Fourth man allegedly involved in Ukrainian campaign finance scheme in custody

Associates of President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani Lev Parnas left and Igor Fruman were arrested Oct. 9 2019 on campaign finance charges. Sheriff's Office of Alexandria Virginia

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The men were involved in Rudy Giuliani's efforts to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation against Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

Parnas' company is based in Boca Raton, Florida, and engaged Giuliani Partners, a management and security consulting business, in 2018, Reuters reported.

Those two associates, of course, are Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who were taken into federal custody last week, following their alleged effort to funnel illegal Russian campaign contributions, which went to officials whose help they sought in removing Marie Yovanovitch from her post as the USA ambassador in Ukraine.

According to the New York Times, he raised concerns with colleagues as far back as March about Mr Giuliani pressuring Ukraine to pursue investigations into Mr Trump's political rivals.

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Mr. Sessions' knowledge of Mr. Giuliani's dealings is a primary focus of the subpoena, the people said. Giuliani told Reuters the money came in two payments made within weeks of each other.

Giuliani maintains the money was from a domestic source.

Mackowiak declined to specifically comment on the Journal's report that Sessions had received a grand jury subpoena for documents related to Giuliani's Ukraine dealings and his communications with Giuliani, along with Parnas, Fruman and others indicted last week on conspiracy and campaign finance charges. The men were preparing to board a plane to Europe.

According to an indictment unsealed by U.S. prosecutors, an unidentified Russian businessman previous year arranged for two US$500,000 wires to be sent from foreign bank accounts to a USA account controlled by Mr Fruman.

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That could be hard for Giuliani, who admitted earlier this year that he had to take a $100,000 loan from another of Trump's lawyers Marc Mukasey as a result of his ongoing divorce proceedings, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Giuliani told CNN on Monday that he was unsure if prosecutors were looking into his work with the mayor of Kharkiv, with whom he had met on a December 2017 trip as part of his global consulting business.

Foreign nationals are prohibited from making contributions and other expenditures in connection with USA elections and from making contributions in someone else's name.

Last week the White House sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warning her that they wouldn't cooperate with the impeachment probe until she held a full House vote to authorize and establish equal powers for both parties. "I can rule that out 100%", he said.

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"If they take me to court I would then have to get another lawyer", he told CNN. "What I know is privileged", Dowd said.

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