Very interesting…

There’s truth to President Trump’s claim that his iconic Midtown skyscraper was wiretapped during the Obama administration — only Trump wasn’t the target.

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The FBI listened in on phone conversations and monitored text messages for two years ending in 2013 while probing a sports-betting and money-laundering ring tied to the Russian mob that operated out of a swanky pad in Trump Tower, ABC News reported Tuesday.

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The apartment, unit 63A, is located just three floors below Trump’s lavish penthouse, ABC said.

“Everything was moving in and out of there,” said ex-FBI official Rich Frankel, who’s now a consultant for the network.

In 2014, the apartment’s former occupant, Vadim Trincher, was sentenced to five years in the slammer and ordered to cough up more than $20 million in cash, investments and property after pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy.

Vadim Trencher on left.
Vadim Trencher pictured on left.

Trincher, currently living in a halfway house and set to be sprung in July, admitted being part of a massive, $100 million operation that ran poker games frequented by A-list celebrities including movie star Leo DiCaprio and former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez.

Earlier this month, Trump ignited a firestorm of controversy with a series of tweets alleging that then-President Barack Obama “had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower” shortly before last year’s election. –NYP


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