Fulton County Case

The racketeering case against Donald Trump (he/him) in Fulton County, Georgia, is picking up, going into November. Thus far, four of Trump’s 18 indicted co-conspirators have agreed to plea deals with the state for their involvement in a swath of criminal charges related to an array of election fraud attempts in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election.

Scott Graham Hall (he/him), a bail bondsman, pleaded guilty to charges of allowing unauthorized access to voting equipment. Hall and others copied data and software from voting machines in Coffee County, Georgia, at the direction of Sydney Powell (she/her), a Trump campaign lawyer, according to evidence obtained in the case. Hall pleaded guilty to five counts of conspiracy to commit intentional interference with performance of election duties. All charges Hall pleaded to are misdemeanors.
Sydney Powell was the next co-conspirator to plead guilty to charges in the RICO case. Powell is best known for her part in a media campaign of election lies after the 2020 election. She agreed to a plea deal just one day before her trial with co-conspirator Kenneth Chesebro (he/him), was set for jury selection. Powell pleaded to six misdemeanors. Along with probation and a fine, Powell has agreed to testify in later trials in the RICO case.
Chesebro followed suit one day later, pleading guilty to one felony charge of conspiracy to file false documents for his part in the fake elector’s scheme. Chesebro orchestrated a plan for 16 Georgia Republicans to falsely certify Trump won the state and misrepresent themselves as duly elected and qualified electors. Chesebro has also agreed to testify in upcoming Georgia trials.
Jenna Ellis (she/her), another Trump campaign lawyer, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting false statements: a felony. Her plea also indicates guilt in the forthcoming trial of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

With four criminal cases and a civil suit pending against Trump, no date is set for his trial in Georgia.

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