Firms Tied to Paul Manafort Being Investigated For the Flow of Foreign Money: Report
More trouble for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in relation to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.
??This time, according to the New York Times, dealing with the flow of foreign money to three separate firms. ??Federal prosecutors in New York are looking into the three companies...Mercury Public Affairs, the Podesta Group and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
??The Times reports those three were recruited by Manafort to improve the image of the ??then-Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.
??The paper says the questions from the southern district of New York have focused on whether or not the firms knew about who was funding their work in 2012 and 2013.
??Manafort has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his work with the former Ukrainian president.
??In addition to that, he was convicted over the summer in 2018 on bank and tax fraud.