Posted on May 07 2018
BC Strategy, Ltd & Trump Admin?
Before I do a deep dive into BC Strategy, Ltd dba Black Cube (BC), it is worth noting: both Black Cube and the Trump Administration have vociferously pushed back, as in flatly denying any and all media report that there was any kind type of agreement or services rendered for the Trump Administration.
And as many know 7 days ago the Washington Post published an astonishing report documenting >3001 actual lies uttered by president Donald J Trump since January 20, 2017. You can read the full article, here
Of course, not every day is filled with falsehoods, but the president makes up for his slow days with days that offer an extraordinary number of misleading claims such as 53 on July 25, 2017, or 49 on Nov. 29, 2017
April 28, 2018 Trump racked up 44 claims, many of which came from the president’s 80-minute speech in Michigan.
I’d also recommend bookmarking and clicking through the Washington Post’s interactive graphic, tracking Trump’s, I don’t know what other word to use, other than blatant lies. Link to interactive graphic, here.
I mean when you lose Fox News and Neil Cavuto in a single week, you may want to rethink your approach. The reality is Donald Trump lacks credibility, not one iota. Trump lies about nearly everything, and I mean nearly everything. This also applies to KellyAnne Conway, Sister “Smokey eye shadow” Sarah. Who are Trump’s biggest enablers, there’s zero accountability. Granted it would BE newsworthy if Trump or his administration went a single day without blatantly lying to us. No really...is it too much to ask for the Trump Administration to litterally stop lying for a single day?
If we can’t trust Trump to be staight with us on something as insignificant as his golf scores, hush money how on earth can we trust Trump on big things like our Country’s Foreign Policy.
So when The Observer, broke the news over the weekend that Trump had tapped the services of Black Cube to “find dirt” on former Obama Administration, specifically Ben Rhodes, one of Obama’s top national security advisers, and Colin Kahl, NSC Advisor to VP Biden. It’s reasonable to believe that Trump would have used a company like Black Cube, partially because this is Trump’s MO. He’s dirty and traffics on scandal and dirt.
“According to incendiary documents seen by the Observer, investigators contracted by the private intelligence agency were told to dig into the personal lives and political careers of Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, and Kahl, a national security adviser to the former vice-president Joe Biden. Among other things they were looking at personal relationships, any involvement with Iran-friendly lobbyists, and if they had benefited personally or politically from the peace deal.“
I would strongly urge you to read Colin Kahl’s twitter thread, where he explains a variety strange occurance involving his wife & his child’s school. Think about it, in an attemp to obtain “dirt” several approaches were made to his wife involving his child. It’s not just alarming it’s deeply disturbing and sadly not surprising that Trump or those in his orbit would employ such questionable tactics.
Last year, my wife was serving on the fundraising committee of my daughter's public charter school in DC. One day, out of the blue, she received an email from someone claiming to represent a socially responsible private equity firm in the UK. 2/10— Colin Kahl (@ColinKahl) May 6, 2018
I would also read Mr Kahl’s follow up twitter thread. He adds much needed context and content.
<THREAD> CONFIRMED: The Israeli intel firm Black Cube used to go after Harvey Weinstein’s accusers also targeted me & @brhodes (& our families).— Colin Kahl (@ColinKahl) May 7, 2018
Lots of new details in this new @RonanFarrow piece. https://t.co/T2ERbnYSMu
Was this authorized by the Trump White House? 1/10
With limited effort on my part, and a few searches in Lexis Nexis I was able to source a pethora of information about Black Cube, it’s practices, current and pending litigation. It would be a gross understatement to ascribe Black Cube’s core business model, it’s methodology as “suspect”. As detailed on my twitter thread from last night, see below.
Luckily finding open sourced and information in the public domain concerning BC Strategy Ltd dba Black Cube was easy peasy-lemon-squeezy. Similar to how in American each State has a State Corporation Commission, UK has a pretty robust database.
B.C. STRATEGY UK LTD
Company number 08153977
God Save the Queen, no really this UK database makes it super easy for folks to research and drill down on a Company. Case in point on March 28, 2018 BC Strategy Ltd dba Black Cube filed their “Total Exemption Full Account” Report, which includes BC’s Financials. Link here
And once you identify “officers” the UK database allows users to drill down on other Companies said “officer” is “affiliated with”.
Case in Point - Dr Avi Yanus is linked to the following BC Companies;
B.C. STRATEGY HOLDINGS LIMITED Company number 10483521 (see Nov 2016 filing & April 2018 filings)
B.C. STRATEGY EUROPE LTD Company number 10273752 (see July 12, 2016 intital filing 34 pgs)
TZUR INTELLIGENCE LTD Company number 08785913 (see Nov 2013 filing & Annual filings 2015-2018)
B.C. STRATEGY UK LTD Company number 08153977 (see July 24, 2012 initial 31 pg filing & 2014-2018 Annual Reports)
And in case this gets overlooked, the convergence of BC, Boies Schiller Flexner, AMI, NYTs...this July 2017 Letter of Engagement obtained by the New Yorker. It is worthy of a second read. I for one do not believe in coincidences, especially when it comes to Donald Trump. Trump is dirty like Harvey Weinstein dirty.
Given that Weinstein also hired BC to dig up dirt on his accusers. As detailed in yesterday’s New Yorker article, here.
I do not believe for one nanosecond that Trump “didn’t hire Black Cube” in fact Trump’s own history proves that exactly the sort of thing Trump & Nytenahu would do. If it quacks like a duck. If it waddles like a duck. Well duh it’s probably a duck. - Spicy Out.
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