On Friday, unsealed court documents by a federal grand jury indictment shown four Proud Boys leaders are charged with six counts involving conspiracy in regard to the January 6 Capitol strikes .
Count one of the indictment asserts a conspiracy in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371, below which may be billed if,”two or more persons conspire either to commit any crime against the United States”.
The indictment alleges that the four leaders completed their conspiracy part by inviting other people to attend the demonstration, raising capital through social networking, and”getting paramilitary supplies and gear ”
Count four fees breach of 18 U.S.C. § 1361, also §1362 for the destruction of government property and aiding and abetting. Count five charges that the guys with violating 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(1) if they”unlawfully and intentionally enter[ed] and stay [ed] at a limited grounds and building.” The last count alleges a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(2) which asserts the defendants knowingly and intentionally participated”in disorderly and tumultuous behavior in and within such proximity , a limited grounds and building.”
The Department of Justice declared last week it expects to bill at least 100 other suspects at the Capitol strikes. About 300 suspects are charged , including different members of those Proud Boys.