Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya filed criminal charges

Manhattan U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman said that the court for the southern district of new York formally accused Natalia Veselnitskaya attempted obstruction of justice. It is a criminal accusation.

The Russian lawyer involved in the Trump Tower meeting, Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, has been indicted for obstruction of justice in a case unrelated to the collusion investigation.

— Chris Megerian (@ChrisMegerian) January 8, 2019

Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya came into the view of militiamen USA after participating in a meeting with Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort in the Trump Tower in 2016, which discussed the support of Donald trump in the presidential elections of influential Russian politicians, officials and businessmen. The case of the intervention of Russia in election-2016 considering the U.S. Supreme court, the Prosecutor acts spectracolor Robert Mueller.

@StephMillerShow The New York Times — Natalia V. Veselnitskaya was charged by federal prosecutors in New York with seeking to thwart a Justice Department civil fraud investigation into money laundering that involved an influential Russian businessman and his investment firm.

— John Q. Public (@JohnQPublic50) January 8, 2019

The investigation has revealed circumstances that required to highlight the theme of Veselnitskaya in a separate proceeding. The materials are related to the possible participation of supernumerary together with high-ranking patrons in Russia in money laundering, obtained in Russia by criminal means.

As reported by the news share the court Сourthousenews, according to attorney Jeffrey Berman, «Veselnitskaya fabricated evidence and made «false and misleading statements to a Federal judge,» helping Denis Katsyv near, the son of a Russian official, in his case against the Cyprus company Prevezon Holdings».

USA Prevezon is accused in laundering of $ 230 million, owned by high-ranking Russians. The theft and laundering of the funds was made, according to the Prosecutor, under the scheme, which opened Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Russian prison.

It is believed that Natalia Veselnitskaya has extensive contacts in the Russian leadership, including the top echelons of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, and, standing before a U.S. court on a criminal charge could give interesting indications in many cases.