The husband and son of U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas were shot Sunday evening by a gunman dressed as a Federal Express delivery driver in North Brunswick, NJ.
The gangland style shooting may have been tied to Judge Salas being assigned as the jurist to a case, Karimi v. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft et al., No. 20-cv-08978, filed last week in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey.
This month, Deutsche Bank was fined $150 million in New York after an investigation found it had broken its own anti-money laundering rules in servicing now dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
In the case assigned to Judge Salas last week, the German bank is being sued in a class action by shareholders who would have been defrauded by its management not coming clean about the investigation leading to the large fine and bad public perception.
While long thought of as Europe’s leading bank, the onslaught of investigations into money laundering at the highest levels of the bank, exacerbated via its acquisition of Banker’s Trust, which had long been a tool of deep state bankers.
Epstein’s banker, Thomas Bowers, 55, who went from the top private banking role at Citibank to the same at Deutsche Bank, bringing $100 million of the pedophile’s business with him, died by hanging at Thanksgiving last year, according to True Pundit. While Epstein left a $30 million hole at Citibank, bringing in new business for executives made up for it — and he had a similar role for the private bankers at JP Morgan and TD Bank, according to American Banker.
Lawyers at Faruqui & Faruqui pushing the class action did not respond to Quartermaster News inquiries whether they believed the shooting was linked to their case and an intimidation ploy, or if the judge had since recused herself.
The judge’s 20 year old son, Daniel Anderl was killed after answering the door and being shot by the attacker. He was a student at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
Her husband, Mark Anderl, 63, a criminal defense attorney and former Assistant Essex County Prosecutor, is in critical but stable condition after undergoing surgery according to the New Jersey Globe.
Salas was a widely respected and popular jurist who had served as a public defender and federal magistrate before President Barack Obama nominated her to serve as a District Court Judge in 2010.
The New York Post said Salas also sentenced “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice to more than a year in prison for fraud in 2014 and was responsible for several other high-profile cases involving the leaders of street gangs.