A Russian woman charged earlier this year with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation appears to have reached a plea deal with prosecutors, according to reports and court records released Monday. >> Read more trending news Maria Butina, a 30-year-old Russian citizen living in Washington D.C., was charged in July with “undertaking activities without officially disclosing the fact that she was acting as an agent of the Russian government,” according to authorities. Butina was charged on July 16 with failing to register as a foreign agent, as required by law, and pleaded not guilty. >> Who is Maria Butina, the woman charged with acting as a Russian agent in the US? In a joint motion filed Monday by Butina's attorneys and prosecutors, officials asked for a hearing to change her plea as soon as Tuesday. 'The parties have resolved this matter, and the Defendant Mariia Butina remains in custody,' the motion said. Butina’s attorney and prosecutors said last month that they were in talks to settle the case, Reuters reported. Justice Department officials allege that, starting as early as 2015, Butina schmoozed with influential people and organizations in the U.S. in order to advance the interests of Russia. >> Russian government accuses FBI of 'political put-up job' after suspected foreign agent indicted Authorities said she was directed by a “high-level” former Russian lawmaker who was among 24 Russian oligarchs and senior Russian government officials sanctioned by the Treasury Department for profiting from the country’s alleged illegal and subversive activities in the U.S. and abroad. Butina’s charges were brought by federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. The case is not related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, according to The Associated Press.