Robert Mueller is reportedly bringing an IRS financial crimes unit into the Russia investigation

Robert Mueller, the FBI’s special counsel in charge of the investigation of the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, is now teaming up with a specialized financial crimes unit within the IRS, The Daily Beast reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the development.

The IRS’ Criminal Investigations unit is joining Mueller as the Russia probe focuses more closely on potential financial crimes possibly involving people within the Trump campaign. It was not immediately clear how many of the unit’s 2,500 agents would take part in Mueller’s investigation.

Source: Robert Mueller is reportedly bringing an IRS financial crimes unit into the Russia investigation

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