Giuliani Associate Parnas Found Guilty in Campaign Finance Case

Oct. 22, 2021, 8:44 PM

Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who aided his mission to dig up political dirt on Joe Biden in Ukraine, and a co-defendant were found guilty on all charges in a case alleging they violated U.S. campaign finance laws.

Parnas and Andrey Kukushkin were convicted Friday in Manhattan federal court of charges that they funneled funds from a Russian investor to political candidates in Nevada, Florida and elsewhere to build support for a planned cannabis business.

Jurors began deliberating Friday morning and reached a unanimous verdict about five hours later. Prosecutors sought to have the pair taken into ...

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