WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 08: Former White House senior counselor to President Donald Trump Steve Bannon speaks to members of the media as he leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after he testified at the Roger Stone trial November 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. Stone has been charged with lying to Congress and witness tampering. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Steve Bannon is seen in a November 2019 file photograph. (Picture by Alex Wong/Getty Pictures)

Former Donald Trump strategist Steve Bannon owes greater than $480,000 to the regulation agency that represented him over the course of two federal prosecutions, one among which ended with a presidential pardon and the opposite with a conviction.

The regulation agency, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP, claims that Bannon stiffed his authorized workforce on the majority of his $855,487.87 authorized invoice. Bannon paid $375,000 of the tab, leaving $480,487.87 excellent, in response to the agency’s lawsuit.

Bannon stays in authorized scorching water—and never only for contract disputes. He has a pending prison case in state court docket accusing him of defrauding donors of We Construct the Wall, a crowdfunding effort to construct a barrier alongside the U.S.-Mexico border. They’re comparable allegations that impressed a associated federal prosecution, together with three different co-defendants.

Two of Bannon’s co-defendants, Brian Kolfage and Andrew Badolato, pleaded responsible to the allegations. The ultimate co-defendant, Timothy Shea, pressed his luck at trial, securing a mistrial earlier than his first federal jury earlier than getting convicted on the second strive. All three of these males are awaiting sentencing. Solely Bannon dodged prison legal responsibility in that case on the federal stage, by way of Trump’s pardon. He’s additionally the one erstwhile defendant in that case who labored in Trump’s administration.

Manhattan District Lawyer Alvin Bragg (D) pursued comparable prices on the state stage, citing the exception below jeopardy regulation for prosecutions by separate sovereigns.

A trial in that case is presently slated for November 2023.

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