4 Other Oath Keepers Found Guilty Of Sedition Conspiracy Linked To January 6 Riots | UKTN news

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Four members of the Oath Keepers were convicted Monday of seditious conspiracy in the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol in the second major trial of far-right extremists accused of plotting to forcibly keep former President Donald Trump in power.

The verdict against Joseph Hackett of Sarasota, Fla., Roberto Minuta of Prosper, Texas, David Moerschel of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Edward Vallejo of Phoenix, Ariz., comes weeks after another jury found the group’s leader, Stewart Rhodes , had condemned. , in the mob attack that stopped the certification of US President Joe Biden’s election victory.

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It’s another big win for the US Justice Department, which is also trying to secure sedition convictions against the former leader of the Proud Boys and four associates. The trial of Enrique Tarrio and his lieutenants began earlier this month in Washington and is expected to last several weeks.

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