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stuff at Deutsche Bank flag to transactions tied to entities controlled by Donald Trump and his son in law Jared Kushner saying they should be reported to a federal watchdog the financial crimes that's according to a report in The New York Times on Sunday who cited five current or former employees at the German based bank the sources told the times the bank rejected the advice from their own anti money laundering specialists and that those reports were never filed with the government the transactions had reportedly set off alerts in a computer system designed to detect illegal activity some of which involves trumps now defunct foundation the report said the nature of the transactions was not clear but that some involved money moving back and forth with overseas entities compliance Stafa prepared reports on some of the transactions in question that they believe should have been sent to a unit at the treasury department the police is financial crimes according to the report staff members who spoke to the times said they saw the decision not to report those transactions as part of a pattern of bank executives protecting relationships with lucrative clients a Deutsche Bank spokesperson was quoted in the report saying the bank's investigators would not prevented from escalating suspicious transactions the trump organization spokesperson told the times the story was quote absolute nonsense and the cushion organization called the allegations made up and totally false Reuters was not able to obtain independent comment on the report