U.S. Moves to Dismiss Case Against Company Linked to IRA Troll Farm

Quinta Jurecic
Monday, March 16, 2020, 7:26 PM

Published by The Lawfare Institute
in Cooperation With

The Justice Department has filed a motion to dismiss the criminal charge against Concord Management and Consulting, the company linked to the Internet Research Agency troll farm and indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "Further proceedings as to Concord, a Russian company with no presence in the United States and no exposure to meaningful punishment in the event of a conviction, promotes neither the interests of justice nor the nation’s security," the motion states.

The document is available here and below.

Quinta Jurecic is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a senior editor at Lawfare. She previously served as Lawfare's managing editor and as an editorial writer for the Washington Post.

Subscribe to Lawfare