In the ongoing legal proceedings surrounding the indictment related to election crimes against former President Donald Trump and his co-defendants, there have been significant developments. Mark Meadows, who served as both Donald Trump’s chief of staff and a co-defendant in the case, has surrendered to authorities in Georgia.
This move follows the indictment brought forward by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who charged Trump and 18 others with a total of 13 counts related to election-related offenses. The indictment alleges a conspiracy to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election through actions that potentially violated Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.
Meadows, as a co-defendant, was among those named in the indictment and was required to surrender to authorities by a specified deadline, August 25. He now faces legal proceedings as part of this high-profile case.
Fulton County officials have taken the step of releasing mugshots of those arrested in connection with the case, including other notable figures like former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani, much like the other defendants, is charged under the RICO Act, which allows prosecutors to link various crimes committed by multiple defendants.
Fulton County sheriff’s office releases Mark Meadows’ mugshot pic.twitter.com/6plU8qU586
— Hugo Lowell (@hugolowell) August 24, 2023