Jury begins deliberations in case against 'Steele dossier' 'collector'

A federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia, is deliberating the fate of Igor Danchenko

The Russian national accused of lying to federal investigators about information he collected in 2016

Danchenko was hired by Steele to contribute intelligence information to Steele’s research.

Jury begins deliberations in case against 'Steele dossier' 'collector'

He became a primary source to what came to be known as the "Steele dossier.

which included explosive and unproven claims about Trump.

In a November 2021 indictment, prosecutors accused Danchenko of misleading FBI agents