Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to Germany’s largest bank, in a possible sign the investigation into Russian election interference may be expanding toward the finances of President Donald Trump or other individuals under scrutiny by the special counsel.
Mueller sought records from Deutsche Bank, a source familiar with the subpoena told the media.
Specific requests of the bank were not immediately clear, but the media previously reported that Deutsche Bank lent the Trump Organization more than $300 million for real estate transactions before Trump became president.
“Deutsche Bank takes its legal obligations seriously and remains committed to cooperating with authorized investigations into this matter,” a company statement said.
Follow the money. Rubles in, dollars out?
BBC News – Trump-Russia probe: Mueller 'demands Deutsche Bank data' https://t.co/ApXR0zH3so
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