Why a former high-ranking FBI official was arrested

Why a former high-ranking FBI official was arrested

Former top FBI official charged with aiding Russian oligarch Former high-ranking FBI official Charles McGonigal faces federal charges for allegedly colluding with sanctioned Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. McGonigal, who was arrested Saturday, is alleged to have conducted concealed investigations of Deripaska’s political rival in exchange for monetary payment in 2021, hiding behind shell companies and forged signatures, according to a Department of Justice press release. The ex-FBI official retired in 2018, but had served as special agent in charge of …