Robert Mueller drops many charges against ex-Trump aide cooperating in Russia inquiry

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Special counsel in Russia investigation drops almost two dozen fraud charges against former Paul Manafort associate Rick Gates

The special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin has dropped nearly two dozen criminal fraud charges against a key witness who has agreed to cooperate in the investigation.

A court filing on Tuesday showed that prosecutors working for Robert Mueller dropped some charges against Rick Gates, a former aide to the Trump campaign who previously worked as a lobbyist for pro-Russian interests, just days after he was indicted for participating in a conspiracy to hide millions of dollars in fees he was paid for lobbying work and evade US taxes.

Related: Trump-Russia inquiry: Manafort under pressure after reports that Gates has flipped

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