Federal Law Enforcement

Document: Justice Department Charges Russian National for 2018 Election Meddling

By Matthew Kahn
Friday, October 19, 2018, 2:45 PM

The Department of Justice has filed a criminal complaint and supporting affidavit against Elena Khusyaynova with a conspiracy to defraud the United States in violation of 18 U.S.C. §371. The Washington Post reports that the charges are related to attempted meddling in the 2018 midterm elections. The charges were brought by the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia.