ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — George Nader, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bringing a teenage boy to the United States for sex and possessing child pornography.
Nader, a 61-year-old Lebanese American lobbyist, pleaded guilty in January and received 10 years for each charge on Friday. Judge Leonie Brinkema of the Eastern District of Virginia said they could be served concurrently…
Search warrants unsealed last year revealed the FBI found child pornography in Nader’s possession during the Russia investigation. The warrants alleged that at least a dozen videos containing child pornography were found on his phones — some involving animals and boys as young as 2 years old.
Nader was also accused of taking a 14-year-old boy from the Czech Republic to his Washington, D.C., home in 2000 and using him for sex. Two years later, Czech authorities arrested Nader amid allegations that he had sex with underage boys in the Czech Republic between 1999 and 2002. He was convicted in May 2003 of molesting children, according to the search warrants.