Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas convicted for funneling foreign money into US campaigns and making straw donations

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Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas convicted for funneling foreign money into US campaigns and making straw donations
© Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 03: Lev Parnas (C) arrives to federal court with his wife Svetlana Parnas (R) for a hearing on February 3, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

  • Giuliani associate Lev Parnas was convicted on all counts against him following a high-profile trial.
  • His co-defendant, Andrey Kukushkin, was also found guilty of all the charges against him.
  • The two men were accused of illegally funneling a Russian tycoon’s money into US campaigns.

Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian business associate of former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, was found guilty on Friday of multiple felony counts following a high-profile trial. His co-defendant, Andrey Kukushkin, was also convicted of all the charges against him.

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