Tag Archives: Guo Wengui

Bannon’s Chief Financial Backer Files For Bankruptcy

Raw Story reports: A Chinese financier who bankrolled some of Steve Bannon’s projects was found in contempt by a U.S. judge earlier this month and ordered to pay $134 million to a creditor over a yacht he moved out of US waters to shield it from debt collection. Now, Guo Wengui has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. According to journalist Seth …

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Bannon’s Chief Financial Backer Hit With $134M Fine

The Daily Beast reports: The financier famed for bankrolling some of Steve Bannon’s best-known ventures, as well as the far-right strategist’s jet-setting lifestyle, is in deep trouble for steering a $28 million yacht—the same boat where federal agents arrested Bannon in 2020—out of American waters. A New York judge slapped Guo Wengui, who also uses the aliases Kwok Ho Wan …

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Fugitive Chinese Billionaire Behind New Platform Gettr

The Daily Beast reports: A new social media network led by Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller is backed by a fugitive Chinese billionaire who once invited Steve Bannon to live on his yacht. What’s not made clear to Gettr’s new users is that the site received initial funding from a foundation owned by Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui and his family. …

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Bannon Crony Behind Anti-Vax, QAnon Disinfo Network

The Washington Post reports: A sprawling online network tied to Chinese businessman Guo Wengui has become a potent platform for disinformation in the United States, attacking the safety of coronavirus vaccines, promoting false election-fraud claims and spreading baseless QAnon conspiracies, according to research published Monday by the network analysis company Graphika. The report, provided in advance to The Washington Post, …

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Bannon Crony Sends Mobs After Chinese Dissidents

Foreign Policy reports: A prominent Chinese dissident pulls his children from school and flees his Texas home. A California-based democracy activist faces days of threats and harassment from protesters gathered in his driveway. Both were targets on a hit list of dissidents released last month by the exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui, who has claimed without evidence they are spies …

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China Enlisted Top RNC Fundraiser To Lobby Trump Administration On Extraditing Billionaire Bannon Crony

The Wall Street Journal reports: A senior Chinese government official enlisted the help of a top fundraising official at the Republican National Committee to lobby the Trump administration in 2017 to return a Chinese businessman living in the U.S. who has long been sought by Beijing, according to a court document filed in Hawaii last week. Sun Lijun, China’s then-vice …

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Bannon Was Arrested On Fugitive Billionaire’s Yacht

The Hartford Courant reports: Stephen K. Bannon, former top advisor to President Donald Trump, was arrested while on a yacht off Westbrook early Thursday, law enforcement sources said. Bannon was arrested by inspectors from the U.S. Postal Service while cruising Long Island Sound near Westbrook in a $28 million mega yacht called Lady May. The massive yacht remained off West …

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Chinese Billionaire Sues Roger Stone For $100M

The Miami New Times reports: Roger Stone, South Florida’s infamous political hit man, is not capable of keeping his mouth shut. He has spent decades on the attack, getting called in when, say, politicians want someone to stage a fake riot or smear the parents of a dead American soldier. But Stone has now pissed off someone with deep pockets …

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DRUDGE: Steve Bannon Now “In The Arms” Of Fugitive Chinese Billionaire After Break With Rebekah Mercer

Billionaire far-right activist Rebekah Mercer is reportedly on the outs with Steve Bannon over his incendiary quotes in the coming Trump administration tell-all. Robert Mercer, her father, sold his stake in Breitbart to his daughter in early November. But according to a tweet posted today by homocon Matt Drudge, Bannon is now “in the arms” of fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo …

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REPORT: Trump Decides Not To Deport Fugitive Chinese Billionaire After Learning He’s A Member At Mar-A-Lago

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump was reportedly on the verge of deporting billionaire Chinese fugitive Guo Wengui, but changed his mind after aides informed him that Guo is a fellow billionaire and a member in good standing at the president’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago. According to Vanity Fair‘s Isobel Thompson, Guo is wanted on charges of rape, bribery and kidnapping …

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