Former President Donald Trump was arrested in Fulton County Jail on Thursday night for conspiring to undermine the results of Georgia’s 2020 presidential elections.
Trump was fingerprinted, and his mugshot released shortly afterwards. He and a few of his closest allies have been charged with violating Georgia’s RICO law (Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organisation). Trump was also charged with several conspiracy charges and felony racketeering.
Former President Trump booked in Fulton County
The indictments focus on fake electors who worked on behalf of the Trump team — those who falsely claimed to be Georgia’s official electors and signed certificates incorrectly asserting that Trump had won the state’s electorates. The minimum sentence is one year of prison for conspiracy, while racketeering charges carry a sentence between five and twenty years.
The former president’s bond was $200,000. Trump’s bond was set at $200,000. Charles Shaw, CEO of Foster Bail Bonds LLC in Lawrenceville, Ga., told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Trump’s bond would be posted by the company, raising…