Manafort and Gates face decades in prison, millions in fines

Pictured: Paul Manafort

ㅤ”Prosecutors allege that Manafort and Gates worked as unregistered agents of the government of Ukraine and the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party led by Victor Yanukovych. While serving as President of the former Soviet republic from 2010 to 2014, Yanukovych was closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
ㅤThe indictment says that up to $75 million flowed through overseas accounts controlled by the two Americans. Manafort is alleged to have laundered more than $18 million he used to buy property and goods in the United States. Gates is alleged to have transferred more than $3 million to accounts he controlled.”

ㅤô¿ô …This article includes a summary of each charge in the indictment.

Story at The Associated Press, image from nydailynews(.com) — paul manafort, rick gates, robert mueller — Go here to reblog this post (browser only).

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