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Mueller recommends up to 24 years in prison for Manafort

The us president is Donald Trumps former kampagnechef Paul Manafort should be between 19 and 24 years in prison.

this is the sound of a recommendation from the special prosecutor, Robert müller's office.

It shows the court documents, according to news agency Reuters.

Manafort was in 2018 by a federal court in Virginia found guilty of five charges of tax evasion and three other charges.

müller's office has on Friday sent a recommendation to the court that the 69-year-old Manafort on the background should be between 19,6 and 24,4 years behind bars.

Also, he should be punished with a fine of between 50,000 dollars and 24 million dollars.

the Court in Virginia will also be asked to set a date for sentencing. It writes the us media Bloomberg.

the News comes just days after a federal judge in Washington stated that Manafort has lied in a different case, namely the so-called Russia-study.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson found that Manafort has knowingly lied in the three cases to investigators and a federal storjury in Russia-study.

She also felt that there is evidence that Manafort has broken the tilståelsesaftale, which he has before covenanted with investigators in the case.

the Agreement provided for Manafort could look forward to a reduced penalty for the earlier crimes. But on the condition that he cooperated with the authorities in connection with Russia-survey.

Therefore, his breach of the agreement have an impact on the punishment Manafort will be awarded in the case of tax evasion. It informs the judge in Virginia, according to Reuters.

Manafort is one of the first persons in the circle of Trump, who is facing criminal charges as a result of müller's study.

Robert Mueller is investigating whether Russia has influenced the us election in 2016.

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