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originally posted by: wanderingconfusion
a reply to: Skyfloating
I wonder if that same news outlet will report on this little gem?
A former secret service agent suing the summoned parties for racketeering and fraud.
RICO lawsuit filed against-Clinton Foundation, Clinton-Giustra Enterprise Partnership, Media Matters for America, ShareBlue, David Brock, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, George Soros, John Podests, Clinton Global Initiative
This should be interesting to see how this plays out in court! Charges allege – 470 Other Statutes – Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations.
District Of Columbia District Court
Judge: Paul L Friedman
Case #: 1:18-cv-01422
Nature of Suit 470 Other Statutes - Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
Cause 18:1961 Racketeering (RICO) Act
ETA: here is a pdf of the court documents.
By September 16, 1992, Black Wednesday, Soros's fund had sold short more than $10 billion in pounds, profiting from the UK government's reluctance to either raise its interest rates to levels comparable to those of other European Exchange Rate Mechanism countries or float its currency. Finally, the UK withdrew from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, devaluing the pound. Soros's profit on the bet was estimated at over $1 billion. He was dubbed "the man who broke the Bank of England." The estimated cost of Black Wednesday to the UK Treasury was £3.4 billion
In 1997, during the Asian financial crisis, the prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir bin Mohamad, accused Soros of using the wealth under his control to punish the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for welcoming Myanmar as a member. Following on a history of antisemitic remarks, Mahathir made specific reference to Soros's Jewish background ("It is a Jew who triggered the currency plunge") and implied Soros was orchestrating the crash as part of a larger Jewish conspiracy. Nine years later, in 2006, Mahathir met with Soros and afterward stated that he accepted that Soros had not been responsible for the crisis. In 1998's The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered Soros explained his role in the crisis as follows:
In reaction to the late-2000s recession, he founded the Institute for New Economic Thinking in October 2009. This is a think tank composed of international economic, business, and financial experts, mandated to investigate radical new approaches to organizing the international economic and financial system.
Pennsylvania Rule of Criminal Procedure 506 permits an individual to file criminal charges against another person on his or her own. This rule can be found in Purdon’s Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Annotated and the Rules of Court.