07 ianuarie 2022

N.Y. man charged with acting as Egyptian foreign agent


Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A New York man was arrested Thursday on charges he acted and conspired to act as a foreign agent in the United States, the Justice Department announced.Prosecutors accused 39-year-old Pierre Girgis of acting "as an agent of the Egyptian government without notifying the U.S. attorney general."AdvertisementThe law stipulates foreign agents in the United States must notify the attorney general.Court filings contend Girgis, who was living in Manhattan, was directed by the Egyptian [...]