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originally posted by: Ares2493
In a statement, Mark Corallo added: “Specifically, we have learned that the person who sought the meeting is associated with Fusion GPS, a firm which according to public reports, was retained by Democratic operatives to develop opposition research on the President and which commissioned the phony Steele dossier.”
Fusion GPS, which is based in Washington DC and was established by former Wall Street Journal reporters Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, found itself in the spotlight earlier this year after it emerged it was behind an “oppo research” dossier containing unproven and often salacious allegations about Mr Trump.
DJT JR Was Set Up by the DNC. Russian Lawyer worked for Fusion GPS, Group behind phony Dossier
originally posted by: DoubleDNH
originally posted by: shooterbrody
a reply to: Kali74
what law was broken?
The shortest answer is they violated 11 CFR 110.20.
Soliciting, Accepting, or Receiving Contributions and Donations from Foreign Nationals
As noted earlier, the Act prohibits knowingly soliciting, accepting or receiving contributions or donations from foreign nationals.
I'll have to find the case but it is established case law that information had inherent value in this kind of matter.
There you go. That's one of many possible angles to take this.
It is also a felony to knowingly falsify SF 86 security clearance form.