Igor Fruman, ex-associate of Giuliani, pleads guilty in campaign finance case

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(Reuters) -A former associate of Rudy Giuliani who sought to dig up damaging information in Ukraine about U.S. President Joe Biden before the 2020 election, ...
FILE PHOTO: Russian-born businessman Igor Fruman leaves after his arraignment at the United States Courthouse in the Manhattan borough of New York

By Jonathan Stempel

pleaded guilty on Friday to one criminal count in a campaign finance case.

Igor Fruman told U.S. District Judge Paul Oetken in Manhattan federal court on Friday he would plead guilty.

The changed plea could increase legal pressure on Giuliani, the one-time New York City mayor and U.S. Attorney in Manhattan who later became former U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.

Federal prosecutors have been examining Giuliani's dealings in Ukraine…
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