Indictment against Paul Manafort, Rick Gates unsealed

The indictment against former Trump campaign official Rick Gates and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been unsealed. Manafort and Gates were indicted by a federal grand jury on Oct. 27, 2017, in the District of Columbia.

The indictment contains 12 counts: conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading FARA statements, false statements, and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts.

The case was unsealed on Oct. 30, 2017, after the defendants were permitted to surrender themselves to the custody of the FBI.


The Manafort indictment includes his time with the Trump campaign.

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