Feds Raid DC Home Of Russian Billionaire Manafort Ally

NBC News reports:

FBI agents on Tuesday swarmed the home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in Washington, D.C., an agency spokesperson confirmed to NBC News. The reason for their presence wasn’t immediately clear. The spokesperson said the agency is conducting “law enforcement activity at the home” but wouldn’t elaborate.

The investigation is being led by federal investigators in New York City, according to two officials briefed on the matter. Lawyers for Deripaska, a billionaire oil tycoon with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, did not immediately return requests for comment.

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