Complaint Alleges Rohrabacher Violated Russia Sanctions

The congressman slammed the complaint as an attempt to “intimidate” him.

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Danielle Bernstein
July 26, 2017, 10:43 a.m.

“A new complaint filed by investor Bill Browder with the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control alleges that” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R) “and his staff director, Paul Behrends, violated U.S. sanctions when they accepted anti-Magnitsky Act material from the Russian prosecutor’s office and used it to try to undermine the legislation in Washington.” Behrends had previously been ousted after his relationships with pro-Russia lobbyists came to light.

“Browder said that in spite of seeing ‘documentary evidence showing that Sergei Magnitsky was murdered,’ Rohrabacher ‘has been knowingly spreading false information from the Kremlin that Sergei died of natural causes in order to assist certain sanctioned Russian individuals who want to get off the Magnitsky list.’” (Business Insider)


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