Tag: Erik Prince

Report: Mueller Has Proof Trump Team Tried To Set Up Kremlin Back channel

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has evidence that a Seychelles meeting between Erik Prince and an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin was likely an early attempt to establish a secret line of communication between the U.S. and Russian governments, The Washington Post reports. Prince, the founder of Blackwater and brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos,…

Blackwater Founder Met With Putin Pal On Trump’s Behalf [VIDEO]

The crown prince of Abu Dhabi helped arrange a clandestine meeting in the Seychelles islands between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin nine days before President Trump’s inauguration, several U.S., European, and Arab officials told The Washington Post, in an apparent attempt to establish a backchannel between Putin and…

Blackwater Boss ‘Probed for Corruption’

Founder of former mercenary firm Blackwater and ex-Navy SEAL Erik Prince is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice for alleged money laundering and attempting to broker military services to foreign governments. The Intercept reported Thursday that “multiple sources” confirmed the investigation, which is said to have begun as a probe into Prince’s alleged…