Last updated on December 13, 2019
A businessman who aided agent a meeting involving a president of President Donald Trump and also an official of the Russian authorities was indicted for allegedly funneling millions in illegal campaign donations to support Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential effort.
Nader, 60, is charged with funneling cash to Ahmad”Andy” Khawaja, 48, of Los Angeles to evade national election laws that limit the number of contributions from a particular person and where cash is coming out, prosecutors say.
The indictment alleges that Nader was reporting to some middle eastern government during the period.
By”March 2016 during January 2017, Khawaja conspired with Nader to hide the origin of over $3.5 million in campaign donations, led to political committees related to a candidate for President of the USA from the 2016 election,” that the Department of Justice stated in a media release.
“Khawaja and Nader supposedly made these gifts in a bid to obtain influence with high tech political figures, including the candidate”
The indictment does not name the particular effort but contains text messages out of Nader to an official in the foreign nation saying, “had a great meeting with my Big Sister H. You’ll be delighted.” Furthermore, the timing of these events and fundraisers matches Clinton’s campaign occasions.
The indictment describes some Candidate 2 along with the text messages make it very clear that the offender is Trump. Khawaja allegedly uttered Nader about WhatsApp stating, “That is the reason why we need a birthday present, If [Candidate 2] has chosen it’s around to the Arabs,” the indictment says.
Dmitriev had desired to meet the Trump transition group.
Prince, a member of former Trump effort executive and White House strategist Steve Bannon, has stated it was a chance encounter, which he just happened to be from the Seychelles to meet officials of the United Arab Emirates. Nader told Mueller’s investigators the assembly was planned well beforehand.
Nader, 60, a Native American together with political relations in the Middle East, has been also firm partners with Elliott Broidy, a leading design for Trump at the 2016 election.
Nader was detained on child porn charges in June after officials had hunted his phone and pictures of boys as young as 3 being sexually exploited. A month later, the feds also charged him with knowingly hauled a 14-year-old boy out of Europe into Washington Dulles Airport in February 2000 and allegedly engaging in sexual acts with this kid in his property.