Paul Manafort and a long-time Russia-based colleague with ties to Russian intelligence were caught last week ghost-writing an op-ed about his work in Ukraine, federal prosecutors working for special Russia counsel Robert Mueller said in a Monday court filing.
Mueller’s office argued that by working on the article, which was never published, Manafort violated a gag order imposed on his case. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including fraud and money laundering.
Prosecutors said the unauthorized move was a breach of trust that leads them to oppose an $11 million bail agreement that it had …read more
Source: European Voice