ausstieg aus dem Pariser Klimaabkommen stößt bei Germanwatch auf heftige Kritik. „Der von Präsident Trump verfügte Ausstieg aus dem Paris-Abkommen ist ein Schlag ins Gesicht der gesamten Menschheit und er schwächt die USA selbst“, sagt Klaus Milke, Vorstandsvorsitzender von Germanwatch. „Trumps Realitätsverweigerung ist zum einen zynisch, weil er einfach so tut, als gäbe es die globale Klimakrise mit all‘ ihren schon heute sichtbaren Folgen nicht. Die Regierung des Staates, der historisch gesehen mit seinen immensen Emissionen den größten Anteil zur Krise beigesteuert hat, kündigt den vom Klimawandel betroffenen ärmsten Menschen auf der Welt die Solidarität auf. Der Ausstieg aus dem Paris-Abkommen ist zum anderen dumm, denn er wird vor allem den USA selbst schaden.“ >> mehr

Aber alles, was heute dazu nötig ist, ist eine Blöde Kuh mit einem Wiedergutmachungskomplex.“
https://politikstube.com/wikileaks-e/

https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/4019

Die Dummen kennen nur noch Betrug in Berlin:

EU finanzierte Wahl Systeme: Kosovo has 1.7m citizens and 1.9m voters: Albania has 2,8 Citizens and 3,7m voters and 4,4m ID Cards

Pässe, EUROPOL

Thomas de Maizier, Frank-Jürgen Weise Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge: “ es gibt keine Doppelte Identät“

Kategorien:Europa Schlagwörter: ,

HSBC – Deutsche Bank: Deutsche Bank Trader Admits Guilt In Fraud Conspiracy To Rig Precious Metals Markets


Komplett Betrug in allen Bereichen auch im Metall Handel, Co2 Zertifikaten, Immobilien, falsche betrügerische Kunden Beratung, Geldwäsche ohne Ende

Polizei Gewerkschaft: Ist die Deutsche Bank eine kriminelle Vereinigung? von Wolfgang Hetzer

BBC, HSBC, City Bank, Deutsche Bank: reine Mafia Geldwäsche Banken und geduldet von korrupten Politikern

Deutsche Bank Trader Admits Guilt In Fraud Conspiracy To Rig Precious Metals Markets

Published: June 2, 2017
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Source: Zero Hedge

After months of „smoking guns“ and conspiracy theory dismissals, a Singapore-based Deutsche Bank trader (at the center of fraud allegations) finally confirmed (by admitting guilt) what many have suspected – the biggest banks in the world have conspired to rig precious metals markets.

The Deutsche Bank trader, David Liew, pleaded guilty in federal court in Chicago to conspiring to spoof gold, silver, platinum and palladium futures, according to court papers. Bloomberg notes that spoofing involves traders placing orders that they never intend to fill, in an attempt to manipulate the price.

Following an introductory period that included orientation and training, LIEW was eventually assigned to the metals trading desk (which included base metals and precious metals trading) in approximately December 2009. During the Relevant Period, LIEW was employed by Bank A as a metals trader in the Asia-Pacific region, and his primary duties included precious metals market making and futures trading.

 

 

Between in or around December 2009 and in or around February 2012 (the „Relevant Period“), in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastem Division, and elsewhere, defendant DAVID LIEW did knowingly and intentionally conspire and agree with other precious metals (gold, silver, platinum, and palladium) traders to: (a) knowingly execute, and attempt to execute, a scheme and artifice to defraud, and for obtaining money and property by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and promises, and in furtherance of the scheme and artifice to defraud, knowingly transmit, and cause to be transmitted, in interstate and foreign commerce, by means of wire communications, certain signs, signals and sounds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343,which scheme affected a financial institution; and (b) knowingly engage in trading, practice, and conduct, on and subject to the rules of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange („CME“), that was, was of the character of, and was commonly known to the trade as, spoofing, that is, bidding or offering with the intent to cancel the bid or offer before execution, by causing to be transmitted to the CME precious metals futures contract orders that LIEW and his coconspirators intended to cancel before execution and not as part of any legitimate, good-faith attempt to execute any part of the orders, in violation of Title 7, United States Code, Sections 6c(a)(5)(C) and 13(a)(2); all in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.

 

 

Defendant LIEW’s employer, Bank A, was one of the largest global banking and financial services companies in the world. Bank A’s primary precious metals trading desks were located in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Asia-Pacific region.

 

Defendant LIEW and other precious metals traders, including traders at Bank A, engaged in a conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution and spoofing, in the trading of precious metals futures contracts traded on the CME.

 

Defendant LIEW placed, and conspired to place, hundreds of orders to buy or to sell precious metals futures contracts that he intended to cancel and not to execute at the time he placed the orders (the „Spoof Orders“).

 

 

Bank A operated a global metals trading team with traders in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Asia-Pacific region. Throughout his tenure on the metals trading desk at Bank A, defendant LIEW was supervised by and interacted with more experienced traders on the team. LIEW was supervised by other metals traders in the Asia-Pacific region, and, due to the nature of the nearly 24-hour trading cycle, LIEW interacted with members of the trading team in the United States and the United Kingdom. It was after joining the metals trading desk that LIEW was taught to spoof by other metals traders, including other metals traders at Bank A.

 

Defendant LIEW generated Spoof Orders manually. That is, LIEW physically clicked his computer mouse or keyboard keys to enter each Spoof Order, and physically clicked his mouse or keyboard keys to cancel that order.

 

A common technique employed by defendant LIEW was to place and cancel one or more Spoof Orders on one side of the prevailing market price. The intent of these Spoof Orders was to facilitate the execution of an existing Primary Order on the opposite side of the market. By placing Spoof Orders opposite the Primary Order, LIEW intended to create a false appearance of supply or demand and induce other market participants to react to this false information in order to move the market price and/or increase the available quantity at the desired price of the relevant futures contract. During the time the Spoof Order was live in the market, or shortly after it was cancelled, LIEW’s Primary Order on the other side of the market would often execute at a more favorable price than was otherwise available before the Spoof Order had been placed.

 

 

Coordinated spoofing involved one or more additional participants. When engaging in coordinated spoofing, defendant LIEW and/or one or more co-conspirators would place one or more Spoof Orders on one side of the market in order to facilitate the execution of Primary Orders placed on the opposite side of the market by either LIEW or a coconspirator. For example, LIEW would place a Spoof Order in order to facilitate the execution of a Primary Order placed by a co-conspirator, or a co-conspirator would place a Spoof Order in order to facilitate the execution of a Primary Order placed by LIEW. At other times, LIEW and one or more co-conspirators would each place one or more Spoof Orders in order to facilitate the execution of a Primary Order placed by LIEW or a co-conspirator.

 

During and in furtherance of the conspiracy, defendant LIEW engaged in solo spoofing or coordinated spoofing with traders at Bank A hundreds of times.

Prosecutors have brought very few cases against alleged spoofers but have stepped up their enforcement since the adoption of the Dodd-Frank financial law.

Deutsche Bank declined to comment.

From a July 2012 blog post, we discover that Liew quit banking then to start a tech company…

A bit like Vinicius, I was (and still am) in my third year out of University and making a very comfortable living as a trader at Deutsche Bank. Here in Singapore (sadly), a sort of toxic culture has been brewing that your “success” is deemed by your salary. Yes, I was getting a 6 digit annual salary, yes I was in the top % of wage earners of my age group (I’m turning 27 this year). A lot of people have labelled me “crazy” to “throw all I had away”, to which I would reply “This is my life, not yours. But thanks and good luck to you too”

 

 

This is not the first time Deutsche Bank has been involved, implicated, and exposed to rigging the precious metals markets.

As we noted in December, when we first reported that Deutsche Bank had agreed to settle allegations it had rigged the silver market in exchange for $38 million, we revealed something stunning: „in a curious twist, the settlement letter revealed that the former members of the manipulation cartel have turned on each other„, and that Deutsche Bank would provide docments implicating other precious metals riggers. To wit: „In addition to valuable monetary consideration, Deutsche Bank has also agreed to provide cooperation to plaintiffs, including the production of instant messages, and other electronic communications, as part of the settlement. In Plaintiff’s estimation, the cooperation to be provided by Deutsche Bank will substantially assist Plaintiffs in the prosecution of their claims against the non-settling defendants.“

Overnight we finally got a glimpse into what this „production“ contained, and according to documents filed by the plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit, what Deutsche Bank provided as part of its settlement was nothing short of „smoking gun“ proof that UBS Group AG, HSBC Holdings Plc, Bank of Nova Scotia and other firms rigged the silver market. The allegation, as Bloomberg first noted, came in a filing Wednesday in a Manhattan federal court lawsuit filed in 2014 by individuals and entities that bought or sold futures contracts.

In the document records surrendered by Deutsche Bank and presented below, traders and submitters were captured coordinating trades in advance of a daily phone call, manipulating the spot market for silver, conspiring to fix the spread on silver offered to customers and using illegal strategies to rig prices.

“Plaintiffs are now able to plead with direct, ‘smoking gun’ evidence,’ including secret electronic chats involving silver traders and submitters across a number of financial institutions, a multi-year, well-coordinated and wide-ranging conspiracy to rig the prices,” the plaintiffs said in their filing.

The latest evidence is critical because as the plaintiffs add, the new scheme “far surpasses the conspiracy alleged earlier.” As a result, the litigants are seeking permission to file a new complaint with the additional allegations, i.e., demand even more reparations from the defendants who have not yet settled, and perhaps even more evidence of ongoing market rigging. Their proposed complaint broadens the case beyond the four banks initially sued to include claims against units of Barclays Plc, BNP Paribas Fortis SA, Standard Chartered Plc and Bank of America Corp.

Representatives of UBS, BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC, Standard Chartered and Scotiabank didn’t immediately respond to e-mails outside regular business hours seeking comment on the allegations. Barclays and Bank of America declined to immediately comment.

The Deutsche Bank documents show, among other things, how two UBS traders communicated directly with two Deutsche Bank traders and discussed ways to rig the market. The traders shared customer order-flow information, improperly triggered customer stop-loss orders, and engaged in practices such as spoofing, all meant to destabilize the price of silver ahead of the fix and result in forced selling or buying. It is also what has led on so many occasions to the infamous previous metals „slam“, when out of nowhere billions in notional contracts emerge, usually with the intent to sell, to halt any upside moment in the precious metals/

„UBS was the third-largest market maker in the silver spot market and could directly influence the prices of silver financial instruments based on the sheer volume of silver it traded,“ the plaintiffs allege. „Conspiring with other large market makers, like Deutsche Bank and HSBC, only increased UBS’s ability to influence the market.“

Some examples of the chats quoted are shown below. In the first example a chart between DB and HSBC traders in which one HSBC trader says „really wanna sel sil[ver“ to which the other trader says „Let’s go and smash it together.“

 

 

Another chat transcript from May 11, 2011 reveals a Deutsche Bank trader telling a UBS trader that the cartel „WERE THE SILVER MARKET“(sic) based on feedback from outside traders to which UBS replies, referring to the silver market „we smashed it good“, leading to the following lament „fking hell UBS now u make me regret not joining.“

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Deutsche_Bank_Trader_Admits_Guilt_In_Fraud_Conspiracy_To_Rig_Precious_Metals_Markets/58892/0/38/38/Y/M.html

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Der Türkische Premier Minister Binaldi Yildirim, die Familie Recep Erdogan zwei ordinäre Verbrecher Clans übernahmen die Türkei


Premierminister Binali Yıldırım, Recep Erdogan ganz ordinäre Betrugs und Verbrecher Clans. Recep Erdogan und der Bin Laden Financier: Yassin Kadi, der auch Recep Erdogan finanziert vor 25 Jahren schon, die extremsten Terroristen und Verbrecher Kartelle, denn niemand kannte vor 30 Jahren einen Binali Yildirim, oder Recep Erdogan

57.000 gehakte emails der Terroristen und Verbrecher Familie: des Recep Erdogan mit Berat Albayrak

USA: Polizei nimmt Erdogans Goldhändler und Geldwäsche Partner fest: Reza Zarrab

| 21. Mai 2016

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Die AKP sollte Binali Yıldırım in ihrer Sitzung vom 22. Mai 2016 zum Präsidenten wählen. Wie wir bereits vor zwei Wochen angekündigt haben, sollte er sofort das Amt als Premierminister übernehmen.

Von der westlichen Presse als eine dem Präsident Erdoğan völlig ergebene Persönlichkeit dargestellt, ist er eigentlich eine Schlüsselfigur des aktuellen Mafia-Systems.

Binali Yıldırım ist ein Seefahrt-Experte, ehemaliger Leiter der Internationalen maritimen Organisation. Er wurde Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vorgestellt, als er für die ultra-nationalistische Partei Millî Görüş zum Bürgermeister von Istanbul gewählt wurde. 1994 zum Leiter der IDO (Meeres-Busse von Istanbul) ernannt, gründete er im Auftrag des Bürgermeisters und für sich selbst ein riesiges System von Veruntreuung von öffentlichen Geldern.

Seitdem hat die Yıldırım Familie ihr Glück gemacht. Der Sohn Erkan und die Tochter Bahar Büşra haben das Unternehmen Derin Denizcilik Taşımacılık Sanayi Ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi erstellt. Die Familie kontrolliert 17 Unternehmen, 28 Schiffe und Superyachten. Der kurdische Abgeordnete Sezgin Tannkulu (Republikanische Volkspartei CHP) hat der Groß-Versammlung vorgeschlagen, eine parlamentarische Untersuchungskommission zu erstellen, um die Bedingungen für dieses plötzliche Vermögen zu untersuchen, aber die Mehrheit (AKP) lehnte diesen Antrag ab.

Vor einem Monat veröffentlichte die türkische Presse Fotos von Erkan Yıldırım, als er in einem Casino in Singapur spielte. Der junge Mann hatte damals behauptet, in die Falle geraten zu sein und nicht Pokerspielen zu können.

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Während der gerichtlichen Untersuchung von Dezember 2013 – die von der Regierung unterbrochen wurde -, war der Name Binali Yıldırım als der „Pate“ der um Präsident Erdoğan zentrierten Mafia-Organisation zitiert worden. Nach Ansicht der Richter übte Herr Yıldırım verschiedene Erpressungen gegen die wichtigsten Unternehmer des Landes aus.

Vor seinem Eintritt in die Politik war Recep Tayyip Erdoğan selbst der Anführer einer Bande in Istanbul.

Übersetzung
Horst Frohlich

http://www.voltairenet.org/article191852.html


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What’s the perfect gift for a world leader who has everything? How about secretly buying a $25 million oil tanker for his family? That’s what Azeri billionaire Mübariz Mansimov did for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the increasingly authoritarian Turkish president, back in 2008. The discovery, published Friday by the Black Sea, El Mundo and other outlets, is the result of a monthslong project by the European Investigative Collaboration network.

Mansimov became a Turkish citizen two years earlier and adopted a Turkish name, Mübariz Gurbanoglu, allegedly at Erdogan’s suggestion. After the deal was struck, his business dealings in Turkey took off, including lucrative contracts with state firms.

Mansimov is also “a friend” of Donald Trump and attended his presidential inauguration. “When the 39 floors of residential and office block Trump Towers opened in Istanbul in 2009, Mansimov was the first customer — buying eight apartments, including the penthouse,” according to the Black Sea.

https://instagram.com/p/BP7J-7gBa0Z/embed/

The deal is complex but, in a nutshell, goes like this: Mansimov purchased a ship and opened a Maltese holding company for it in 2007. In October 2008, another company registered in the Isle of Man that belonged to Erdogan’s brother-in-law and his son purchased all shares for $25 million. The next day, that firm took out a $18.4 million loan arranged by Mansimov. Normal, so far. However, documents show that Mansimov pledged to pay off the entire seven-year loan plus interest in exchange for leasing rights through 2015 (the remaining $7 million of the purchase price was paid by a close personal friend of Erdogan for reasons unknown). Mansimov’s company, which controls two-thirds of Black Sea oil shipping, extended the leasing option through 2020 for $1.2 million a year. All told, the deal amounts to a $21.2 million cash transfer from Mansimov to Erdogan’s family. Despite having supposedly sold the ship to the close friend who paid $7 million in 2011, in three instances since then, Erdogan’s brother-in-law signed documents attesting to be the “sole beneficial owner” of the tanker.

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Design: Corino Dragomir

The paper trail for this tangled web of transactions begins in the Malta Files, an investigation led by the EIC, based on a leaked cache of 150,000 documents from a Malta-based provider of legal, financial and corporate services, as well as a scraped version of the Malta Public Register of companies. In total, more than 50,000 companies are included. The project brought together 49 journalists from 13 media organizations in 16 countries, including The Intercept Brasil, L’Espresso, Le Soir, NRC, Der Spiegel, the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism / TheBlackSea.eu, Mediapart, Politiken, NewsWeek Serbia, El Mundo, Expresso, Dagens Nyheter, Malta Today, and Agência Sportlight.

Malta, a Mediterranean archipelago with less than half a million residents, boasts the lowest effective corporate tax rate in the European Union and has become a preferred destination for tax avoidance in the EU. Malta Files reporting has also exposed offshoring schemes of the Italian mafia, a Russian billionaire’s payday loan empire, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, soccer stars, and yacht-owning European oligarchs, among others………………..https://theintercept.com/2017/05/26/malta-files-revelations-25-million-oil-tanker-gifted-to-erdogans-family/

Family business of Turkey Prime Minister heads offshore

The family of PM Binali Yıldırım has offshores with at least 140 million dollars in assets – including cargo ships and properties in the Netherlands

by Craig Shaw and Zeynep Sentek

24 May 2017

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Ramadan 2009. Turkey’s Transport and Maritime Minister, Binali Yıldırım, was invited to break fast with the top brass of his country’s shipping business at a ceremony of the Barbaros Shipowners Association in Istanbul.

After the meal, Yıldırım took to the stage. His speech adopted a serious tone.

From now on any Turkish businesses owning ships, yachts or sea vessels that flew foreign flags would be “treated with suspicion” by the government, he said.

“We gave the [vessels] three months to change flags, free of charge,” Yıldırım added, referring to the requests of his Ministry. “Now they have no excuse. If they insist on not changing to the Turkish flag, we don’t see that [they have any] good intentions.“

The idea was to create a strong, national shipping fleet brandishing the Turkish colours and paying fees and taxes to the Turkish state.

Sat a few metres from Yıldırım was his 30-year-old son, Erkam.

His son might have felt embarrassment at his father’s speech, since at that time he was the registered owner of least one general cargo ship called the ‘City’, through the family’s offshore company in the Netherland Antilles. This freighter flew not the Turkish flag, but that of the Dutch Caribbean Islands.

Since then, the family’s ownership of foreign-flagged ships has grown, leading to the conclusion that Yıldırım’s speech was nothing less than hypocrisy.

An investigation into the Yıldırım family enterprise, part of the European Investigative Collaborations’ (EIC) #MaltaFiles, reveals that the family currently sits on shipping and related assets of well over 100 million Euro.

This consists of eleven foreign-flagged ships nestled in a network of secretive companies in Malta, the Netherlands, and the Netherlands Antilles – specifically now Curaçao, with more suspected in the Marshall Islands and Panama. At least four of the ships are financed with huge loans from Swiss and Turkish banks, including one part-owned by the Turkish state.

While some of the activities, especially in tax havens, remains opaque, The Black Sea discovered that Yıldırım’s son, daughter, uncle and nephews have purchased seven properties in the Netherlands, worth over two-and-a-half million dollars – all of which were paid for in cash.

The investigation also uncovered how the Yıldırıms used one of these Dutch companies to anonymously donate 600,000 Euro (1.75 million Turkish Lira) to the municipality of Pendik, near Istanbul, for a lavish new mosque.

EIC’s investigation traces how the family’s offshore shipping operation has grown in line with Binali Yıldırım’s towering career to become the second most powerful man in Turkey.

Family Business at the Heart of Government

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım is no stranger to mixing his family’s fortunes with his role as a public servant. His career in shipping manager began in 1994 when he managed the Istanbul Fast Ferries Company (IDO), owned by the city. However the Istanbul bosses fired him in 2000 over revelations he awarded a contract to manage the ferries’ canteens to his uncle, Yılmaz Erence.

The scandal did little to harm Yıldırım’s career. Instead, he entered politics. Since 2001, he has been a key member of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP). When this fledgling movement won the 2002 Turkish elections, Yıldırım landed the job of Minister of Transport in the new government’s first ever cabinet. He held this job, with some interruptions, for almost 12 years.

Throughout his tenure, there has been speculation in the Turkish press and among lawmakers about his family’s business. Several times, Yıldırım refused to answer questions in parliament from opposition MPs demanding that he reveal details of how they make their money in shipping.

His only public statement is to a journalist from CNN Türk in March 2013, when he coyly explained that that he passed his shipping business to his children when he became a MP in 2002. But he would not go into detail.

PM Yildirim was fired in 2000 as an Istanbul ferry company manager for nepotism

How does a politician’s family build an asset portfolio of 140 million Euro in just over ten years?

The first traces of the Yıldırıms’ offshore adventures appear in Malta in 1998, via a company that alludes to the Turkish provenance of its shareholders – Tulip Maritime Limited.

This was headed by the Prime Minister’s Uncle Yılmaz and contacts from Turkey’s political and business world. These included Salih Zeki Çakır, a known ship-owner who employed Yıldırım briefly before his career in Government, and Ahmet Ergün, President Erdogan’s advisor from his days as Istanbul Mayor, as well as a former MP and high court judge, Abbas Gökçe.

Their first vessel was the Silver Fish, a cheap twenty-year-old cargo ship, which was soon broken apart.

Over the course of the 2000s, the team built up other companies and bought other ships. These are now mostly broken up or sold. By 2009, when Yıldırım delivered his impassioned speech promoting Turkish nationalism at the Ship Owners Association, the 4,000-tonne ‘City’ appears to be the only foreign asset. This was sold by Erkam two months later to their Panama company, North Bulkers S.A., before being broken up in 2011.

Since then the family’s shipping fortunes have acquired a formidable buying power. Six of the eleven ships identified by The Black Sea and EIC – worth between 1.9 million and 33 million Euro – appear to have been bought without any bank loans. If so, this suggests an enormous cache of funds exists in the Dutch operation, despite on paper being a money-losing business.

The eleven ships are owned by offshore companies in the Netherlands and Malta, countries with attractive tax benefits for the maritime industry.

In February this year, Binali Yıldırım – as Prime Minister – visited Malta to sign a refugee agreement with the local government.

If he had been so inclined, he might have taken the short journey to visit the offices of Mifsud and Sons Ltd in the capital, Valletta, and the nearby town of St Julian’s. This firm is owned by its namesake, Simon Mifsud, and represents the Yıldırım family’s latest shipping outfits in the country, called Dertel Shipping Limited, Nova Ponza Limited, Rory Malta Limited and Nova Warrior Limited.

The Yıldırıms took over the new companies on 9 June 2016, a little over two weeks after Erdogan appointed Yıldırım as Turkey’s Prime Minister.

The director of each of these is Süleyman Vural, Yıldırım’s nephew……..

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But this is minor league compared to the family’s Dutch operation – where the assets reach over 130 million dollars.

Landlords to Dutch dentist and shoemaker

Erkam Yıldırım has strong commercial ties in the Netherlands. These interests include modest properties and expensive ships.

When analysing the Yıldırım family’s offshore structure, EIC learned of a property company called Castillo Real Estate BV, based in the suburban city of Almere, across from Amsterdam on the Markermeer lake.

The Netherlands’s newest city is not the most likely place to find connections to the foreign elite. Here on Guamstraat is a dentist’s surgery – Tandartspraktijk de Compagnie. Any customer who has a wisdom tooth pulled out in this clinic is experiencing such pleasure in a building owned by the son of Turkey’s prime minister.

Turkish PM’s son gets teeth into Dutch real estate/ Dental Clinic, Almere, Holland (Credit/ Rien Zilvold, NRC)

Next door to the dentist, at Number 14, are the offices of Castillo Real Estate and Zealand Shipping – two of the family’s major companies.

In addition to the two buildings in Almere, Castillo owns four more properties in the country, a modest-sized apartment building in the centre of Schoonhoven, two houses on the Joseph Haydnlaan street in Utrecht, and a shoemaker’s shop in The Hague.

The six properties cost the family over 2.16 million Euro – and were all paid for in cash. The seventh is also in Almere and was purchased by Erkam personally for Zealand’s manager.

These are small pickings.

The real money in the operation here is on the waves: Zealand Shipping.

Set up in 2007, Zealand, housed next door to the dentist’s office, was run and owned by Erkam until June 2014, when it was bought by Holland Investments Cooperatif UA.

This change is cosmetic. Like with South Seas, company records in the Netherlands reveal Erkam as the man behind the new owner, and in charge of its 129.8 million USD assets.

Through Holland Investment Cooperatif UA, the company records show that family also owns 30 per cent of Q-Shipping BV based in Barendrecht. The partner in this venture is Abdülvahit Şimşek, a Turkish businessman who shares an office with the Yıldırıms in Istanbul.

Right now, Q-Shipping BV and its subsidiaries manage 20 ships – none of which sail under a Turkish flag.

Until last year, Zealand Shipping had ten ships flying the Dutch flag. In January 2016, a Turkish conglomerate close to the Erdogan government, Kolin Group, bought two of these vessels.

Today, Zealand Shipping and its subsidiaries still own eight vessels.

Every one of these boast names that display rampant Turkish nationalism – the Zealand Almere, MV Zealand Amsterdam and MV Zealand Rotterdam bought new in 2012 and 2013; the MV Zealand Ariane and MV Zealand Alexia, purchased second-hand throughout 2014; MV Zealand Beatrix, MV Zealand Delilah, MV Juliana bought new in 2010 and 2011.

The bill for these is not small. The Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Almere cost around 33 million Euro each to build. But Dutch records show that only the Amsterdam listed a debt, a loan of 33 million to the Kuveyt Türk Bank, a non-interest, Islamic financial institution part-owned by the Turkish government though the Directorate General of Foundations, whose director sits on the bank’s board.

Another loan taken out by Zealand is for the Juliana, a dry bulk carrier, which was financed by a 17.16 million Euros from the Yapı ve Kredi Bank in Turkey.

In total, three of the ships were constructed by Sefine, a shipbuilder close to Binali Yıldırım. Sefine was run until 2014 by Suat Hayri Aka, when he was forced by Turkish law to transfer his shares to his brother in order to to accept a government job.

What was this position? Undersecretary to the Ministry of Transport. This made him the deputy of Binali Yıldırım.

 

…….https://theblacksea.eu/malta-files/article/en/family-business-turkey-prime-minister-offshore

British Intelligence Warned Tony Blair of Manchester-Like Terrorism if the West Invaded Iraq


 

British Intelligence Warned Tony Blair of Manchester-Like Terrorism if the West Invaded Iraq

 

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has yet to say anything about Monday’s heinous, nihilistic suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. According to current reporting, the attack has been claimed by ISIS and was carried out by a 22-year-old man born in Manchester to Libyan refugees.

But when Blair does speak, we can be certain he won’t mention one key fact: Before the 2003 invasion of Iraq led by the U.S. and U.K., he was forcefully and repeatedly warned by Britain’s intelligence services that it would lead to exactly this type of terrorist attack — and he concealed these warnings from the British people, instead claiming the war would reduce the risk of terrorism.

We know this because of the Chilcot Report, the seven-year-long British investigation of the Iraq War released in 2016. The report declassifies numerous internal government documents that illustrate the yawning chasm between what Blair was being told in private and his claims in public as he pushed for war.

On February 10, 2003, one month before the war began, the U.K.’s Joint Intelligence Committee — the key advisory body for the British Prime Minister on intelligence matters — issued a white paper titled “International Terrorism: War With Iraq.”

It began:

The threat from Al Qaida will increase at the onset of any military action against Iraq. They will target Coalition forces and other Western interests in the Middle East. Attacks against Western interests elsewhere are also likely, especially in the US and UK, for maximum impact. The worldwide threat from other Islamist terrorist groups and individuals will increase significantly.

And it concluded much the same way:

Al Qaida and associated groups will continue to represent by far the greatest terrorist threat to Western interests, and that threat will be heightened by military action against Iraq. The broader threat from Islamist terrorists will also increase in the event of war, reflecting intensified anti-US/anti-Western sentiment in the Muslim world, including among Muslim communities in the West. [emphasis added in both cases]

The same report concluded that Saddam Hussein’s Iraq “would aspire to conduct terrorist attacks against Coalition interests” only in the event of an invasion. Moreover, “authoritative reporting suggests that Iraqi Intelligence (DGI) has little reach or [terrorism] capability outside Iraq.”

Specifically regarding WMD terrorism, the JIC elsewhere judged that Iraq “would be unlikely to undertake or sponsor such terrorist attacks,” that the threat of it if Iraq were not invaded was “slight,” and that there was no “credible evidence of covert transfers of WMD-related technology and expertise to terrorist groups.”

Tony Blair’s case for war, as most clearly expressed in his March 18, 2003 remarks in the House of Commons, essentially turned all of this on its head. The possibility, Blair said, of terrorist groups obtaining WMD from a state like Iraq was “a real and present danger to Britain and its national security.”…………………

https://theintercept.com/2017/05/23/british-intelligence-warned-tony-blair-of-manchester-like-terrorism-if-the-west-invaded-iraq/

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