Irakly “Ike” Kaveladze

Irakly “Ike” Kaveladze is the senior vice president at Crocus Group, Aras Agalarov’s Moscow real estate development company.

In 2000, Kaveladze was implicated by a Congressional inquiry as being involved in a money laundering operation moving over $1.4 billion in Russian funds into the US, using 236 accounts opened at two banks. Source1 Source2

In 2013, Donald Trump attended a private dinner with Aras and Emin Agalarov. Ike Kaveladze was photographed with the dinner party. Source

On June 9, 2016, Kaveladze was one of at least eight people who attended a meeting with Trump campaign officials at Trump Tower. Kaveladze’s boss, Aras Agalarov, helped set up the meeting on behalf of the Russian government by facilitating a communication channel between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign. According to emails released by Donald Trump, Jr., the meeting was for the purpose of providing intelligence damaging to Hillary Clinton from the Russian government as part of their effort to support Trump. Source