Rick Scott’s Trust Held Investment Linked to Vladimir Putin

By Steve Bousquet of The Miami Herald, 08/02/2018:
Gov. Rick Scott’s recently filed 125-page federal financial disclosure statement listed at least $50,000 in income last year from the sale of corporate securities stock in Navigator Holdings, Ltd.
Navigator Holdings is a shipping company that specializes in transporting liquefied petroleum gas for international energy companies, state-owned utilities and commodities traders, according to a corporate profile by the Reuters news service.
One of Navigator’s major clients is a Russian energy company with links to the Kremlin. The Russian company is Sibur, whose owners include Russian President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law and a Russian oligarch facing U.S. government sanctions, according to the New York Times.
… Scott has not said whether he will continue the use of a blind trust if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate in November.

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