Spin doctor by Paul Manafort have asked the Federal court in Washington to release him from house arrest so he could attend the funeral of the father-in-law, according to Reuters.
Manafort said that his wife’s father died on Saturday and he would like to go from his home in Virginia to long island, new York. Court’s response the consultant has not yet received.
By Paul Manafort married to Kathleen Manafort. Her father’s name is Joseph bond.
October 30, 2017 of Manafort and his former assistant Rick gates was accused of conspiracy against the United States. Initially they were charged on 12 counts, but on February 23, 2018 the list has expanded to 32 points. According to investigators, spin doctors have received «tens of millions of dollars» while working in Ukraine. From 2006 to 2015, they are held through offshore companies more than $75 million Manafort allegedly misappropriated more than $30 million and kept it from US authorities. Gates, according to investigators, laundered more than $3 million
Both were under house arrest, but in December 2017, the court allowed Manafort to move to Florida and ordered him to wear an electronic bracelet, and gates measure was repealed in January 2018.
February 23, gates pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States and making false statements.
In 2000-ies Manafort advised the Ukrainian Party of regions, Prime Minister, and later President Yanukovych, collaborated with the holding company of billionaire Rinat Akhmetov’s SCM. According to Bloomberg, he reported to the U.S. Department of justice, which he received from the Party of regions $17.1 million in the Name of Manafort appears in the «black accounting» of the Party of regions.
According to the Associated Press, from 2006 to 2009, Manafort was secretly working for billionaire Oleg Deripaska is in the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The political strategist allegedly developed a strategy that involves discrediting the anti-Russian opposition in post-Soviet countries.
From March to August 2016 Manafort engaged in the election campaign of the current President of the United States Donald trump.
Manafort asked the court to release him from house arrest to attend the funeral 25.02.2018