Feds raid Rudy Giuliani's New York apartment

Video Credit: Reuters - Politics
Published on April 28, 2021 - Duration: 01:37s

Feds raid Rudy Giuliani's New York apartment

Federal investigators on Wednesday executed a search warrant at the Manhattan apartment of Rudolph Giuliani, as they probe his business dealings with Ukraine.

This report produced by Chris Dignam.


Feds raid Rudy Giuliani's New York apartment

The New York City apartment of Rudolph Giuliani was searched by federal investigators who seized electronic devices on Wednesday, a major turning point in the long-running criminal investigation into the former NYC mayor and one-time personal lawyer for ex-President Donald Trump.

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have been investigating Giuliani's business dealings in Ukraine.

In 2019, two of his former associates, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, were charged with campaign finance violations and other crimes.

The New York Times reported that authorities have been largely focused on whether Giuliani illegally lobbied the Trump administration in 2019 on behalf of Ukrainian officials and oligarchs.

Parnas and Fruman had worked with Giuliani to help him dig up damaging information on Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, before the 2020 election.

Prosecutors also say they worked with Giuliani to remove the then-U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, who testified before the House of Representatives as part of Trump's first impeachment.

Giuliani became a key figure into whether Trump abused his office for personal political gain in his dealings with Ukraine.

TRUMP: "I want no quid pro quo." Giuliani's lawyer, Bob Costello, confirmed that a search warrant had been executed at his apartment.

Giuliani did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

While the search warrant does not mean Giuliani committed a crime, it signals investigators persuaded a judge that they believed criminal conduct occurred and that executing the warrant might uncover relevant evidence.

You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Ukraine

Country in Eastern Europe
Watch all the goals from a cracking game in Amsterdam as Ukraine recover from 2-0 down to make it 20-2 before a late Denzel Dumfries winner seals a 3-2 win for..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 22 hours ago

After a harrowing 36 hours for European football following Christian Eriksen's collapse, the Netherland and Ukraine served up a Euro 2020 classic.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 22 hours ago

The Netherlands claim their first victory of Euro 2020 in dramatic fashion, after narrowly beating Ukraine 3-2 with a Denzel Dumfries winner ten minutes from..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 day ago

Ukraine's Andriy Yarmolenko scores a wonder goal with a brilliant curling shot from outside the 18-yard box against the Netherlands in Amsterdam during Euro..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 day ago


Lev Parnas

American businessman





Igor Fruman

Soviet-born American businessman

Related videos from verified sources

Rudy Giuliani's son announces bid to run for governor of New York in 2022 00:51
Video credit: Bleacher Report AOL - Published on May 18, 2021 

Andrew Giuliani Enters New York Governor Race 00:44
Video credit: CBS 2 New York - Published on May 18, 2021 

Media outlets retract story about Rudy Giuliani being warned by FBI 03:33
Video credit: Bleacher Report AOL - Published on May 2, 2021 

You might like