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The Schlaff Saga / Laundered funds and BUSINESS ties to the Stasi

The Schlaff Saga / Laundered funds & ‘business’ ties to the Stasi Schlaff is considered very daring in business, a man who takes great risks and has succeeded in refining to an art the alliance between wealth and government, and not just in his home country. Israeli attorney Ram Caspi describes him as ‘a sophisticated and tough businessman,’ adding that Schlaff combines ‘Austrian squareness and Jewish cunning.’

By Gidi Weitz

In Austria, Martin Schlaff has long been identified with the Social Democratic Party. Former Austrian chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer has been considered his friend for many years, and Schlaff organized the party leader’s victory celebrations after the election in 2006. Former chancellors Viktor Klima and Franz Vranitzky were also among his associates.

He also has a finger in other parties’ pies: Highly placed individuals……..

http://www.haaretz.com/magazine/special-report-the-schlaff-saga/the-schlaff-saga-laundered-funds-business-ties-to-the-stasi-1.312799

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