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Monday, December 18, 2017

WASHINGTON — Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as his secretary of commerce, has been the top shareholder in a Cypriot bank with deep Russian ties and investors who made their fortunes under Russian President Vladimir Putin. There’s no indication of any questionable behavior by Ross, but his partners in the…

IMAGE: Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, chairman of Invesco Ltd subsidiary WL Ross & Co, departs Trump Tower after a meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in New York, U.S., November 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson