Romney Firm: Fraud, Drug Money Laundering & CIA
by GERRY BELLO & BOB FITRAKIS (GLOBAL RESEARCH)
(October 21, 2012) As previously reported in by the Columbus Free Press, the Romney family, namely Mitt, Ann, G Scott and Tagg Romney, along with Mitt's "6th son" and campaign finance chair have a secretive private equity firm called Solamere Capital Partners.
This firms ties to Romney's campaign and bundlers is already well documented, along with its connection to the manufacture and distribution of voting machines.
What is not as well documented is a subsidiary of that private equity firm hiring employees of a failed firm tied to a Ponzi scheme that has a long history of money laundering for Latin American drug cartels and to the Iran-Contra scandal.
As reported by ThinkProgress, Solamere Capital Partners' subsidiary Solamere Advisors is a investment advisory group, providing advice to Solamere clients and boosting sales.
Would-be corporate pugilist Tagg Romney is a director. According to the New York Times, all but one of its 11 employees came from the Charlotte office of the Stanford Financial Group, the US investment arm of convicted felon R.