WSJ: the lawyer of the Russian Federation has given to the son trump information about William Browder
NEW YORK, July 15. /TASS/. Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at the meeting with the US President’s son Donald trump in 2016 provided it with information concerning the British financier William Browder. This is stated in an article published in the newspaper the Wall Street Journal.
According to the publication, Veselnitskaya gave his interview to the journalists and told about the meeting with Donald trump Jr. in new York. The lawyer pointed out that trying to spread information about Browder. The last Russian courts previously convicted of committing tax crimes in absentia and sentenced to nine years in prison.
Browder lobbied the U.S. Congress in December 2012, the so-called Magnitsky act, which provides for the application of sanctions against several Russian officials.
With the filing of the financier, the U.S. government opened a criminal case against a group of companies Prevezon Holdings, owned by Russian citizen Denis Katsyv. In may, the proceedings concluded pre-trial agreement, which the lawyer called Prevezon Holdings with the victory.
Veselnitskaya noted that collected information on Browder and provided it to the Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika. “I know personally the attorney General, — quotes words of the lawyer edition. During my investigation [regarding Browder] I exchanged information with him”.
Connection with the Democrats
As noted by the lawyer, she wanted to inform trump, Jr. about the fact that Browder’s firm evaded payment of taxes in Russia, and also sent funds to the Democrats in the USA. The candidate in US presidents from Democratic party was at that time the former U.S. Secretary of state Hillary Clinton. She was the main rival of the Republican trump.
“During the meeting, when I spoke with Donald trump Jr., and written materials which I prepared, I tried to present data that I have personally received in the course of the investigation,” the newspaper quoted Veselnitskaya. The lawyer said that the son of the American leader is probably not interested in these details.