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Steve Bannon, who has been charged, will go to court in Thursday


NEW YORK. Stephen K. Bannon expected to surrender to the state prosecutors on from Thursday to face a new criminal indictment, people habitual with case said, a few weeks after he was convicted of contempt of Congress and almost two years after he received a federal pardon from President Donald Trump. in Federal fraud case.

Precise Details of The state case could not be confirmed Tuesday evening. But people habitual with situation, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the closed indictment, it is assumed that the indictment is likely to reflect aspects of federal case in whom Bannon was pardoned.

In this indictment prosecutors claimed that Bannon and several others scammed $25 million private depositors a fundraising effort called We’re Building a Wall, raising funds that donors have been told support construction of barrier on the US-Mexico border.

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, which handles statewide prosecutions, is evaluating Bannon’s alleged involvement. in this scheme shortly after Trump pardoned him, The Washington Post reported. in February 2021

A presidential pardon only applies to federal charges and cannot bar state prosecutions.

Trump pardons Steve Bannon after ugly fall out early in his presidency

Bannon, and former best strategist for Trump who briefly served as a White House aide, pleaded not guilty to federal charges in August 2020, after authorities detained him. off luxury yacht and brought to trial. He was accused of pocketing 1 million dollars in scheme.

Months later in in last hours of his presidency, Trump included Bannon on wide pardon list of about 140 people.

Two other men including disabled veteran Brian Kolfaj pleaded guilty in federal court in connection with fundraising scheme. The trial of the third alleged member, Timothy Shea, has ended. in mistrial in June when the jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict.

new The state indictment comes less than two months after Bannon, 68, was convicted. of contempt of Congress for non-cooperation with A House committee is investigating the January 6 uprising.

State case will be considered in New York State Supreme Court, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (D). representative for Bragg declined to comment when reached Tuesday evening.

But three people habitual with the case confirmed that Bannon is expected to apply in on Thursday.

Steve Bannon found guilty in January 6 contempt of Trial of Congress

When reached for commentBannon issued a statement through his spokesman, describing the indictment as “false accusations” and “nothing more than guerrilla political weaponry of in criminal justice system”.

State effort to investigate Bannon in borders-wall The fraud scheme began under Bragg’s predecessor, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

In addition to Bannon’s investigation, Bragg office also inherited a long-standing investigation into Trump and his business practices. Last month, longtime Trump executive financial officer Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty in connection to the taxation system. The Trump Organization is expected to face trial in tax case in October.

New York State Attorney General’s Investigators office united up with attorneys for the district attorney to assist in both Trumps business case of practice and case of Bannon.

Bannon’s conviction in July for contempt of Congress linked to Jan 6 inquiry made he is Trump’s closest confidant to be convicted in a criminal case in fallout of in attack on US Capitol. Trial of two witnesses continues just a week and found that Bannon had ignored a congressional subpoena to which he was required by law to respond.

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