As the details are still being worked out, the US Department of Justice announced that it will indict at least 100 more yet unidentified individuals related to the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. They also describe the investigation as probably “one of the largest” investigations and prosecutions in US history.
The fact is, there is an unprecedented and ever-growing caseload in the U.S. attorney’s office in DC Prosecutors in the government conspiracy case against members of the Oath Keepers militia group outlined the extent of the investigation, as they requested that a judge delay scheduling a trial in the case. for at least 60 more days.
“The investigation and prosecution of the attack on the Capitol is very likely to be one of the largest in US history, both in terms of the number of defendants prosecuted and the nature and volume of the evidence.” states the record.
“More than 300 people have been charged in connection with the attack on the Capitol. The investigation continues and the government expects at least 100 more people to be charged.”
A Justice Department official said last week that about 316 people have been charged, but the department has only disclosed about 290 cases as of Friday, meaning several cases remain unsealed as agents try to track people down for arrest. .
It will be interesting to see what cases and charges are maintained in relation to those processed. So far, very little has been done when it comes to holding people accountable for actions that occurred at the capitol. We will keep you posted as more information is released.