Lawyer pleads guilty to lying to U.S. investigators in Russia probe

Published : February 20, 2018 Updated : February 20, 2018
Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lawyer and son-in-law of one of Russia’s richest men pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a charge of lying to federal investigators as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

 

Alex van der Zwaan, who appeared at a hearing at a federal court in Washington, will face sentencing on April 3.

 

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Alistair Bell)

 
 
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