Exclusive: Inside the extramarital affair and cash-fueled double life of Charles McGonigal, the FBI spy hunter charged with taking Russian money

January 29, 2023

After all, her boyfriend, Charles F. McGonigal, held one of the most senior and sensitive positions in the FBI. Federal prosecutors charged McGonigal with money laundering and making false statements in his mandatory employee disclosures to the FBI. "He said he needed to make more money," said Guerriero, who was still in the relationship with McGonigal when he left the FBI. During her relationship with McGonigal, Guerriero says, they never talked about politics. Guerriero's father said his view of the FBI had already been tarnished by the way that McGonigal treated his daughter.