Latest Lev Parnas News

Prosecutors urge 3-to-4 year prison term for Giuliani pal

Jan. 14, 2022 18:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A three-to-four year prison sentence is appropriate for a Florida businessman who facilitated illegal foreign campaign contributions after helping Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information on Joe Biden in Ukraine, prosecutors said Friday after defense lawyers urged their client be...

Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes

Oct. 22, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida businessman who helped Rudy Giuliani’s effort to dig up dirt on Joe Biden in Ukraine was convicted Friday of campaign finance crimes, including funneling a Russian entrepreneur's money to U.S. politicians. Lev Parnas was on trial for more...

Lev Parnas, former associate of Rudy Giuliani, convicted of campaign finance crimes

Oct. 22, 2021 15:14 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Lev Parnas, former associate of Rudy Giuliani, convicted of campaign finance crimes.

NYC jury hears closings at Giuliani associate's fraud trial

Oct. 21, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of Rudy Giuliani hatched a scheme to funnel $1 million in funds from a wealthy Russian financier into U.S. elections knowing full well he was breaking campaign finance laws, a prosecutor said Thursday during closing arguments at a federal trial. ...

Giuliani associate decides not to testify at criminal trial

Oct. 20, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of Rudy Giuliani told a federal judge Wednesday that he will not testify at his own trial on charges alleging he used a Russian financier’s money to make donations to U.S. political candidates. Lev Parnas made the announcement in Manhattan...