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George Tanios

During his plea hearing, Tanios stated he purchased bear spray he brought to the Capitol and gave to defendant Julian Khater. Khater was accused of spraying Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick.

Sicknick later died after the events of Jan. 6. The executrix of his estate is suing him civilly.

Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • First Name(s): George
  • Last Name(s): Tanios
  • Case Number: Case 2- (civil)- 23-cv-00038
  • Arrest Location: NA, NA
  • Judge: Amit Mehta
  • Entry Last Updated: 06/28/2023
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Tanios is being sued by the estate of the late Officer Brian Sicknick for $10,000,000 for claims pertaining to: Wrongful Death (1) Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights (Interference with Official Duties) (2) Common-Law Assault (3) Negligence Per Se (4)

Case Status

On 1/27/23, Tanios waived the service of a summons and an answer to the summons was due on 3/24/23. He asked for an extension of time to file his answer. Tanios filed a motion to dismiss on 5/10/23.

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