Malloch issued a written statement stating that he was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday after arriving on an international flight to Boston, where federal investigators took his cell phone and him via Republican agent Roger Stone and WikiLeaks surveyed. Malloch, who has written an unpublished book and accused a so-called "deep state" within the US government of constructing the opposition research dossier on President Donald Trump and Russia to destroy Trump, said he had served with a summons before he was released to appear before Mueller's grand jury in Washington, which he expects next month.
"The questions became more detailed about my involvement in the Trump Campaign (which was informal and unpaid) with whom I communicated, who I knew and how well ̵
He said he was specifically asked if he had visited the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been entrenched for almost six years, he said he did not, he said.
Mallochs Statement sheds another light on the work of Muller's investigation of the potential collusion between Trump's campaign team and Russia, which has also investigated potential financial crimes and other issues.
The Special Representative's office declined to comment.