Former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio in Miami, Florida, on May 25, 2021. Tarrio and four other Proud Boys members face seditious conspiracy charges related to the January 6 Capitol riot.
Five Proud Boys members, including its leader, were charged with seditious conspiracy by the DOJ.
Their lawyers are asking to dismiss the charges based on information produced by the government.
NYT reports that some of the information had to do with FBI informants planted inside Proud Boys.
The FBI may have had up to eight informants inside the far-right Proud Boys organization around the time of the Capitol riot, court papers suggest along with a New York Times report.
Defense lawyers for five members of the Proud Boys who face seditious conspiracy charges related to the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, filed a motion last week to dismiss their indictment or delay the trial.
In court documents, the lawyers argued that hundreds of pages of records that were withheld by the government until…
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