A Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday postponed the trial of Lev Parnas and another associate of Rudy Giuliani after prosecutors and defense attorneys raised concerns about their ability to ready the criminal campaign-finance case amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York said that the planned trial, originally scheduled to begin Oct. 5, would be adjourned until Feb. 1, with pretrial motions now expected for the fall.

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