2.) New Fraud Charges Announced

  • 2019-03-13
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
2.) New Fraud Charges Announced
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Minutes after Mueller's case against Manafort came to a close, new legal woes materialized for the longtime Republican operative. 

The same day as his second sentencing, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced a grand jury indicted Manafort on 16 counts of residential mortgage fraud, accusing of presenting false information to steal millions.

Worse for Manafort, a presidential pardon only applies to federal charges – not those brought by states like New York.

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