A venture capitalist who donated $900,000 to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee is due to plead guilty Friday afternoon in Los Angeles to federal charges, including falsifying records to conceal his work as a foreign agent while lobbying high-level U.S. government officials.

Imaad Shah Zuberi, who ran a venture capital firm called Avenue Ventures, solicited money from foreign nationals, funneled some of that money to American political campaigns, falsified records in order to conceal his work as a foreign agent from the Department of Justice, and failed to report millions of dollars in income he earned from a foreign government, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Zuberi, 49, of Arcadia, has agreed to plead guilty in Los Angeles federal court to submitting false statements to the DOJ about his foreign lobbying efforts, tax evasion and violating campaign finance law — charges that could bring up to 15 years in prison at sentencing.

Federal prosecutors allege Zuberi collected millions of dollars for consulting fees, supposed investments and campaign contributions, but kept much of the money. Individuals and companies that work for foreign governments are required to register their activities with the DOJ.

As part of his efforts to influence public policy, Zuberi hired lobbyists, retained public relations professionals and made campaign contributions — which gave him access to high-level U.S. officials, some of whom took action in support of his clients. To trumpet evidence of his supposed access and influence, Zuberi distributed to his clients photographs of himself discussing policy with elected officials, the U.S. Attorney’s Office alleges.

While some U.S. officials were willing to take action on issues Zuberi put forward, most of his business efforts were unsuccessful and his clients suffered significant losses, according to prosecutors. Many of the lobbyists, public relations consultants and other subcontractors also suffered losses when Zuberi refused to pay them, the DOJ stated.

Prosecutors further allege that Zuberi accepted money from two foreign companies with promises that the funds would be used to contribute to political campaigns, but took the majority of the money — more than $1.1 million — for his own personal use.

“Mr. Zuberi’s multi-faceted scheme allowed him to line his pockets by concealing the fact that he was representing foreign clients, obtaining access for clients by making a long series of illegal contributions, and skimming money paid by his clients,” U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna alleged at the time Zuberi was charged. “Mr. Zuberi circumvented laws designed to insulate U.S. policy and our election process from foreign intervention. This investigation has halted his illegal conduct, will result in several felony convictions, and could send him to prison for a lengthy period of time.”

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