Remember that attorney Alex Van Der Zwaan who had worked with Paul Manafort, the president’s former campaign manager and who has recently been indicted by the FBI’s Special Counsel Robert Mueller III, the lead in the Trump-Russia probe. Well it turns out that this young man was also married to the daughter of Russian oligarch German Khan who is a director and co-owner of Alfa Bank and one of three key leaders of its parent company, the sprawling conglomerate Alfa Group. This bank is prominently covered in the Christopher Steele dossier.
I can’t help but wonder if the indictment of Mr. Van Der Zwann has more to do about what he knows about Alfa Bank instead of him being another witness against Paul Manafort and Mr. Manafort’s dealings with the pro-Russia faction in Ukraine. (See:The Connections Between Deutsche Bank, Russia And Our President /3/18/17) .
As per a 3/10/17 Business Insider report, “The FBI is examining why a computer server for a Russian bank led by oligarchs with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin had a disproportionate interest in reaching a server used by the Trump Organization (Cendyn located in Trump Towers) during the US presidential campaign.”
Here is the rest of the story…
On February 201, 2018, Ben Schreckinger of GQ penned the following report, “How Mueller’s Latest Indictment Relates to the Steele Dossier”(A Moscow bank keeps popping up in the Trump-Russia affair.)
“On Tuesday (2/20/18), Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller made another surprise indictment, this time of a London-based lawyer for allegedly lying to the FBI.”