Richard Pilger was one of the top prosecutors in the Department of Justice in the USA, who resigned in November 2020 from his post as the director of the Election Crimes Branch at the Criminal Division at the DOJ.
His resignation comes after Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors to investigate the claims & “substantial allegations” of voter fraud all over the USA. Pilger still remains a prosecutor in the Justice unit.
|Age||around 54 to 55|
|Profession||Prosecutor at DOJ; Former Lawyer|
|Net Worth||$100,000 to $1 million|
|Education||University of Notre Dame; Indiana University|
NEW: Richard Pilger, the official who oversees election crimes has stepped down over Barr’s memo:
“Having familiarized myself with the new policy and its ramifications… I must regretfully resign from my role as Director of the Election Crimes Branch.”https://t.co/HS1rByXgSJ
— Katie Benner (@ktbenner) November 10, 2020
10 Facts About Richard Pilger
- Richard Pilger’s Wikipedia page is being updated but you can read his facts below.
- He was born in 1965 and his age as of November 2020 is around 54 to 55 years old.
- Pilger has not revealed the information on his married life and it is unclear if he has a wife or not. He has remained secretive about his family.
- Similarly, the DOJ prosecutor might have kids but has kept all the details under wraps.
- The prosecutor’s net worth is not available but according to various sources his fortune is in the range of $100,000 to $1 million.
- Most of his fortune comes from his over 25 years of experience in law, he was the director of the Election Crimes Branch in the DOJ but resigned after Attorney General Barr decided that the federal prosecutors would investigate the “voter fraud” in the 2020 elections.
- The claims of fraud were first made by POTUS Trump but there has been no evidence to support his claims.
- All major news outlets, including the Associated Press, has called the election a win for former VP Joe Biden.
- Richard released an official statement in which he said that he felt it was necessary to resign after reading the new policy of the Department of Justice regarding the voter fraud cases.
- Pilger is best known for his handling of corruption cases within the DOJ, he is still a prosecutor in the public corruption division.