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Old 27-02-2018, 06:31 PM   #5
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Default Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica is very popular…
Cambridge Analytica worked on Ted Cruz’s campaign before it was hired to work their magic on the Trump campaign.
By common consensus, Cambridge Analytica is owned by Robert Mercer, but in reality Cambridge is “the US subsidiary of SCL Group” in which the British Iranian multimillionaire Vincent Tchenguiz is the largest shareholder.
The parent company of Cambridge Analytica – SCL Group – was also behind the successful Brexit campaign.

Cambridge Analytica is entirely owned by SCL Elections, owned by executive Alexander Nix. From shortly after its inception in 2005 until June 2015, the largest of the 15 shareholders of the UK Strategic Communications Laboratories Ltd. (in 2015 renamed to SCL Group) was Tchenguiz.
On 11 November 2006, a new director was appointed by Tchenguiz’ — Julian David Wheatland. Even today, a year after Tchenguiz divested his shares, SCL Group Chairman is still Tchenguiz’s employee Julian Wheatland.

Vincent Tchenguiz also has connections to Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash.
Tchenguiz used the same Guernsey holding company, Wheddon Ltd., to invest both in SCL Group and another privately held UK business - Zander Group Ltd.
In 2005-2006, Tchenguiz invested in Zander through his Vantania Holdings Ltd.; on 11 September 2015, Vantania transferred its shares to Wheddon Ltd.
From 2006 until 2011, the largest single shareholding in Zander Group, 28% of the shares, was owned by a Cyprus company called Spadi Trading. And Spadi was owned by Group DF, in the British Virgin Islands, of the Ukrainian money launderer Dmitry Firtash. It’s improbable that Tchenguiz wouldn’t know, as Zander Group’s chairman, is Raymond Asquith, an English peer who is also an executive of Group DF.

In March 2011, the brothers Tchenguiz were arrested as they were suspected to be guilty of a bankruptcy fraud involving the Icelandic bank Kaupthing. Just before its collapse, Kaupthing’s loans to the Tchenguiz brothers totalled 40% of its capital. It has been charged that Kaupthing was effectively looted by the Tchenguiz brothers (who controlled the bank). The Tchenguiz brothers were acquitted as in our Brave New World the legal system protects the big criminals.
Kaupthing’s largest shareholder, Meidur (now called Exista), owned 25% of its shares, had ties to Alfa Bank.
Trump adviser Richard Burt was a senior advisor to Alfa Bank:
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The Trump administration recently awarded Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, London-based SCL Group Ltd, with the contract for the US State Department’s “Global Engagement Center”.
SCL Group will use its psychological profiling and data manipulation techniques as part of a “counter-radicalization” campaign directed at young men in other countries who could be radicalised into joining ISIS…
Since Congress has eliminated barriers between access to data profiles of foreign nationals and US citizens, it is likely that Cambridge Analytica and the SCL Group will have access to personal data of both Americans and non-Americans.

Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon, formerly of Mercer-owned media outlet — Breitbart News —joined the Board of Cambridge Analytica. Trump Advisor Kellyanne Conway also has close ties to Robert Mercer.

Cambridge Analytica had the ability to micro-target Facebook users. They could reach into the exact zip codes and precincts for the Trump Campaign.
Literally within hours of the WikiLeaks dumbs that started on 22 July 2016, the Trump Campaign was sending micro-targeted messages to Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts. It is unlikely that Cambridge Analytica could be able to analyse this mass of data and pick out “smoking gun” segments for transmission to potential Trump voters so quickly without advance knowledge.
Cambridge Analytica and SCL have financial ties to Alfa Bank, and there could also be a role for Trump advisor Richard Burt, who sat on Alfa’s senior advisory board.
Maybe the communication between the Trump organization server, Spectrum Health and Alfa Bank was to transmit the coming WikiLeaks dump and/or hacked voting records to target individual voters.

In early 2017, during the transition period and after Trump’s inauguration, Cambridge Analytica had a series of meetings with Trump and his team.
The subject was how Cambridge Analytica could continue “managing public opinion” regarding the policies of the Trump Administration. At the same time, Cambridge Analytica discussed with the Trump Administration on how to promote the real estate “products” of the Trump Organization.

Maybe somebody will agree with me that it’s suspicious that FBI Director James Comey send his “October Surprise” letter to Congress about “reopening” the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
One could argue that the at that time ongoing investigation into the communication between Trump, Spectrum Health and the Alfa Bank was of more significance:
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Last edited by st jimmy; 28-02-2018 at 10:19 AM. Reason: Added SCL Group – Brexit
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