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Former Trump Fundraiser Elliott Broidy Charged with Acting as Foreign Agent

HeadlineOct 09, 2020

Longtime Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy has been charged with conspiring to serve as a foreign agent for lobbying the Trump administration on behalf of the Malaysian and Chinese governments. Broidy is accused of accepting $6 million in bribes to end a U.S. investigation into a billion-dollar embezzlement of a Malaysian state investment fund, while separately seeking the return of a Chinese exile to his home country. Broidy was a major fundraiser for Trump’s 2016 campaign.

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