Ex-White House Adviser Steve Bannon Arrested in Fraud Scam

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He was arrested on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.”

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court. Federal prosecutors alleged that Bannon and three others “orchestrated a scheme to defraud hundreds of thousands of donors” in connection with an online crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $25 million…

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