The process of Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager of the American president Donald Trump, has his former right hand, Rick Gates incriminating statements. He confessed that he together with Manafort crimes has been committed, write the American media.
The 69-year-old Manafort is accused of dozens of charges in connection with his former business in Ukraine, including criminal conspiracy, tax evasion and money laundering. The indictments are the result of the investigation of special prosecutor Robert Mueller, that the research leads to Russian interference during the presidential election of 2016, but do not, however, related to the Trump campaign.
On Manaforts process Monday was his former confidant Rick Gates heard as a witness, that the crimes known. He told that he and Manafort fifteen bank accounts abroad had, that they deliberately had not indicated to the federal government. Gates served the conscious forms “at the request of Manafort’ not in,” he says.
Hundreds of thousands of dollars
In addition, well-known Gates that he ” multiple hundreds of thousands of dollars has been embezzled from Manafort by false expense reports, which were paid for with money from the specified bank accounts.
The testimony by Gates, who by the way also for a time worked for the Trump campaign, after the 46-year-old in February an agreement had been reached with Mueller to discuss a possible sentence remissions.