Former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is under investigation for an alleged kidnapping scheme. In mid-December, Flynn and representatives of Turkish President Recep Erdogan allegedly discussed kidnapping a U.S. based Muslim cleric and delivering him to Turkish authorities for $15 million. Their meeting allegedly occurred during the Trump transition period.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating an alleged plan in which former White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr., were to be paid as much as $15 million in a plot to seize Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and deliver him to Turkish officials, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the investigation.
The alleged kidnapping discussion occurred during the transition period in mid-December
FBI agents have asked at least four people about a meeting in mid-December where Flynn and Turkish government representatives allegedly discussed capturing Gulen, who’s in exile in the U.S., the Journal said, citing people it didn’t identify who are familiar with the FBI’s inquiries