(Reuters) – Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump, was convicted on Thursday in a criminal case that emerged from the investigation of former special lawyer Robert Mueller, which recorded Russian intervention in the 2016 US presidential election.
FILE PHOTO: Roger Stone, former U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign advisor, departs after he was found guilty of seven criminal offenses in a trial of his lying to Congress, obstructing justice. and witnessed the forgery in this still image taken from a video in the U.S. District Court in Washington, USA, November 15, 2019. REUTERS / Kevin Fogarty
The in-depth investigation of Moscow's hacking and propaganda campaign aims to motivate Trump's candidate and document many of the links between his campaign and Russia. Stone was convicted in November lying to Congress, obstructing justice and testifying for fraud.
Here are some others who have pleaded guilty or convicted or prosecuted in Mueller's investigation.
Former campaign chairman Trump Trump is serving a 7-1 / 2 year prison term. Prosecutors said he tried to hide the millions of dollars he was paid as political adviser to pro-Russian Ukrainian politicians.
Manafort was convicted of tax fraud and bank fraud in a trial in August 2018. One month later, he pleaded guilty to conspiracy related to money laundering and lobbying violations. and counterfeiting.
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