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Ex-FBI Official Who Was Part Of Trump-Russia Probe Sentenced To Prison After Working For Sanctioned Russian Oligarch

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Former FBI counterintelligence official Charles McGonigal was sentenced to four years in prison for accepting payments from Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who is under U.S. sanctions.

McGonigal’s involvement in the Trump-Russia probe and his ties to the investigation of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were highlighted.

Prosecutors sought a five-year sentence, emphasizing his exploitation of his position for personal gain. (Trending: Devastating News For Hunter Biden After Defying Subpoena)

McGonigal’s attempts to help Deripaska get off the U.S.-imposed sanctions list were also noted.

He faces a separate case for hiding payments from a former Albanian intelligence official.

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