Congresswoman Jackie Speier

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Trump Tower & Hotel Baku

  • Units were rented out for five to six times market value (a red flag for money laundering)
  • Construction prices were multiples of what would be expected. All contractors were paid in cash.
  • Trump's organization admitted being aware of developers' ties to Iranian Revolutionary Guard in 2015.
  • Lead developers are the brother and son of Transportation Minister Ziya Mammadov.  Ziya became a billionaire despite his modest civil servant's salary.  Ziya has been involved in several multi-million-dollar contracts with the CEO of a construction firm controlled by Iranian Revolution Guard
  • Two Russians suspected of money laundering, Andrey Bogdanov and Ivan Kazakikov bout at least a dozen units