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Prosecutors want Capitol riot defendants to help pay the $1.5 million bill for property damage from the insurrection

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The mob that stormed the Capitol on January 6 caused an estimated $1.5 million in property damage - and prosecutors want defendants who are pleading guilty to riot-related charges to help foot the bill, according to a new report in the Washington Post.
Since January 6, over 500 defendants have been hit with federal charges in connection with the riots, according to an Insider database. The most common charges include unlawfully entering and staying on government property, engaging in violence, disruptive and disorderly conduct, and obstruction of Congress.
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Jan. 6 riot caused $1.5 million in damage to Capitol - and U.S. prosecutors want defendants to pay

Jan. 6 riot caused $1.5 million in damage to Capitol - and U.S. prosecutors want defendants to pay

21 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

As a condition in plea offers, Justice Department has sought $2,000 in each felony and $500 in each misdemeanor case, according to defense attorneys.
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