As Democrats and the entire media focus on alleged criminal misconduct by former president Donald Trump in which he inappropriately paid off two liaisons with campaign funds, far more serious allegations have surfaced against Trump’s White House predecessor Barack Obama.
Earlier this week, Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio testified in front of a Washington that a discredited, wanted fugitive accused of stealing billions of dollars intimated he intended to donate “$20-30 million” to Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign.
“It was a causal conversation about what party he was in support of; I told him what party I was in support of. And he told me that he, or he and a group, were going to make a significant contribution to the Democratic Party,” DiCaprio is reported to have said to a jury. “It was a significant sum… something to the tune of $20-30 million. I said, ‘Wow, that’s a lot of money!'”
Townhall.com revealed the extent of the con, writing that Low funneled money through an American hip-hop artist since foreigners are not allowed by law to donate to presidential campaigns. Townhall said:
Low allegedly recruited Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, the founding member of the iconic 1990s hip-hop group The Fugees, to help funnel a large amount of money to Obama’s reelection campaign; however, under U.S. federal election law, foreigners cannot donate to presidential campaigns.
Low is facing federal criminal charges for allegedly embezzling $4.5 billion from Malaysia’s 1MDB sovereign wealth fund. DiCaprio is a crucial witness due to his relationship with the financier, who also helped fund the actor’s 2013 movie, “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
DiCaprio’s testimony is circumstantial at best, considering he does not have any smoking guns, but his testmony is nevertheless riveting because the two were well-known by each other.
“DiCaprio’s epic 2013 film “The Wolf of Wall Street” was, unbeknownst to the general public at the time, financed by the Malaysian white-collar criminal,” The American Tribune wrote. “The FBI allegedly presented past communications to DiCaprio during his own sit-down with the feds, and he denied having ever written them, saying it didn’t seem like something he would say or do.
“At the same time, the two were close enough that their own mothers met one another,” The American Tribune continued. “DiCaprio would also go on to work with Low on other business ventures even after being made aware of Low’s scandal.”
The Hollywood Reporter noted that in addition to financing “The Wolf of Wall Street,” the American actor and Asian financier held several professional and social engagements in which they plotted other ventures.
“The pair also dreamed up a $1 billion fund for more films, a Warner Bros. theme park in Asia with rides based on the A-lister’s movies, plus an eco-friendly resort in Belize,” The Hollywood Reporter added. “Along the way, their social lives became entwined, with DiCaprio introducing Low to his friends as “my man” and Low calling DiCaprio “Ldogg.”
Low is believed to be hiding in China.
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