Jury begins 3rd day of deliberations in Manafort fraud trial


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jury deliberations have resumed in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Monday marks the third day that jurors ponder the 18-count indictment.
Federal prosecutors in the trial in Alexandria, Virginia, allege that Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income. They also say he lied on loan applications to obtain millions more to maintain a lavish lifestyle.
Manafort's attorneys didn't call witnesses in his defense, claiming the prosecution had failed to meet its burden of proof. His attorneys attacked the credibility... read more

 
20 August 2018 in Politics, Views: 26
Source: Chron
 


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