Trump Campaign Adviser Pleads Guilty To Child Porn, Sex Trafficking Charges

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George Nader pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and child sex trafficking and faces sentencing in April.

Former Trump campaign adviser George Nader pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to charges of child sex trafficking and possession of child pornography, according to Courthouse News Service.

Nader, 60, was discovered with child pornography on his phone after law enforcement officials stopped him at Dulles International Airport in 2018 in relation to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

On the count of possessing child pornography, Nader faces a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum of 20, along with a$250,000 fine.

On the count of child sex trafficking, he faces a minimum of 15 years in prison and a maximum of 30 years, as well as another $250,000 fine. Nader would also owe restitution to the victim in the case, who was 14 years old at the time of the crime and is now an adult.

Prosecutors accused Nader of arranging for the transportation of the boy from the Czech Republic to his Washington, D.C., home in 2000. He then allegedly confiscated the boy’s passport. Prosecutors said Nader then “assaulted him nightly and kept the child silent by threatening him and his mother with imprisonment should they ever attempt to report him, according to the indictment,” Courthouse News reported.

Nader’s attorneys are asking for a 10-year sentence to run concurrently.

But this is not Nader’s first run-in with the law regarding the abuse of children.

Nader also faces another prosecution in the U.S., unrelated to the child-sex charges, “for conspiracy to conceal campaign contributions, saying they funneled $3.5 million to various political committees and presidential candidates.”

The Lebanese-American businessman first met with members of the Trump transition team in December 2016 at Trump Tower, including President Donald Trump’s son in-in-law, Jared Kushner and Trump’s chief strategist at the time, Steve Bannon. The Emirati crown prince was also present at the meeting.

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