60 Russian Money Transfers Were Made Marked “To Finance Election Campaign of 2016”
com, the FBI is investigating 60 money transfers sent by the Russian foreign ministry to their embassies around the globe.
Alarmingly, most of them were labeled, “to finance the election campaign of 2016.
” BuzzFeed News reports the money went to Russian embassies in almost 60 countries from Afghanistan to Nigeria between Aug. 3 and Sept. 20, 2016.
At least one transaction that came into the US originated with VTB Bank, a financial institution that is majority-owned by the Kremlin..