Author: Julian Russo & Matthew Termine

Cash for Cash

The findings of 377 Union reported on February 20, 2017 in Who is Steve Calk, and what does he have to gain from helping Paul Manafort? were subsequently picked up by The Intercept, WNYC, and The Wall Street Journal. When reached for comment, Calk indicated that the loans were “grossly overcollateralized.”  Manafort’s response was that “As is standard, the loan […]

Who Is Steve Calk, and What Does He Have to Gain From Helping Paul Manafort?

@russellgiuliano@matt_termine Part I: Summary Publicly available documents (as described and linked to in Part II) demonstrate the following: 1.  Over the last several years, President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort has participated in a series of mortgage loan transactions whereby Manafort (or an affiliated limited liability company) borrows large amounts against real estate that […]