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Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe deported

Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe deported
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A Dutch lawyer has been deported to the Netherlands after serving 30 days in prison over charges in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE’s Russia probe.

Alex van der Zwaan, 33, was turned over to Dutch authorities on Tuesday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials told CNN.

Van der Zwaan was the first person to serve time for charges brought by Mueller. He was sentenced earlier this year to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine after pleading guilty to one count of lying to the FBI about his contacts with a former Trump campaign aide.

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Van der Zwaan was released after serving 30 days in a low-security federal prison near Allenwood, Pa.

Van der Zwaan’s attorneys previously said he hoped to leave the country voluntarily after his sentence, according to CNN.