Former top FBI counterintelligence agent Charles McGonigal charged with violating Russia sanctions

The former top FBI agent for counterintelligence in New York has been arrested and charged with violating U.S. sanctions on Russia by providing services to the oligarch Oleg

Deripaska, federal prosecutors announced Monday. The ex-agent, Charles McGonigal, is charged with another man in a five-count indictment in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, which

also accuses them of money laundering. The indictment says the men tried to get sanctions on Deripaska lifted in 2019. McGonigal, 54, was arrested Saturday night at JFK

International Airport in Queens, New York. He and his co-defendant, court interpreter Sergey Shestakov, 69, are due to appear in court late Monday. McGonigal retired from the FBI

in 2018. His LinkedIn profile says he currently works as a senior vice president at commercial real estate giant Brookfield Properties. The former top FBI agent for

counterintelligence in New York has been arrested and charged with violating U.S. sanctions on Russia by providing services to the oligarch Oleg Deripaska, federal prosecutors

announced Monday. The ex-agent, Charles McGonigal, is charged with another man in a five-count indictment, which also accuses them of money laundering. The indictment in

U.S. District Court in Manhattan says the men tried to get sanctions on Deripaska lifted in 2019. McGonigal, 54, was arrested Saturday night at JFK International Airport in

Queens, New York. He and his co-defendant, 69-year-old court interpreter Sergey Shestakov, are due to appear in court later Monday. McGonigal retired from the FBI in 2018.

His LinkedIn profile says he currently works as a senior vice president at commercial real estate giant Brookfield Properties.