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Special counsel Robert Mueller wrote in his report that over the course of his investigation, his team "periodically identified evidence of potential criminal activity that was outside the scope of the special counsel's jurisdiction established by the Acting Attorney General."

The big picture: Out of the 14 cases that were referred to "other components of the Department of Justice and the FBI," 12 are redacted. The 2 that aren't redacted relate to Michael Cohen's conviction for wire fraud and campaign finance violations, and former Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig's indictment for making false statements during a Foreign Agents Registration Act investigation.


1. United States v. Bijian Rafiekian and Kamil Ekim Alptekin

  • Jurisdiction: Eastern District of Virginia
  • Status: Awaiting trial

2. United States v. Michael Flynn

  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Status: Awaiting sentencing

3. United States v. Richard Gates

  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Status: Awaiting sentencing

4. United States v. Internet Research Agency (Russian troll farm)

  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia, National Security Division
  • Status: Post-indictment, pre-arrest & pre-trial

5. United States v. Konstantin Kilimnik

  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Status: Post-indictment, pre-arrest

6. United States v. Paul Manafort

  • Jurisdiction: D.C. and Eastern District of Virginia
  • Status: Post-conviction

7. United States v. Viktor Netyksho (Russian hacking operation)

  • Jurisdiction: Western District of Pennsylvania, National Security Division
  • Status: Post-indictment, pre-arrest

8. United States v. William Patten

  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Status: Post-sentencing


10. United States v. Roger Stone

  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Status: Awaiting trial




2. Michael Cohen

  • Jurisdiction: Southern District of New York
  • Status: Post-sentencing



5. Gregory Craig, [REDACTED] and Skadden Arps law firm

  • Jurisdiction: Various
  • Status: Post-indictment for Craig










Completed prosecutions

1. United States v. George Papadopoulos

  • Post-conviction, completed prison term

2. United States v. Alexander van der Zwaan

  • Post-conviction, completed prison term

3. United States v. Richard Pinedo

  • Post-conviction, currently in halfway house

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