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Paul Manafort ‘repeatedly and brazenly violated the law,’ according to sentencing memo

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By Tom Winter and Phil McCausland

For over a decade, Paul Manafort “repeatedly and brazenly violated the law,” according to a sentencing memo released Saturday by the special counsel’s office. The document added that his behavior “remarkably went unabated even after indictment.”

The memo, filed in the Washington D.C. district court, states that Manafort, 69, continued to knowingly break laws well into the fall of 2018, “whether the laws proscribed garden-variety crimes such as tax fraud, money laundering, obstruction of justice, and bank fraud, or more esoteric laws that he nevertheless was intimately familiar with, such as the Foreign Agents Registration Act.”

Foreign Agents Registration Act requires people acting on behalf of a foreign country in a political capacity to disclose those activities as well as the related finances.

“His criminal actions were bold, some of which were committed while under a spotlight due to his work as the campaign chairman and, later, while he was on bail from this Court,” the memo says.

President Donald Trump hired Manafort as his campaign chairman during the 2016 election. Manafort served in that position from June to August 2016.



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Group spearheaded by Corbyn ally attacks MPs who quit Labour Party – ‘Serial conspirators’

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Anna Soubry and Chuka Umuna's Independent Group admit they want to 'RUN THE COUNTRY'

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BRITAIN’s new Independent Group of MPs has vowed to “run the country”, planning to completely transform UK’s political system.

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