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Document: Manhattan District Attorney Indictment of Paul Manafort

On Wednesday, the New York County District Attorney announced a sixteen-count indictment alleging Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, committed offenses relating to residential mortgage fraud and and other financial crimes. The full indictment is provided here and below.


The Russia Connection

Document: Mueller Files Supplemental Memorandum in Manafort Case

On Wednesday, the special counsel's office filed a partially redacted supplemental memorandum in U.S. v. Manafort, in which the special counsel describes additional information from Rick Gates regarding the special counsel's determination that Manafort breached his plea agreement and intentionally lied to the government and grand jury on matters concerning his interactions with Konstantin Kilimnik. The memo is available below.

Federal Law Enforcement

Document: Judge Rules Manafort Lied While Under Cooperation Agreement

On Wednesday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that Paul Manafort made intentionally false statements to the special counsel’s office while subject to a cooperation agreement. Accordingly, Judge Jackson ruled that “the Office of Special Counsel is no longer bound by its obligations under the plea agreement, including its promise to support a reduction of the offense level in the calculation of the U.S.

Paul Manafort

Document: Skadden Settlement Agreement with Department of Justice

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers annouced that the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has entered into a settlement with the Department of Justice regarding its liability for violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), specifically concerning its work for the government of Ukraine, which was commissioned in part by Paul Manafort.

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