Erin Arvedlund: ‘Dark Towers’ shines light on Deutsche Bank — financier of Trump, Kushner, and Russian oligarchs

The juiciest parts of the new book Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction pick up where the last scandal involving the bank left off — manipulating interest rates amid the 2008 financial crisis. This isn’t just an exposé of a massive global bank. It’s also the tragic story of a senior Deutsche executive, Bill Broeksmit, who served as the conscience of the bank over many years. In January 2014, he died by suicide.In the aftermath, the author worked with Broeksmit’s son, Val, to understand why his father did what he did. Val discovered that his father’s person…

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