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Fri Feb 23, 2024, 04:28 PM Feb 23

Were Smirnov's lawyers attempting to help him flee the U.S.? [View all]

I thought it was interesting last night when they apparently re-arrested Smirnov at his lawyer's office.

Now we might know why.

Last night:

Kyle Cheney
JUST IN: Alexander SMIRNOV, the former FBI informant charged with feeding false info about the Bidens, has been rearrested despite a magistrate's release order.

His lawyers say he was arrested while at their offices for a legal consultation.


Joyce Alene

Last night we learned DOJ re-arrested Smirnov after his release. Now we know why. A California judge seems to be suggesting his lawyers are complicit in his efforts to flee, in a remarkable line ordering detention for the FBI source whose lies propelled Biden impeachment efforts

WOW: The federal judge that revoked the bond of the GOP's star witness Alexander Smirnov did so over fears that his lawyers may have been trying to help him flee the country.

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If that is true, then charges must soon follow for those attorneys. hlthe2b Feb 23 #1
Rearrested- is there truly anything getting involved with Trump doesn't screw up for people? underpants Feb 23 #2
I Know That Flight Risk Was Is The No.1 Theory As To Why He's Being Rearrested - But...... global1 Feb 23 #3
He can always get Epsteined in jail Dave says Feb 23 #6
Yep it could be unprotective custody. Irish_Dem Feb 23 #7
Let's make him a deal he can't refuse to rat some R people out. KS Toronado Feb 23 #14
If he gets a personal visit from Bill Barr... rubbersole Feb 23 #16
Exactly. Prison guards will be very busy looking the other way. Irish_Dem Feb 23 #18
Making. Attorneys. Get. Attorneys. C_U_L8R Feb 23 #4
My.Ass.Got.Arrested. rubbersole Feb 23 #17
Doesn't this guy have a mugshot? Sneederbunk Feb 23 #5
Update from RJ Las Vegas..I was searching for lawyers for Smirnov.. asiliveandbreathe Feb 23 #8
So... I read the court document Ohio Joe Feb 23 #9
They did not say why they thought that. Just that they thought it Bev54 Feb 23 #15
I hope he was out just for this reason. Maybe the FBI had him under close surveillance anticipating him brewens Feb 23 #10
Just an FYI..Calif 3rd District Judge over road NV Judge release of Smirnov asiliveandbreathe Feb 23 #11
They can be cellmates together with Smirnov Hassler Feb 23 #12
Freddie says it best orangecrush Feb 23 #13
Good question! kentuck Feb 23 #19
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