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Manafort sentenced to 7.5 years imprisonment under two sentences

The court sentenced Manafort to 73 months imprisonment for the conspiracy against the USA and in obstruction of justice today
21:47, 13 March 2019

Voice of America

 Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, is sentenced to 7,5 years imprisonment, as a result of court hearings on his case, as CNN reports.

In particular, the court sentenced Manafort to 73 months imprisonment for the conspiracy against the USA and in obstruction of justice and bribery attempt of the witnesses.

Manafort has got approximately 47 months imprisonment from U.S. federal judge of Virginia State for fraudulence and tax evasion in the bank field last week.

The former Trump’s campaign chairman will spend 7.5 (90 months) years in prison.

Related: Manafort deliberately lied to prosecutors, - court

Manafort had made broad admissions and apologized for his crimes on today’s hearing.  

As we reported earlier, U.S. federal judge of Virginia State found Paul Manafort guilty in fraudulence and sentenced him to 47 months imprisonment.

Related: Manafort continued Ukraine work in 2018, prosecutors say

As it was reported, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty on eight counts of financial crimes. After a 16-day trial, Manafort was found guilty of five tax fraud charges, one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts, and two counts of bank fraud. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on the remaining 10 counts, and the judge declared a mistrial on those charges. 

Paul Manafort is charged with laundering money and evading taxes over ten years of cooperation with former Ukrainian leaders. Previously, an investigation team released over 300 documents, which reveal the details of Manafort's cooperation with the currently disbanded Party of Regions - the-then pro-presidential and ruling political force in Ukraine.

 

Related: Manafort accused of sharing polling data with Russia’s intelligence

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