A federal judge finds that the Donald Trumps former kampagnechef in three cases, have deliberately lied to investigators and a federal storjury in Russia-study.
Amy Berman Jackson, district judge in Washington DC, believes, moreover, that there is evidence that Manafort has broken the tilståelsesaftale, he previously reached with federal investigators in the case.
Paul Manafort is currently facing two different lawsuits with the threads of the special investigator Robert müller's Russia survey. He can risk up to two years in prison for having lied to investigators.
convicted in the next month.
According to the district court in Washington DC, among other things, 69-year-old Manaforts contact with a Russian business partner, which he must have lied about.
There is talk about the 48-year-old Konstantin Kilimnik, who are allegedly linked to the military intelligence, previously known as the ABOMINATION. It is thought to be behind the Russian attempts to influence the u.s. elections.
It has previously emerged that the two among other things, discussed Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
last week, it emerged that Manaforts meeting during the election campaign in 2016 with Kilimnik is 'the core' in Robert müller's Russia survey.
Mueller examines the extent to which Russia actively interfered in the american presidential election - and whether Trumps campaign cooperation with them.
Of the court documents, it appears that Constantine Kilimnik was in Washington D. C. to participate in the Trumps inauguration in January 2017.
Manafort, according to Berman Jackson also have lied about his involvement in the sharing of meningsmålingsdata with Kilimnik during the presidential campaign.
Manaforts defenders have argued that he should not have misled investigators intentionally. There is more talk about 'no way back', it sounds.
Paul Manafort sitting in currently in prison in the state of Virginia and is awaiting judgment.