A GOP strategist was arrested on 10 felony counts of underage sex trafficking, conspiracy, and obstruction of justice

Anton Lazzaro, Donald Trump Anton LazzaroA GOP strategist was accused of 10 counts of sex traficking, conspiracy and obstruction of justice.Anton Lazzaro is a strategist who has been a guest on Fox News, Fox radio and RT among other stations.He was accused by the DOJ of soliciting sex from six minors between May 2020 and December 2020.Check out more stories from Insider's business page.On Thursday, a Republican strategist was charged with conspiracy, sex trafficking and obstruction of justice.The Daily Beast reported the news first, and FBI confirmed Lazzaro’s arrest in Minneapolis on Thursday morning. In the afternoon, a ten-count indictment was filed against him in federal court.According to the indictment Lazzaro was charged with one count each of conspiracy to commit sexual trafficking of minors and five counts of sex trading of minors. He also faces one count of attempted to sex trade of a minor and three counts obstruction of justice.Lazzaro and his representative did not respond immediately to a request for comment.According to the Justice Department, Lazzaro conspired with others to recruit six minor victims for commercial sex acts. This was between May 2020 and December 2020. Before Magistrate Judge Becky Thorson, he made his first appearance.The DOJ stated that he will remain in custody until a formal hearing on August 16th.LinkedIn lists Lazzaro as the CEO of Gold River Group (a Minneapolis-based consulting firm). Big Tent Republicans is also his creation. This political action committee is dedicated to "dedicating to broadening and appealing the Republican Party's base and appeal to a new, diverse generation of Americans."His website states that Lazzaro appeared on Fox News, Fox radio and Fox radio. He also appears on the far-right network Newsmax and the Russian state-sponsored outlet RT.This is a developing story. Keep checking back for more updates.Business Insider has the original article.