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Giuliani-Linked Duo Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Campaign Finance Conspiracy

Two out of four defendants in the Rudy Giuliani-linked alleged campaign finance scheme were arraigned in Manhattan federal court on Thursday. David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy before District Judge J. Paul Oetken for the Southern District of New York. Kukushkin was arrested last week. Correia surrendered to U.S. authorities at JFK International Airport on Wednesday upon arriving in New York from overseas. Prosecutors said the investigation was ongo...
Tags: New York, News, Ukraine, Manhattan, Nevada, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Cohen, West Palm Beach Florida, JFK International Airport, Roos, Kukushkin, David Correia, Correia, William Harrington, Trump Super PAC


Feds Nab Fourth Defendant In Case Against Giuliani Pals At JFK Airport In New York

David Correia, the last defendant at large in alleged schemes tied to longtime pals of Rudy Giuliani’s, was arrested at JFK Wednesday morning, TPM has learned. A law enforcement official could not say whether Correia was arrested upon arrival or departure.  The Miami Herald first reported the news of Correia’s arrest. Correia is a longtime business partner of Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas, two Soviet-born American businessmen. The three – along with Andrey Kukushkin – were indicted last week on...
Tags: New York, News, Ukraine, Gop, PAC, Manhattan, Jfk, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Jfk Airport, Reuters, Miami Herald, Boca Raton, TPM, David Correia, Correia


George Kent Was Directed To ‘Lay Low’ And Leave Ukraine Dealings To ‘Three Amigos’

A top State Department official told House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he was instructed to “lay low” after he criticized the White House’s utilization of Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani to interact with Ukraine, the Washington Post reported.  George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state responsible for Ukraine, was reportedly booted out of Ukraine dealings and instructed to focus on the five other countries in his portfolio after he raised concerns. Kent was reportedly tol...
Tags: Energy, Post, News, Washington Post, White House, European Union, Ukraine, House, Rick Perry, State Department, Kent, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Connolly, Bidens


Former Rep. Pete Sessions Subpoenaed Over Giuliani Contacts

Former Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) received a subpoena over his contacts with Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani from a grand jury in connection with a Manhattan federal criminal investigation of the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the subpoena, said that it sought documents “related to Mr. Giuliani’s business dealings with Ukraine and his involvement in efforts to oust the U.S. ambassador in Kyiv, as well as any interactions b...
Tags: News, US, Ukraine, Manhattan, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Journal, Trump, State, Southern District of New York, Mike Pompeo, 2020 Elections, Matt Mackowiak, Pete Sessions R TX, Trump Investigations, Marie Yovanovitch


Giuliani Showed Up To Bush’s Funeral With Indicted Associate

Rudy Giuliani attended late President George H.W. Bush’s funeral last year with one of his associates who was hit with criminal charges last week. A photo of Giuliani at the funeral, first flagged by BuzzFeed News, shows that the Trump lawyer arrived at the state funeral in D.C. with Lev Parnas, who was indicted on campaign finance violations. Jeb Bush told BuzzFeed News that Parnas hadn’t been invited. “Rudy was and it is likely that he was Rudy’s guest,” he said. “Disappointing.” Reporter A...
Tags: News, Ukraine, Jeb Bush, Rudy, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Bush, BuzzFeed News, George H W Bush, Aubrey Belford, Parnas, Cristina Cabrera, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Fruman


Ukrainian Moneymen Fruman, Parnas Spotted At 2018 DeSantis Victory Party

The Rudy Giuliani associates charged with conspiring to mask foreign political donations, among other things, were filmed at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) victory party in 2018. In a video filmed by Reuters’ Joey Roulette, which he flagged Monday, Parnas is seen at the right shoulder of current Florida first lady Casey DeSantis. Ukrainian businessman Lev Parnas, one of two Giuliani associates arrested last week and charged for scheming to funnel foreign money into various US elections, is s...
Tags: Florida, News, US, Ukraine, Ap, Fox News, Associated Press, Herald, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Orlando, Reuters, Naftogaz, Miami Herald, Tampa Bay Times, Rick Scott


Giuliani Paid $500K By Associate Arrested For Campaign Finance Violations

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani was paid $500,000 in 2018 for legal consulting work he completed for Lev Parnas, one of his associates who was arrested on campaign finance charges last week, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. Parnas and Igor Fruman were also reportedly involved in Giuliani’s efforts to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Giuliani confirmed to Reuters that Parnas’ company, Fraud Guarantee, approached his law firm in August 2018 for lega...
Tags: News, Ukraine, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Reuters, Parnas, Nicole Lafond, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Fruman, Fraud Guarantee, Joe Biden Giuliani


Exclusive: Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. The businessman, Lev Parnas, is a close associate of Giuliani and was involved in his effort to investigate Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, who is a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination. Giuliani said Parnas...
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Reuters, Democratic Party, Boca Raton, Parnas, Lev Parnas, Fraud Guarantee


EXCLUSIVE-Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. The businessman, Lev Parnas, is a close associate of Giuliani and was involved in his effort to investigate Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, who is a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination. Giuliani said Parnas' comp...
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Reuters, Democratic Party, Boca Raton, Parnas, Lev Parnas, Fraud Guarantee


Does a Photo Show Trump’s Children with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman?

Real photographs do exist of Donald Trump with the men arrested on suspicion of scheming to funnel foreign money into his campaign.
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Following The Money Behind Giuliani's Two Arrested Associates

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two associates of Rudy Giuliani, were arrested last week on campaign finance violations.
Tags: News, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Giuliani Is Said to Be Under Investigation for Ukraine Work

WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors in New York City are investigating whether President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine, according to two people familiar with the inquiry.The investigators are examining Giuliani's efforts to undermine the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch, one of the people said. She was recalled in the spring as part of Trump's broader campaign to pressure Ukraine into helping his political pr...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, Russia, New York City, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, United States, House, New York Times, Manhattan, State Department, Rudy, Giuliani


Trump Won’t Say If Giuliani Is Still His Attorney: ‘Well, I Don’t Know’

A day after two of Rudy Giuliani’s associates were arrested on campaign finance violations, President Donald Trump appeared to be at a loss for words Friday when asked whether the former New York mayor was still his personal attorney. “Well, I don’t know.  I haven’t spoken to Rudy,” Trump told reporters outside the White House. “ I spoke to him yesterday  briefly.  He’s a very good attorney, and he  has been my attorney, yeah,  sure. Trump on whether Giuliani is still his personal la...
Tags: New York, News, White House, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cnn, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Abc News, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter, Parnas, Josh Dawsey, Trump Won


Indicted Giuliani associate attended private ‘16 election night party for ‘friend’ Trump

Donald Trump tried to distance himself from the latest scandal that threatens his presidency on Thursday by saying he didn’t know either of the foreign-born Rudy Giuliani associates that his own Justice Department had just indicted for alleged campaign finance violations. In fact, Lev Parnas described himself to a foreign correspondent at the cash-bar event in midtown Manhattan as a friend of the president-elect who didn’t live far from his South Florida winter home. Parnas arrived at Trump’s ...
Tags: News, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, South Florida, Midtown Manhattan, Midtown Hilton, Parnas, Lev Parnas, Le Figaro France


Giuliani’s Interactions With Arrested Associates Under Criminal Investigation

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s business-related interactions with the men charged with campaign finance crimes on Thursday are the subject of a criminal investigation out of New York, according to two reports. According to ABC News, the probe is being spearheaded by the FBI field office in New York and prosecutors at the SDNY — the same outfit Giuliani used to run, ironically. CNN also reported that the interactions are being investigated by federal authorities. Two of Giuliani’s associates — L...
Tags: New York, News, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Fox News, Biden, Giuliani, Abc News, Rudy Giuliani, Bidens, Criminal Investigation, SDNY, Kate Riga, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Ex-Ambassador To Ukraine Reveals Details Of Her Ouster By Trump

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told Congress Friday, according to a prepared testimony obtained by the Washington Post, that she was recalled suddenly from her post in May, after previously being told by the State Department she’d stay there until at least next year. Yovanovitch is currently being interviewed by House investigators behind closed doors as part of Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. She was removed by President Trump after months of prodding by his personal att...
Tags: Post, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Joe Biden, Ukraine, United States, House, State Department, Dc, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter, Tierney Sneed


Rudy Giuliani was reportedly retained for 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' by an associate's firm Fraud Guarantee

Giuliani was paid generously to work for indicted Ukrainian-American Lev Parnas at his firm Fraud Guarantee, The New York Times reported on Thursday.
Tags: News, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Lev Parnas, Fraud Guarantee, Fraud Guarantee The New York Times


Here’s The Latest On The Burgeoning Ukraine-Impeachment Story

It’s been a whirlwind week for the Ukraine pressure campaign, and as usual, quite a bit of news broke overnight. We’ve put together a run-down of several minor developments that might have slipped under your radar in the past 18 hours. U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland confirmed through his attorney that he will appear to testify before House committees steering the impeachment inquiry after the State Department blocked his deposition earlier this week. Notably, his attor...
Tags: Europe, News, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Nbc News, European Union, Turkey, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Vienna, Atlantic, House, Associated Press, State Department


2 Giuliani Associates Arrested With One-Way Tickets at U.S. Airport

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer, were part of the pressure campaign on Ukraine to investigate Democrats.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Giuliani, Trump, Lev, Igor, Donald J, Parnas, Rudolph W, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Fruman, Giuliani Associates


Video shows Rudy Giuliani with arrested associates

Cell phone video from 2018 shows Rudy Giuliani with his two associates, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who were recently arrested for allegedly funneling foreign money into US political campaigns.
Tags: News, US, Stories, Rudy Giuliani, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Giuliani’s Ukraine Team: In Search of Influence, Dirt and Money

The president’s lawyer was paid by Lev Parnas, who with Igor Fruman worked on behalf of President Trump in Ukraine.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Giuliani, Trump, Lev, Igor, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Parnas, Rudolph W, Presidential Election of 2020, Kiev (Ukraine, Marie L, America First Action, Naftogaz of Ukraine, Yovanovitch


Arrested Florida men campaigned to oust US envoy to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two Florida businessmen tied to Rudy Giuliani leveraged a flurry of GOP political donations in a campaign to force the removal of U.S. ambassador to Ukraine as part of a conspiracy with an unnamed Ukrainian official who wanted her gone. An indictment unsealed Thursday against Lev Parnas and Igor […]
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, US, Ukraine, Ap, Nation, Gop, Rudy Giuliani, Igor, Lev Parnas


Republicans Start Giving Away Contributions From Trump’s Indicted Ukraine Plot Associates

Before being indicted, Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas worked with Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
Tags: News, Trump, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Trump 's Indicted Ukraine Plot Associates


Trump says he doesn't know Giuliani's Ukrainian associates. Here's what we know

For Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, becoming powerful Republican donors didn't take very long.
Tags: News, Stories, Giuliani, Trump, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Trump says he 'doesn't know' Giuliani's Ukrainian associates. Here's what we do know

For Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, becoming powerful Republican donors didn't take very long.
Tags: Cnn, Giuliani, Trump, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Trump: I Don’t Know The Giuliani Associates, But I Might Have A Picture With Them

The president does have pictures with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who were arrested on federal campaign finance charges.
Tags: News, Trump, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Giuliani Associates


Trump Says Democrats Seek to Undo Election: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump, after making clear he won’t cooperate with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, goes back on offense Thursday with his first campaign rally since the probe began.Trump addressed supporters in Minneapolis as he grapples with polls that show rising support for impeachment -- including one published Wednesday from Fox News that showed 51% of voters want Trump impeached and removed from office.Here are the latest developments:Trump Says Democrats Seek to Undo ...
Tags: Energy, Europe, New York, News, Minneapolis, Congress, California, Washington, White House, Russia, Bloomberg, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, Iowa


Giuliani Associates Were Headed To Vienna When They Were Arrested

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman face charges of violating campaign finance laws.
Tags: News, Vienna, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Giuliani Associates


Rudy Giuliani Planned Vienna Trip 1 Day After Arrested Associates Were Headed There: Report

The two associates, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, face charges of violating campaign finance laws.
Tags: News, Rudy Giuliani, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


House Impeachment Investigators Subpoena Rick Perry on Ukraine

Hours after Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were indicted on federal campaign finance charges, the House subpoenaed them for depositions about their work in Ukraine.
Tags: News, Ukraine, House, Rick Perry, Giuliani, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump, Lev, Igor, House Committee on Intelligence, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Parnas, Impeachment, Rudolph W, Igor Fruman



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