Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, two former top campaign officials for President Donald Trump, have been indicted on 12 counts, according to documents made public on Monday, making them the first people to be charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into 2016 foreign election interference.
In a 31-page indictment, federal prosecutors alleged that Manafort and Gates engaged in unlawful activities ranging from money laundering to operating as unregistered foreign agents of the government of Ukraine to failing to disclose overseas bank accounts.
Here are several highlights from the indictment:
Manafort and Gates acted as “unregistered agents” from at least 2006 to 2015
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Source: European Voice