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Legal risks in sedition conspiracy case against Oath Keepers

The seditious conspiracy case against members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group marks the boldest attempt so far by the government to prosecute those who attacked the U.S. Capitol, but invoking the rarely used charge carries considerable risks. Still, legal experts who have reviewed the indictment unsealed this past week against Oath

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Indictment accuses Nebraska congressman of lying to FBI

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, accusing him of lying to the FBI and concealing information from federal agents who were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian billionaire. The U.S. attorney’s office announced that the grand jury in Los Angeles had indicted the nine-term Republican

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Customs and Border Protection Officer Accused of Interfering with Investigation

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury indicted United States Customs and Border Protection Officer Elizabeth Landeros with five counts of Computer Tampering, one count of Obstructing Criminal Investigations or Prosecutions, and one count of Conspiracy. In June 2018, Landeros’ son was indicted by a Pima County Grand Jury on five counts of

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Private Border Wall Fundraisers Have Been Arrested on Fraud Charges

This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. When we asked Brian Kolfage last month to explain how his group We Build the Wall had spent the $25 million it had raised, plus address

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