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Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 7:32 PM
ANNOUNCER INTRODUCTION OF THE LEE WANTA TOPIC:
Many of my listeners have heard the name Lee or Leo Wanta – now 70 years old. Many know him as Ambassador Leo Wanta. And many listeners will hear the name for the first time tonight as we will be talking with (guest intro).
Why will you want to hear about this man? Maybe because he could have been the richest man in the world. All he had to do was rip off a small part of the profits from a huge secret financial operations of U.S. intelligence with which he had been entrusted in the 1980s by President Ronald Reagan. Leo Wanta is known in the intelligence world as the $27.5 trillion man and he has been fighting a very lonely battle to bring that $27.5 trillion to America in a way that will benefit the American people, not a political crime cartel.
As a result of Wanta’s operations, huge sums of money have been amassed in various banks and tax-free havens all over the world – and Wanta is adamant that the money belongs to the American people, not political hacks who have for many years put this man through hell while trying to steal the money. Working with several trusted intelligence operatives and financial experts, Wanta engaged in secret deals on behalf of the U.S. Government. The profits from them grew to approximately $27.5 trillion – and that is how Wanta earned the nickname, “The $27 Trillion Man.” Wanta still holds the “golden keys” to the money that the late President Reagan wanted to be used for the benefit of ordinary Americans.
Ambassador Leo Emil Wanta was requested to release the funds into the hands of political elites and refused to do so – as President Ronald Reagan had direct him to do. He had diverted the money to numerous private overseas accounts. But despite his efforts, a large part of U.S. intelligence-stashed monies were essentially looted by corrupt U.S. political “crime families.”
The patriotic stance of Wanta got him deep in trouble. It almost cost him his life – and many of his associates have been found dead. Kok Howe Kwong (his Chinese business partner), Freddie Woodruff, Francois de Grosseurve, were all found dead. The death of Vince Foster, former White House Counsel, has been associated with Foster’s attempt to help Lee Wanta when he was arrested in Switzerland. The killings are an integral part of the long process of stealing U.S. intelligence money. It continues to this day. And that’s what we’re here to talk about: The life and times of Ambassador Leo or Lee Wanta. You call him Lee, is that right, Marilyn?
HOW DID YOU TWO MEET? HAVE YOU BEEN FRIENDS FOR A LONG TIME?
I wrote a book titled When the Swan’s Neck Breaks. It’s fiction… about the Federal Central Bank and how the central banks of the world plan to bankrupt the world, eliminate the middle class, create a global economy, and, from that global economy, create one world government. Someone sent me an article about some guy named Leo Wanta and the $27.5 trillion he had accumulated for the American people and I thought it was sheer fiction. But I liked the idea and I needed a character for the next book I planned – it’s a trilogy – who had enough money to buy America out of bankruptcy. I just finished that book, it’s called Flight of the Black Swan – and it won’t be available anywhere but Kindle on Amazon.com for a few months yet. So I wrote a character into the book by the name of William Leonard.
Totally unknown to me, Leo Wanta was a real person. Also unknown to me and as a result of my own creative imagination, the person I created in Swan’s Neck had experiences that paralleled the life of Leo – or, to me, Lee – Wanta. Six months after the book was published, a fellow writer at News With Views sent me an email. I scrolled to the bottom of the message and there was an email address for Ambassador Lee Emil Wanta. I called her right away to find out where she had gotten that address and she knew nothing about anyone called Lee or Leo Wanta. It’s one giant mystery.
Anyway, after finding out that he was a real person with a real background in the American Intelligence community, I contacted him and told him about the book and offered to send him a copy. He read the book and liked it. At that point in time, I had written 20 chapters of Black Swan and suggested that I send him that material because in Black Swan, William Leonard becomes the primary character. I had visions of having to throw away months of work… but Lee called one Saturday morning after reading it and encouraged me to keep writing. He liked it… but was very puzzled about how I knew so much about his private life. I knew nothing of his private life – but small things my imagination would conger up – like his favorite hotel in Chicago – turned out to be true. We began talking on the phone most days and we became friends. He had massive amounts of information about what happened to him and needed someone to help organize it – and that’s how I ended up with 7 or 8 gigabytes of data about him on my computer.
SO WHERE DOES THE LEE WANTA STORY BEGIN?
It begins with a man who took very seriously an Oath of Office to preserve and protect the United States of America from all enemies, foreign and domestic. It begins with a man whose birth certificate names him Lee Emil Wanta, but whose baptismal certificate named him Leo Emil Wanta. So both names are real. When President Ronald Reagan took office, Leo Wanta (which is the name he used when working as a covert intelligence operative) became involved in creating the plans to, as President Reagan said, bring down that wall! He was the primary hero involved in bringing down the Soviet ruble which caused the Soviet empire to collapse and he brought down that wall. His involvement is well documented in Claire Sterling’s book, Thieves’ World, published by Simon and Schuster in 1994.
HOW DID LEE WANTA MEET RONALD REAGAN AND BECOME INVOLVED WITH HIS ADMINISTRATION?
In 1980, while he was still President Elect, Ronald Reagan was trying to get a number of people together to help him. He was looking for people in DC he could trust. Lee was asked to meet with the future Attorney General William French Smith and Bill Casey. Because of his covert work with the CIA, the FBI and six other government agencies, he already knew Bill Casey (who, at the time, was the Director of the CIA). Lee was involved with this group – which expanded to include the military – and they began discussing how the East European environment could be improved.
YOU SAY LEE WANTA BANKRUPTED THE SOVIET ECONOMY. HOW COULD ONE MAN DO THAT?
Bill Casey, President Reagan’s CIA Director, and Lee Wanta began creating plans to present to Reagan on how to de-stabilize the U.S.S.R. They agreed that it would take a $150 billion grant from the U.S. Treasury to destabilize the Soviet economy by trading thee USSR currency, the ruble. It would impact their military, their GRU (or military intelligence), the KGB, etc. They would swap and trade the U.S.S.R. internal currency, the ruble. The $150 billion Lee Wanta got from the Treasury Department to fund this operation was totally repaid by Lee to Treasury in less than six months.
It’s also important for listeners to know that what Lee Wanta did was legal. On December 4, 1981, Ronald Reagan signed Executive Order 12333. That EO enabled U.S. intelligence agents to establish and own companies in foreign countries if the purpose of the company served the intelligence needs of America.
Lee went to Vienna, Austria, and established a company called New Republic USA Financial Group and began meeting with people whose nations were doing business with the Soviet bloc: Iran, Iraq, Hungary, etc. Those who traded with the Soviet bloc were paid in rubles which were worthless -- the ruble couldn’t be traded outside of the U.S.S.R. and inside the U.S.S.R., they had no consumer goods – no meat, no dairy products, no farm goods, no clothing. Lee set up an arrangement with Brinks in Holland – the same Brinks that makes deliveries to banks in the USA every day – and began to exchange rubles for dollars. Currency swapping, at the time, was not legal in the U.S., but it was in Europe.
A very sophisticated software program that is interlinked to all of the major monetary centers was used to set up bank accounts around the world. New Republic picked up Soviet currency from everywhere, got the currency under its control, it was put in a Brinks truck and wrapped and verified through Brinks of Holland. He was able to get Soviet rubles for from 18 to 28 cents on the dollar – and the Soviets valued the ruble at $1.20 each at that time.
WHY WOULD ANYONE SWAP SOMETHING THAT’S WORTH $1.20 FOR 22 CENTS?
American products were highly discounted and sold to wholesalers (and to government agencies) for rubles, everything from necessaries, like food, to cigarettes and Tampax. To purchase the goods made in America through normal channels would have cost the merchants doing the discounting of the Soviet ruble far more than the price Lee’s company charged.
Next, Lee and his partner, Howe, talked with Germany, Poland, Pakistan, Hungary, India, China, and others who were owed substantial debt to the U.S.S.R. They offered rubles to these countries at 32 cents apiece. These countries could repay their debt to the U.S.S.R. for 32 cents on the ruble. It’s important because that’s what triggered the destabilization of the USSR’s currency… the Soviets established or set the value of the ruble at US $1.20 but Lee Wanta re-set the value at 32 cents when he swapped the Soviet currency to nations who were indebted to the U.S.S.R. and used the devalued rubles to repay their foreign debt to the Soviets. In other words, the money loaned by the Soviets was pegged at $1.20 value but re-entered the Soviet system at 32 cent per ruble. The currency was destroyed by this strategy.
SO HOW DID THAT STRATEGY BANKRUPT THE USSR?
You need to follow the currency swaps described above to their logical conclusion. Because of international trade, companies are paid in currencies from other countries. Money that trades hands in the international marketplace has to be converted into the national currency of countries doing the trading. That’s what settlement banks do. Lee’s New Republic company in Vienna would send $70 billion worth of rubles to an Asian settlement bank – say in Singapore. The Soviets pegged the value of the ruble at $1.20. The Singapore settlement bank would tell the Soviets it had to pay New Republic’s account $84 billion for every $70 billion it deposited because that was the rate of international exchange. The funds were cleared through the Bank of International Settlements. Bear in mind, the rubles for which Lee was getting $1.20 were traded for 22 or 24 cents on the dollar. Because of the ruble’s pegged value of $1.20, when rubles cleared in international markets, the $70 billion was worth US $84 billion. The Soviets argued with Lee, telling him he was profiting too much on currency valuations, so he agreed to accept $1.08. The Soviets thought they were getting a great deal… they only had to pay $1.08 rather than $1.20 per ruble. They didn’t know that Lee had gotten the rubles for which he was getting $1.08 for only 18 to 28 cents per ruble. This was repeated many, many times.
The Soviets, unaware Americans were procuring their currency at very low rates and trading it only slightly higher so foreign governments could pay off their debt to the issuer of the currency at better than a three-quarters swap rate, were very happy with all of the debt paid and all of the currency in their coffers. When the transactions stopped, however, Moscow’s currency was squeezed. So New Republic agreed to purchase 2,000 tonnes of gold from the USSR central bank – at $1.08 per ruble using rubles that cost New Republic 22 cents, on average – so they got the gold for 1/5th of its real marketplace value.
HOW WAS THE MONEY LEE WANTA MADE TO BE USED?
The money was earmarked for the U.S. Treasury with the exception of $30 billion which was passed through AmeriTrust, another of Lee Wanta’s companies established under Reagan’s EO 12333, to give to the new Russian Federation. In other words, Wanta intended to fund the new Russian government after causing it to fail. It was a very humanitarian act and one he didn’t have to do.
WHAT OTHER INVESTMENTS MADE ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE?
Many. We could spend time talking about nothing else. There was an investment in a new oil/gas refinery in American Western Samoa, but mostly Lee bought prime bank guarantees at 7.5 annual interest, ten year plus one-day maturity – New Republic was buying them at a 66 TO 68 percent discount par value per hundred million dollars and could either loan them or sell them or transfer them at 88 to 92 percent which meant we were making twenty million dollars par value per hundred million invested and they were doing this over and over again, every hour on the hour. It generated a tremendous amount of money… and that’s how Lee Wanta created $27.5 trillion.
WHEN DID THINGS CHANGE FOR LEE WANTA? HOW DID HE GET IN TROUBLE?
A year after Bill Clinton became President – on July 7, 1993. Lee was sent to Switzerland to meet Vince Foster and was asked by FBI Director William Sessions to arrest Marc Rich while he was there – yes, the same Marc Rich pardoned on the last day of his presidency by President Clinton. Sessions gave Lee Wanta a warrant for Rich’s arrest – he still has the original warrant. The next day, Lee was arrested at breakfast at the Hotel Au Lac in Lausanne before his scheduled meeting with Vince Foster in Geneva that same day and two weeks later Foster, according to the official reports, committed suicide. I don’t know many Americans who believe Foster committed suicide, but that was the official story. He was found in the bushes in Marcy Park in Washington, D.C. Lee Wanta had given Vince Foster $250 million for the Children’s Defense Fund shortly before the scheduled Geneva meeting on the date Lee was arrested. Lee says the $250 million to Foster for the Children’s Defense Fund was approved at the White House by Laura D’Andrea Tyson who worked for Hillary Clinton. He also says Hillary chaired the Children’s Defense Fund.
Remember a minute ago we were talking about all of the hundreds of billions of dollars Lee bought in prime bank guarantees to earn all of that money? As I said, he was earning 7.5 percent annually and had bought them at a one-third discount because of the size of his investments? The timing of Lee’s arrest coincides with the maturity dates on those ten-year prime bank guarantees. They were getting ready to mature.
Those of your listeners who are old enough to remember the Vince Foster death will also remember how the Clintons demanded access to Vince Foster’s safe. It involved national security, they said – they had to get “highly secure documents” before investigators gained access to the safe. After learning that Lee Wanta had given Vince Foster $250 million shortly before his death – I have a pretty good idea about what happened to that money which was very likely in Vince Foster’s safe.
YOUR ARTICLES POINT OUT THAT LEE WANTA WAS NAMED AMBASSADOR TO SOMALIA. HOW DID AN AMERICAN NAMED LEE WANTA BECOME AMBASSADOR FROM SOMALIA TO SWITZERLAND AND CANADA? THESE DAYS, SOMALIANS ARE KNOWN FOR BEING PIRATES, AREN’T THEY?
Yes, they are known to be pirates – and it’s really sad because had Lee not been arrested, Somalia would very likely be a thriving nation rather than a nation of pirates today. At the time, Somalia was a Key Point – a Center Point – for the United States. President Reagan wanted a Naval Supply Depot in Mogadishu. I think Lee also mentioned a deep water port. The airport was going to be made operational so we could protect our Middle East interests. That’s why it was so vital that we have a meaningful presence in Somalia. Reagan wanted to rebuild Somalia, change their dinars to U.S. dollars, rebuild the airport, the streets, the electrical and water programs – Lee says their security plans would help all of the Somali people while establishing a solid American base that would stabilize our presence in the Middle East. Remember, the Cuban military was in surrounding areas and was fighting in the upper part of Somalia. We had a vested interest there. It was a costly but highly effective plan that could have changed the outcome in the Middle East had it been implemented. Instead, they arrested Lee Wanta. Lee became the Somali Ambassador to Switzerland and to Canada because of the cost of the proposed programs. Reagan wanted his own man on the ground in Somalia to handle all that money and to make sure it was being spent on what he intended. Reagan believed in “Trust but verify” to keep people from becoming pirates. His man on the ground in Somalia was Lee Wanta.
SO, THE SWISS GOVERNMENT ARRESTED A MAN WHO WAS A DIPLOMAT IN THEIR COUNTRY AND PUT HIM IN PRISON? DIDN’T LEE WANTA HAVE DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY?
Indeed he did. He had two Somali Diplomatic Passports when he was arrested. One identified him as Ambassador Leo Emil Wanta, Somali Ambassador to Switzerland. The other identified him as Ambassador Leo Emil Wanta, Somali Ambassador to Canada.
HOW DID HE GET OUT OF SWITZERLAND AND BACK TO THE UNITED STATES?
Yitzhak Rabin sent a coded message to him and when the Swiss saw it, they took him to the airport and put him, in body shackles under armed guard, on a Swiss Air flight to the U.S. They didn’t give him the letter from Rabin until he was at the airport.
RABIN WAS ASSASSINATED AFTER THAT, WASN’T HE?
Yes. He was. Upon Lee’s return to the U.S., the FBI met him at JFK in New York, looked at his Somali Diplomatic Passports and asked: “What the hell are we picking you up for?” He said: “Hey. I’m here. Take off the chains and shackles, if you don’t mind.” They took him to the Metropolitan Federal Center and, after a couple of days, he appeared in front of a Federal District Court Judge Allyce Ross. The Judge looked at Lee, looked at his papers, and asked him questions about his Somali Passports and his title as Ambassador to Somalia. Then she asked: “Why are you carrying these $1 billion Treasury Notes?” There were 17 of them in his Diplomatic Briefcase.
Lee started to tell her who he was and the why he was carrying the $1 billion Treasury Notes and the Assistant U.S. Attorney jumped up, screaming and hollering, “We move for immediate dismissal! Stop the conversation!” The Judge said “Well, I don’t want him here and Mr. Ambassador you’re free to go.” The case was dismissed, Lee left the courtroom – glad to be free again – and walked down the steps of the Federal Courthouse where two New York detectives arrested him – they never presented him with a warrant. They said they had a telephone call from the State of Wisconsin telling them to hold him for tax evasion. They put him in the Brooklyn House of Detention.
SO NEW YORK KEPT WANTA IN THE BROOKLYN JAIL FOR ALMOST TWO MONTHS WITHOUT FILING CHARGES AGAINST HIM. HE WAS THEN TAKEN TO WISCONSIN – AGAIN IN SHACKLES – WENT THROUGH A TWO-YEAR STAY IN A COUNTY JAIL AWAITING TRIAL, WAS TRIED AND CONVICTED OF THE CIVIL CHARGE OF NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES IN WISCONSIN. IN YOUR NEWS WITH VIEWS ARTICLE, YOU CREATED A BLOG FOR READERS WHERE YOU PLACED A COPY OF THE CHECK THAT PAID THE TAXES HE WAS CHARGED WITH NOT PAYING. SO HE CLEARLY PAID THE TAXES, RIGHT?
Yes. The taxes they said Lee Wanta had not paid were paid a year before he was arrested in Switzerland. In fact, they were paid once in May of 1992 and again in June of 1992. One was paid by check – the one that I provide a copy of on the blog – and the second payment was made by wire transfer from Indonesia, I believe it was. It was a set up, pure and simple. They – whoever “they” is – wanted the money and they needed to get Lee away from guarding it to get their hands on it. The picture of the check on my blog shows both sides – the check is clearly made out to the Treasurer of the State on Wisconsin in the amount of $14,129. The bank cancellation to the Wisconsin Department of the Treasury is clearly shown on the back of the check. There is no doubt they got the money – and, equally there is no doubt Lee Wanta didn’t owe the money in the first place. During the years they assessed the civil tax penalty, Lee Wanta was a legal resident of Vienna, Austria. He didn’t even live in Wisconsin during those years.
THEY DID GET THEIR HANDS ON THE MONEY?
Yes. They didn’t find all of it, though. Perhaps that’s why Lee Wanta is still alive. Lee was arrested in Switzerland in 1993, was not tried for the civil tax case until 1995, was sent to North Fork Prison in Sayre, Oklahoma in 1998, and was finally released under house arrest and returned to Wisconsin in 2001. If you read his records, Lee tells me you will find they say he was in a federal prison in New Orleans the entire time. Since I know the person who was his case officer in Oklahoma, I know that’s not true.
WHAT SENTENCE DID HE RECEIVE BY THE WISCONSIN COURT FOR NOT PAYING A CIVIL TAX ASSESSMENT? HOW MUCH WAS THE ASSESSMENT, BY THE WAY?
The assessment was for $14,129. It was not just paid once, it was paid three times. It was paid once in May of 1992, again in June 1992, and it was paid by a friendly journalist who was looking for a story in about 2005. For that $14,129 debt he did not owe, Lee Wanta was sentenced to 22 years in prison. I guess you could say he paid it a fourth time when his home was sold for a fourth of its worth to a Wisconsin State’s Attorney after he was prosecuted.
WHEN WE TALKED ABOUT YOUR BEING A GUEST ON MY SHOW, YOU SAID THERE WERE TWO THINGS YOU WANTED TO TALK ABOUT. I TOLD YOU WE COULD DO THAT IF WE HAD TIME. ONE OF THOSE THINGS HAS TO DO WITH THE $4.5 TRILLION THAT AMBASSADOR WANTA HAD WIRED TO HIS PERSONAL ACCOUNT FROM THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA, IS THAT RIGHT?
Yes. I do want to talk about that because the Federal Reserve and political hacks at the highest levels diverted the money. In May of 2006, Lee did what Federal District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee instructed him to do in 2006: Liquidate the assets of the corporations he had established at President Reagan’s directions, bring the funds into the United States and pay taxes to them. In May of 2006, Lee first liquidated Asian assets and the People’s Bank of China wire transferred the money to his personal account at Bank of America in Richmond, Virginia. It was to be transferred into brokerage accounts at one of the “too big to fail” Wall Street brokerage houses after he paid taxes on it. The funds disappeared.
HOW DOES $4.5 TRILLION JUST DISAPPEAR?
A lot of people, including me – and Lee Wanta – have been trying to figure that out. The only group big enough to pull it off – and powerful enough to control necessary banking resources – is the Federal Reserve. Lee says the funds are there, in locked accounts at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, but they require President Obama’s approval to be released to him. One minute they tell him the funds will be released “tomorrow,” and the next day they aren’t released. From what he’s heard, President Obama has issued the authorization to release the funds, but someone isn’t listening. We’ve all heard of the “Shadow Government,” and this appears to be a good example of its power – more power than the President of the United States, I guess. And Obama bounces from one decision to the next. One day he says he’s approved the release of Lee’s funds and the next day he hasn’t. It’s little wonder the rest of the world doesn’t trust anything the United States says. Government doesn’t seem to know what the truth is anymore. We need to have government turn loose of the money so Lee can pay the taxes on it. It puts $1.57 trillion into our Treasury in taxes right away – and, in case people don’t know it, the Treasury is bankrupt.
THE OTHER THING YOU WANTED TO TALK ABOUT IS WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN DONE WITH THOSE FUNDS HAD THEY NOT BEEN DIVERTED – OR, STOLEN, OR WHATEVER HAS HAPPENED TO THEM.
Everyone tends to be so impressed with the amount of money involved in all these, they lose sight of what it could have accomplished had Lee gotten it. It is his, after all. Lee Wanta stays very focused on the purpose of that money. He wants to use it to stimulate the American economy. When Bear Stearns got into trouble, Lee tried to get access to the money to buy the firm. He did the same thing with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae when they cratered and American taxpayers had to pull their bacon from the fire. The Bush Administration ignored his requests to let him help. The requests were put in writing – I’ve seen them. Lee Wanta’s dream is to build a high-speed rail system for his country. It would provide two million new jobs – a million during the first year of construction.
I hope enough people will find out about what has happened to Ambassador Lee Emil Wanta and will talk about it not just among themselves, but to politicians. I hope your listeners will ask why the U.S. Government won’t release Lee Wanta’s funds so he can bail this country out of the economic mess it has made of things.
(NOTE: A PAGE OF TEXT ABOUT HIGH-SPEED RAIL – HOW AMBASSADOR WANTA WANTS TO INVEST HIS $4.5 TRILLION TO CREATE JOBS FOR AMERICANS WITH NO TAX DOLLARS INVOLVED – HAVE NOT YET BEEN TRANSCRIBED.)