Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too
NEW YORK (AP) — Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years.
The most serious exposure may be for a Rhode Island-based bank that employed a "conspirator" in Manafort's scheme to obtain a loan he couldn't afford, according to the 32-count new indictment unsealed this week.
Dubbed "Lender B" in court papers, Citizens Bank not only lent Manafort $3.4 million based off of... read more
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