HOW A FEDERAL INQUIRY SAYS PAUL MANAFORT LAUNDERED $18 MILLION, AND HOW HE SPENT IT

by on 3 November 2017

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, was indicted on Monday with his longtime associate, Rick Gates, on charges of money laundering and making false statements to officials related to lobbying work in Ukraine.

The two men, who pleaded not guilty, are charged with setting up offshore bank accounts and making wire transfers from them to directly pay for goods, services and real estate in the United States. They are said to have done this without disclosing their foreign bank accounts or paying taxes on the income. The indictment lists more than 30 domestic and foreign entities that were involved in the plan.

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