Paul Manafort Charged With 16 Crimes In New York Moments After 2nd Federal Sentencing

Paul Manafort was indicted on 16 state charges tied to residential mortgage fraud and conspiracy in New York just minutes after he was sentenced in federal court by Judge Amy Berman Jackson to an additional 73 months, reports NBC News.

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is accused of falsifying business records to illegally obtain millions of dollars as part of a yearlong mortgage fraud scheme.

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office charged the 69-year-old Manafort with residential mortgage fraud in the first degree, attempted residential mortgage fraud in the first degree, conspiracy in the fourth degree, falsifying business records in the first degree, and scheme to defraud in the first degree.

(Source: NBC News)

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