Top FBI official who investigated Trump ties to Russia arrested for illegal ties to Russia – IOTW Report

Top FBI official who investigated Trump ties to Russia arrested for illegal ties to Russia

NYT: Prosecutors say Charles McGonigal, who was chief of counterintelligence in the city, took payments from Oleg Deripaska to investigate a rival Russian oligarch.

A former high-level F.B.I. official has been indicted on charges that he conspired to violate U.S. sanctions on Russia by taking secret payments from a Russian oligarch, Oleg V. Deripaska, in return for investigating a rival oligarch, the authorities said on Monday.The former official, Charles McGonigal, who had been the special agent in charge of the F.B.I.’s counterintelligence division in New York before he retired in 2018, had supervised and participated in investigations of Russian oligarchs, including Mr. Deripaska, the government said.Federal prosecutors in Manhattan said Mr. McGonigal, 54, violated U.S. sanctions by agreeing to help Mr. Deripaska, who himself was indicted last year on sanctions charges.Mr. Deripaska, an aluminum magnate with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, was a client of Paul Manafort, who for several months in 2016 served as Donald J. Trump’s campaign chairman and in 2018 was convicted of financial fraud and other crimes.Image. more


10 Comments on Top FBI official who investigated Trump ties to Russia arrested for illegal ties to Russia

  1. This is what being blackmailed looks like, and Humper let it out before the Russians did – intentionally. Biden has been compromised for years. I hope this is the beginning of ending the corruption, wishful thinking I know. Billionaires don’t like being scammed – only they can do the scamming. Telling that Bill Gates has 3 bodyguards, what’s he worried about?

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  2. Once again, Demos accusing everyone else of what THEY are doing.

    You need 4 years of Trump & 8 Years of DeSantis to try and repair the Damage & push back against what the WEF & their Type have done.

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  3. Is it coincidence?
    Nancy Pelosi is involved EVERY TIME these mass events occur
    Go Back and Check The Record

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  4. From the Times?

    When they put it out there you have to wonder where it’s all going…

    Next thing you know the “wheels falling off at Davos,” oh wait…
    (Burning Platform)

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  5. CHECK THIS

    Remember back in 2018-2020
    Nancy did that really WEIRD PRESSER
    With the WEIRD LIGHTS
    And she shook that magic bracelet
    Three Times

    What Happened Next?
    Three Times

    And Then the Times Before and After That

    Go Look

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