Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in Virginia

Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in Virginia

Prosecutors claim Manafort concealed his lobbying activities connected to the pro-Russia government in Ukraine by laundering millions of dollars and hiding his bounty in offshore accounts in locales like Cyprus, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Seychelles.

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller brought them as part of a wide-ranging probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible obstruction of justice, and alleged financial crimes by Manafort and others.

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman will face trial in Virginia before he faces trial in the District of Columbia. With a file from the Associated Press.

An additional 18 counts were levied against Manafort in Virginia.

The protester, standing outside of a federal court building in Alexandria, Va., held a sign that read "blood money" and shouted "Traitor!" as Manafort left the courthouse, NBC News reports. Jurors will hear from 20 to 25 witnesses over a trial that will last eight to 10 days, prosecutors said.

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Manafort's former business partner, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty in the Washington federal court to conspiracy and lying to the FBI.

In one instance, Manafort allegedly dealt with an unpaid $300,000 American Express bill by telling a bank that Gates had borrowed his credit card and run up the charges, the indictment says. Downing said the charges against Manafort go beyond the authority of Mueller's mandate, and advised the judge he will move to dismiss the case on those grounds.

Manafort is innocent of the Virginia charges, his spokesman Jason Maloni said after the indictment was announced.

U.S. Senior Judge T.S. Ellis III picked the July date, though he did not foreclose the possibility of granting an extension to the defense if warranted. At the request of prosecutors, charges have been dropped against Gates in Virginia, though they could be resurrected should he fail to live up to a plea agreement, which requires him to offer information on any matters Mueller deems relevant.

Manafort is already on home confinement and under Global Positioning System monitoring in the District.

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