BREAKING NEWS: First arrests in Ukraine scandal as Rudy Giuliani’s shadowy fixers who helped dig dirt on the Bidens are seized by feds over ‘campaign finance offenses’
- Lev Parnas Igor Fruman assisted Giuliani’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate his theory about the 2016 elections
- They are both foreign-born and expected to appear in federal court in Virginia
- Donated $325,000 to pro-Trump super PAC through an LLC
- House Intelligence committee called both men to testify about their work with Giuliani in Ukraine
A pair of Florida businessmen who worked with Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani to promote politically charged investigations in Ukraine were arrested on federal campaign finance charges Thursday.
Lev Parnas Igor Fruman, who were each born in former Soviet Republics, assisted Giuliani’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate his theory about the 2016 elections.
The House Intelligence committee wants both men to testify about their work with Giuliani in Ukraine as part of its impeachment probe into Trump’s interactions with Ukraine.
This Facebook screen shot provided by The Campaign Legal Center, shows from left, Donald Trump, Jr., Tommy Hicks, Jr., Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, posted on May 21, 2018
U.S. President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has coffee with Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, U.S. September 20, 2019
The pair donated $325,000 to a pro-Trump super PAC, America First Action, through an LLC, the Wall Street Journal reported, and they are expected to appear in court in Virginia today.