The Federal court of the district of Columbia December 15, weakened the measure of restraint for political consultant Paul Manafort. This was reported by CNN.
Manafort, which had previously been under house arrest at his home in Alexandria (Virginia), was allowed to move into the residence palm beach gardens, Florida. There he will not be allowed to leave the shelter at night. Also ordered him to wear an electronic bracelet, said to «Voice of America».
The consultant will not be able to travel outside the Florida counties of palm beach and Broward without the approval of the officers, adds Politico. An exception is the participation in the trial, in Washington.
As collateral Manafort contributed $10 million He also lose four properties for approximately $11.6 million, if you break the conditions of his parole. His wife and daughter further insure a Deposit of $7 million
30 October Manafort and his business partner Richard gates was accused of conspiracy against the United States. They were charged on 12 counts and sent under house arrest.
According to the investigation, Manafort and gates generated tens of millions of dollars in revenue as a result of their work in Ukraine. First laundered more than $18 million and the second $3 million
Attorney Kevin Downing said on November 30 that Manafort made a deal that will allow him to escape from house arrest.
In 2000-ies Manafort advised the Ukrainian Party of regions, Prime Minister, and later President, Viktor Yanukovych, has collaborated with the holding company of 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.
From March to August 2016 Manafort engaged in election campaign of the President of the United States Donald trump.
The court allowed Manafort to move to Florida and ordered to wear an electronic bracelet 16.12.2017