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Two Giuliani associates involved in Trump-Ukraine controversy arrested on campaign finance charges
The [sealed?] indictment charges Parnas, Fruman, David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin with federal campaign finance law violations.

It alleges they "conspired to circumvent the federal laws against foreign influence by engaging in a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and state office so that the defendants could buy potential influence with candidates, campaigns and the candidates' governments."

landssakes. How did this get past the corrupt AG Wm. "Drug Czar" Barr?
Parnas and Fruman, who were born in Ukraine when it was part of the Soviet Union and now live in Florida, have become political players in recent years. In May 2018, Parnas posted pictures on Facebook of himself and Fruman with Trump in the White House and with the president's son Donald Jr. in California. That was the same month their company, Global Energy Producers, was credited with gibing $325,000 to a campaign committee that supports Trump's reelection.

The campaign contribution sparked a complaint to the Federal Election Commission - and at least two lawsuits - because of questions about the source of the money.

And why on earth would any of these prospective deponents appear in order to incriminate themselves? Could plea deals be on the table?
Three House committees - Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight and Reform - scheduled depositions Thursday with Parnas and Friday with Fruman to ask how they fit in with Trump's dealings with Ukraine. Those panels have subpoenaed documents from Giuliani and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.


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by Cat on Thu Oct 10th, 2019 at 04:10:00 PM EST
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