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Bank CEO charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post

24 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was arrested Thursday on a financial institution bribery charge.
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POLITICO Playbook PM: Pelosi lights up Trump

24 days ago   |   By Politico

And a Chicago bank CEO is charged with bribing Paul Manafort for a Trump administration post.
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Feds Charge Chicago Banker In Alleged Trump Administration Bribe Scheme

Feds Charge Chicago Banker In Alleged Trump Administration Bribe Scheme

25 days ago   |   By NPR

A grand jury in New York City returned an indictment against Stephen Calk, who made $16 million in loans to Paul Manafort allegedly with the hope of a Cabinet post or diplomatic appointment.
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Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds

25 days ago   |   By New York Post

The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump administration, federal authorities alleged Thursday. Stephen Calk, 54, has been charged in Manhattan federal...
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Bank CEO charged with bribing Manafort for Trump administration post

Bank CEO charged with bribing Manafort for Trump administration post

25 days ago   |   By Politico

A Chicago bank executive tried to bribe Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort with roughly $16 million in loans after the 2016 election in the hopes of scoring a top Trump administration post, according to a federal indictment released on Thursday. Stephen Calk, then the CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, “sought to leverage his control over” Manafort's proposed loans in order to obtain a senior administration position, said court documents unsealed in the Southern District of New York. And Calk approved the loans even though he “was aware of significant red flags regarding”...
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