Bannon’s Border Wall Fraud Trial Set For May 2024

CNN reports:

A New York state judge has set a trial date for Steve Bannon’s fundraising fraud case for May of next year. In a brief court hearing Thursday, the judge said Bannon’s trial would begin May 27, 2024 – roughly two months after former President Donald Trump will be on trial before the same judge, Juan Merchan, in a separate case related to falsifying business records.

Bannon has pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of conspiracy, money laundering and scheme to defraud. He was first indicted on federal charges in 2020 but pardoned by Trump in his final days in office. The Manhattan district attorney’s office and New York attorney general’s office announced state charges against Bannon last summer.

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