INVESTIGATIONS/TRUMP BUSINESS/VLADIMIR PUTIN: “Federal prosecutors in New York involved in the criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s social media company last year started examining whether it violated money laundering statutes in connection with the acceptance of $8m with suspected Russian ties, according to sources familiar with the matter…

Towards the end of last year, federal prosecutors started examining two loans totaling $8m wired to Trump Media, through the Caribbean, from two obscure entities that both appear to be controlled in part by the relation of an ally of Russian president Vladimir Putin, the sources said.”

-Hugo Lowell, “Federal investigators examined Trump Media for possible money laundering, sources say,” theguardian.com, March 15, 2023