February 02,2018

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Wyden Requests Financial Information Related to Alexander Torshin, Other Russian Officials

Wyden Sends Requests to Treasury Department and NRA

WASHINGTON—Following news reports regarding links between Russian official Alexander Torshin and the NRA, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, requested financial information from the Treasury Department and the National Rifle Association, in letters sent today.

Letter to Treasury Department – Requesting documents, particularly from Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, related to Mr. Torshin, NRA and other Russian officials.

Letter to the NRA – requesting information about contributions or transactions involving Russian officials and business interests, including agents, representatives or intermediaries.