Over 75 Charges Filed Against 34 People (Including 5 Trump Campaign Officials And Members Of Administration) In FBI Investigation Of Russian Influence and Trump Campaign Collusion In 2016 Presidential Election

 In Corruption and Fraud, Russia   Last Updated: December 23, 2018

As of December 7, 2018, the investigation by the F.B.I., led by special counsel Robert Mueller has resulted in indictments on 34 people.  “Among them are five former Trump officials, all of whom have pleaded guilty to criminal charges, and 26 Russian nationals.”

As of June 15, 2018 the investigation had resulted in indictments and/or admissions of guilt from 20 people (and 3 businesses), which includes 5 Americans, 13 Russians, and one person from Ukraine and the Netherlands each.  75 total charges have been filed.  The charges are categorized by type below:

  • Aggravated identity theft (24)
  • Conspiracy to defraud the United States (16)
  • Making false statements (5)
  • Subscribing to false tax returns (5)
  • Bank fraud conspiracy (5)
  • Failure to file reports of foreign bank accounts (4)
  • Bank fraud (4)
  • Conspiracy to commit wire fraud (2)
  • Conspiracy to obstruct justice (2)
  • Obstruction of justice (2)
  • Conspiracy against the United States (2)
  • Identify fraud (1)
  • Being an unregistered agent of a foreign principal (1)
  • False Foreign Agents Registration Act statements (1)
  • Subscribing to false amended tax returns (1)

Trump campaign officials and members of the administration who have been indicted include Michael Cohen (Trump’s former personal attorney), Paul Manafort (former Trump campaign chair), Rick Gates (former Trump deputy campaign chair), Michael Flynn (former campaign adviser and National Security Adviser), and George Papadopoulos (former Trump campaign adviser).

All 5 Trump Administration and campaign officials pled guilty.

 

 

Phillip Bump. "Mueller’s ‘witch hunt’ snags another witch." Washington Post, 08 June 2018. Web. 16 June 2018.
Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Madeline Farber. "Who's been charged by Mueller in the Russia probe so far?." Fox News, 15 June 2018. Web. 16 June 2018.
Tom Porter. "WHO HAS ROBERT MUELLER INDICTED? FULL LIST OF EVERYONE CHARGED AS RESULT OF RUSSIA COLLUSION INVESTIGATION." Newsweek, 07 December 2018. Web. 23 December 2018.
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