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In Miles Guo Trial Witness Described Banking at Signature as Guo Opposes BitGo on H Coin

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Substack

SDNY COURTHOUSE, June 12 – After a circus-like civil case involving Guo Wengui in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which Inner City Press closely covered, here, March 15, 2023 saw the unsealing of a twelve-count Indictment of Miles Guo onvarious wire fraud, securities fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering charges.

On May 21, the US Attorney's Office wrote in seeking to preclude fire issues from the trial: 7 page letter on Patreon here.

On May 22, Inner City Press live tweeted jury selection, here.

   Many were excused from the jury pool.

More detail / some analysis on X for Subscribers here & Substack here

On May 23 the defense wrote in including "There is no evidence to support the government’s sensationalist theory that Mr. Guo started a fire at the Sherry Netherland residence. Letter on Patreon here

At the end of May 23, Judge Torres told the remaining jurors that the trial would start Friday. Thread.

More details on X for Subscribers here and Substack here

And it did. Inner City Press live tweeted the opening and first two witnesses, an FBI agent about the Greenwich search, and a Dallas based Lamborghini dealer, thread here.

On May 28 the US moved for admission of posts from GNews and GETTR, 5 page motion on Patreon here

On May 31 a representative of Kyle Bass' Hayman Capital Management testified, thread

 On June 4, the US Attorney's Office filed its response to Guo's request for reconsideration on limitation on his expert's testimony about Operation Fox Hunt and the "Five Poisons." US filing on Patreon here.

On June 5, Inner City Press live tweeted, thread

On June 6, more Li - and then some cross.

On June 10, a government witness describing opening accounts at Bank of Princeton (as Signature Bank closed accounts, and this itself), and Morgan Stanley - thread:

OK - now in US v Guo, prosecutor questioning witness about G-Fashion, and opening of Bank of Princeton.Assistant US Attorney: How much did G-Club have in its bank account?...

AUSA: They who were these sent to? Witness: Wire transfer to Morgan Stanley.  AUSA: Why were you asked to respond to them? Witness: To try to not jeopardize the account status. [After long sidebar] AUSA: Did you start recording phone calls? Witness: I did...

On June 11 he was cross examined, thread

And on June 12, more cross, thread:

same ex-Citibank witness still on cross, being asked about "G Clubs"

Guo's lawyer: What marketing did you work on for G-Clubs? Witness: I went to look at the hotel in Puerto Rico that was being considered as location for the summit. Guo's lawyer: Accounts were being closed due to OFAC hits? Witness: Yes.

 Guo's lawyer: DId you know there was an Interpol red notice out on Miles Guo? Witness: I didn't know. [Now more audio exhibits played]

Meanwhile, the prosecutors want a representative of BitGo to testify about BitGo's terminating its relationship with Himalaya Coin and Exchange, as lay opinion testimony. Letter on Patreon here. Guo opposes it...

More detail and analysis on X for Subscribers here and Substack here

The case is US v. Guo, et al., 23-cr-118 (Torres)


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