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Oct 31, 2017

Crikey Worm: Trump advisers charged with money-laundering, tax evasion

Good morning, early birds. Three of US President Donald Trump's campaign officials have been charged by the FBI, and cricketer Chris Gayle has won his defamation case against Fairfax Media. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist

THREE TRUMP AIDES CHARGED

Three Trump campaign officials have been charged with tax evasion and money-laundering, after allegedly funnelling millions of dollars through shell companies with the intention of hiding the money from the US government, as well as for lying to the FBI.

The charges are the first to arise from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with the Russian government. However, the charges do not relate to illegal acts of collusion with Russia.

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  1. lykurgus

    If Fairfax were so sure of their story, wouldn’t they lodge the appeal on the spot?
    Methinks it wasn’t Gayle who had his cock out.

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