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Social Media Influencer Brandon Straka Gets Home Confinement, $5K Fine in Jan. 6 Riot Case

4 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

Prosecutors said Straka, the founder of the "WalkAway" campaign, used his personal Twitter account to encourage people to storm the Capitol.
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A social media influencer behind the WalkAway movement got home detention for his role in the Capitol riot

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Brandon Straka is among the highest-profile participants in the Capitol siege. FBI / Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP
Brandon Straka admitted to encouraging the pro-Trump mob to storm the Capitol on January 6.
Straka's lawyer said DOJ questioned him about a possible "organized conspiracy" involving Trump.
Prosecutors highlighted Straka's following on social media at his sentencing.
A social media influencer who spoke at a pro-Trump rally the day before the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, was sentenced Monday to three months of home detention after pleading guilty to a disorderly...
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