An indictment is expected in the case against Craig, who came out of Robert Mueller's special investigation, for several weeks, with Christ's own lawyers saying on Wednesday that they were expecting such a result.
Craig, 74, is the largest profile Democracy that focuses on material arising from Mueller's work, which had numerous republican accusations attached to President Donald Trump. The case is being handled at the office of the US Attorney General for the District of Columbia in connection with the national security division of the Department of Justice.
The case is likely to give renewed attention to the functioning of the Department of Justice in relation to unclear law relating to unregistered external agents.
The charges against Craig, who was a barrister in the White House during the Obama administration, relate to his work for Ukraine in 201
The issue under examination with Craig must be made late in 2012 with some newspaper reporters at the time of the public report he wrote for Skadden client, Ukrainian Ministry of Justice, on the trial of Yulia Tymoshenko, former prime minister of Ukraine.
Prosecutors examined whether Craig had contacted reporters on behalf of Ukraine to distribute the report to them and subsequently provided false information to the unit of the Foreign Agents Act of the Department of Justice when t He met representatives from the unit in October 2013.  In January, the Department of Justice, Skadden's national security division arranged in an agreement that forced the firm to earn more than $ 4.6 million work for Ukraine and retroactively register as foreign agent.
The language of the settlement seems almost entirely to blame an anonymous partner who matched Craig's report, saying that he repeatedly made "false and misleading" statements to officials of the Department of Justice. In recent years as an attempt to avoid charges against him, CNN has reported.
took Craig's investigation into the circuit. While an initial inquiry into Craig and Skadden was opened by Mueller, Craig's case was subsequently referred to federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York and ultimately prosecutors at the Attorney General's office in the District of Columbia.
It was transferred from SDNY because, after Craig's case examination, federal prosecutors in New York concluded that they did not have enough evidence to bring charges against him, CNN reported.
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