Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone has warned that the former president must prepare to be indicted for fraud in the coming weeks

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Roger Stone, left, has predicted that former President Donald Trump, right, will be indicted.

  • Roger Stone has predicted that former President Donald Trump will be indicted, he said in an InfoWars interview.
  • The indictment would be on the grounds of “bank fraud or tax fraud,” Stone said.
  • Stone accused Manhattan prosecutors of “combing for a crime” in their wide-ranging criminal probe.
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Roger Stone, a longtime friend, and erstwhile adviser to Donald Trump believes the former president will face an indictment imminently, Salon reported.

“I would be shocked if they did not come forward with a fabricated indictment for bank fraud or tax fraud against the former president [Donald Trump] by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.,” Stone said during an appearance on the far-right InfoWars website.

“If they want to go after the president on fabricated charges, then we will establish that this is a partisan witch hunt,” the GOP strategist, who was pardoned by Trump in 2020, told InfoWars host Alex Jones.

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Stone argued that the indictment would likely be filed sometime around when the Republican-led effort to examine ballots in Maricopa County, Arizona, comes to an end.

“Don’t be surprised if the announcement comes at the same time that we learn the truth about Maricopa County, Arizona,” he said. “Don’t be surprised because I see that coming.”

Stone also alleged in the interview that those involved with the Manhattan district attorney’s criminal investigation into Trump are “combing for a crime” and referred to it as “disgraceful.”

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has convened a grand jury as his office investigates whether the Trump Organization violated state law, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. This marks an aggressive new phase in Vance’s years-long investigation, Insider’s Sonam Sheth and Jacob Shamsian reported.

Legal experts suspect the inquiry is nearing its end, Sheth and Shamsian said.

The probe looks into the Trump Organization’s and former President Donald Trump’s finances, court records show.

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Antivirus magnate John McAfee has been indicted on federal charges related to ‘the fraudulent promotion of cryptocurrencies’

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McAfee Antivirus founder John McAfee.

  • McAfee Antivirus creator John McAfee is being indicted on federal charges for the second time.
  • This indictment is related to “the fraudulent promotion to investors of cryptocurrencies.”
  • McAfee faces a variety of charges, and is currently detained in Spain for a prior indictment.
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Cybersecurity mogul and former presidential candidate John McAfee is facing a variety of charges brought by the US Department of Justice, according to a newly unsealed indictment.

McAfee is being charged on a range of offenses, “stemming from two schemes relating to the fraudulent promotion to investors of cryptocurrencies qualifying under federal law as commodities or securities,” the DOJ statement published Friday said.

Those charges range from, “conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud” to “money laundering conspiracy offenses,” and come in addition to a series of prior charges related to alleged tax evasion.

More specifically, McAfee and a colleague “allegedly raked in more than $13 million from investors,” Manhattan US Attorney Audrey Strauss said, through a variety of means related to cryptocurrency: A so-called “pump and dump” scheme, the indictment said, and undisclosed agreements to promote certain currencies for compensation. 

“The defendants allegedly used McAfee’s Twitter account to publish messages to hundreds of thousands of his Twitter followers touting various cryptocurrencies through false and misleading statements to conceal their true, self-interested motives,” Strauss said.

If found guilty, McAfee faces a potential maximum prison sentence that would amount to a life sentence.

McAfee has over 1 million Twitter followers, and remains active on the social media platform – even though he’s currently imprisoned in Spain due to the prior tax evasion charges. In his profile, McAfee described himself as an, “Iconoclast,” and a, “Lover of women, adventure and mystery.” 

McAfee didn’t respond to a request for comment as of publishing.

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