WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters, on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, October 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. The President and First Lady are making a visit to the U.S. Secret Service training facility in Beltsville, Maryland. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Investors and customers of the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City carried deep ties to organized crime and drug trafficking, according to an NBC News and Reuters joint investigation.
A Brazilian real estate salesman who partnered with the Trumps to attract condo buyers for the tower told NBC that the Trumps and others connected to the project were unaware that he was attracting shady investors to the project, but that they never asked any questions.
“I had some customers with questionable backgrounds,” said Alexandre Ventura Nogueira, who spoke to NBC on camera but under disguise from an undisclosed European city.
“Nobody ever asked me. Banks never asked. Developer didn’t ask and (the) Trump Organization didn’t ask. Nobody ask, ‘Who are the customers, where did the money come from?’ No, nobody ask.”
The Reuters and NBC News investigation said it found no indication that the Trump family or the Trump Organization engaged …
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