Tag: Paul Manafort
'I am not working for the campaign. I work for him. And how come I'm the one that's going to prison? I'm not the one that is sleeping with the porn star.'
Gregory Craig faces federal charges in relation to legal work he did for the Ukrainian government in 2012 after leaving the White House.
The news comes on top of reports alleging that Swedbank was used to handle more than US$10 billion in potentially suspicious transactions.
The veteran Republican operative apologised for his actions and asked for leniency during a sentencing hearing.
Manafort will be sentenced for conspiracy against the US, including other charges, from money laundering to unregistered lobbying.
Paul Manafort's lawyer says that there was 'absolutely no evidence' that Manafort was involved in collusion with the Russian government in the 2016 elections.
Manafort faces sentencing in a separate case next Wednesday in Washington on two conspiracy charges.
Manafort is one of six former Trump associates and senior aides charged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Prosecutors said Manafort deserves between 19.6 and 24.4 years in prison and a fine of between US$50,000 and US$24 million.
A closed hearing hashes out whether Manafort violated his plea deal.
Anastasia Vashukevich, 27, two other Belarussians and five Russians are being sent back to their home countries two days after they pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and soliciting.
It comes three weeks after Manafort was convicted in a separate trial on eight counts related to financial fraud.
The cases of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen won't end Trump's crusade to tar Mueller's probe as a "witch hunt".
It was the first time that prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office disclosed the invoices, which contained spelling and address errors, missing information and in one case, contained information about services that were never rendered.
Manafort was said to have avoided taxes on a large portion of the $60 million he earned, hid the income in a web of 30 overseas bank accounts, and lied to US banks to borrow millions of dollars against his real estate holdings.
Ellis said the trial delay would give Manafort's attorneys more time to review material recently submitted by prosecutors, but he warned it would not be a lengthy process.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Canaport on charges including bank and tax fraud but the motions filed on Friday are Man fort's the latest attempt to stall the legal process.
FBI special agent Jeff Pfeiffer made the disclosure at a hearing to consider whether evidence from the locker and a separate search of Manafort's home
He pleaded not guilty on the charges imposed on him and had been on home confinement in Virginia.
Rick Gates faces a maximum sentence of nearly six years in plea deal after having potentially faced decades in prison.
In all, Manafort and Gates were hit with 12 charges of conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, failing to register as a foreign agent, making false statements and failure to report offshore bank accounts.