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Trump ally Stone arrested on charges of false statements, witness tampering

Stone is scheduled to appear at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, later on Friday, Mueller's office said

Reuters  |  Washington 

Roger Stone, a long-time ally of U.S. President Donald Trump who advised his 2016 presidential campaign, was arrested on Friday and charged with seven counts, according to a grand jury indictment made public by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office. Stone, who was indicted on Thursday, faces one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of making false statements and one count of witness tampering, according to the Special Counsel's Office. Stone is scheduled to appear at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, later on ...

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First Published: Fri, January 25 2019. 17:46 IST
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