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Overstock’s ex-CEO loves crypto, calls Warren Buffett his ‘rabbi,’ clashed with Mark Cuban, and dated a Russian spy. Here are 5 wild...

Byrne accused financiers Steve Cohen and Michael Milken of attacking his company, calling them "Sith Lords" and "Al Qaeda."
Maria Butina appears in a police booking photograph released by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. August 18, 2018.

‘I destroyed my own life’: Russian agent Maria Butina sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy

Butina will likely spend closer to nine months in prison because of time she's already served.

Former Trump campaign aides are now lobbying for a gas company part-owned by Putin’s former chief of staff

Turnberry, which is helmed by Osborne and O'Dwyer, is named after Trump's golf course in Scotland.
Maria Butina.

Accused Russian spy Marina Butina wants 14 more days to square her account with US investigators

Marina Butina, the Kremlin operative who breached the NRA, needs two more weeks to finish telling her story to US investigators ahead of sentencing.

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign’s ties to the NRA during the 2016 election

Two figures — the Russian banker Alexander Torshin and his longtime assistant, Maria Butina — appear to be at the center of the investigation.

Russian lawyer for US citizen charged with espionage sits on beach as his client sits in infamous Moscow dungeon

The Moscow prison where Paul Whelan is being held was built in the 19th century, and people were tortured and killed there throughout the Soviet era.

Here’s a look at the infamous Russian prison where US citizen Paul Whelan is being held on espionage charges

Lefortovo is one of the oldest and most infamous detention facilities in the Russian capital.
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Paul Whelan, the US Marine veteran detained in Russia, has been charged with espionage, state media reports

Whelan was arrested in Moscow on Friday. Russia's Federal Security Service said he was on a "spy mission" but didn't provide details.
Vladimir Putin at the G20 Leaders' Summit 2018 in Argentina.

Russia arrested a US citizen on spying charges, but the government shutdown makes it hard to get answers on how the Trump administration will respond

A US citizen was arrested in Russia on Friday and charged with espionage, and it's not clear how the Trump administration plans to respond.
Maria Butina.

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleaded guilty to engaging in a conspiracy against the US

Butina has long been suspected of working with a high-ranking Russian government official to infiltrate the NRA and influence US policy toward Russia.