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U.S. Justice Dept keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety

18 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a local facility in New York.

Trump ex-aide Manafort moved to Manhattan, arraignment seen near: source

18 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was transferred to a detention facility in Manhattan on Monday ahead of an expected arraignment on state charges in New York, a person familiar with the matter said.

Trump ex-aide Manafort moved to Manhattan, arraignment seen near -source

18 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 17 Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was transferred to a detention facility in Manhattan on Monday ahead of an expected arraignment on state charges in New York, a person familiar with the matter said.

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges

14 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections.

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing

06 Jun 2019

Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday.

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail - lawyer

05 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme designed to get Trump post

24 May 2019

The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of approving $16 million in high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump administration post such as secretary of the U.S. Army. | Video

UPDATE 4-Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme designed to get Trump post

24 May 2019

* He was chairman, CEO of Chicago-based Federal Savings Bank (Adds Calk's court appearance, plea of not guilty)

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe - U.S. court filing

17 May 2019

Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation, court documents released on Thursday showed.

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election

11 May 2019

The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as "Jho Low," for conspiring to steer illegal foreign campaign funds into the 2012 presidential election.

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