Robert Mueller Just Indicted 13 Russian Nationals for Interfering With US Political Process – Mother Jones


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Special Counsel Robert Mueller just announced that a grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals for tampering with the US political process.

The Special Counsel’s Office released the following statement:

A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment on Feb. 16, 2018, against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of violating U.S. criminal laws in order to interfere with U.S. elections and political processes. The indictment charges all of the defendants with conspiracy to defraud the United States, three defendants with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, and five defendants with aggravated identity theft.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Read the full indictment:


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