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Manaforth did not register income, as it was demanded by Ukrainian business partners: a lawyer | Espresso



 Manafort did not register income because it was demanded by Ukrainian business partners: a lawyer

During a court hearing, lawyer Paul Manaforth, Thomas Zehnle, said that the American political technologist received unregistered income, as it was a condition of his Ukrainian business partners.

This was reported by the AR

"They demanded that this be done precisely in this way", – stressed in the court of Zenl.

According to the investigation, in Manaufort, Ukraine collaborated with Viktor Yanukovych, oligarchs Rinat Akhmetov and Sergei Lvochkin, as well as other people close to the ex-president.

Paying for his services in Ukraine, former leader of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and lobbyist Viktor Yanukovych's interests in the United States, received through secret schemes.

On July 31, a trial began against Paul Manaforth, who was charged with money laundering, tax evasion for nearly 10 years of cooperation with former Ukrainian leadership, reports Ukrayinska Pravda.

The federal prosecutor in court stated that Manafort opened more than 30 bank accounts in three foreign countries to receive and conceal their income from Ukraine.

At the same time, lawyer Thomas Zehnle at the court said that the political technologist had no intention of misleading the American authorities regarding his income.

The investigation finds that for the work of political consultant in Ukraine Manaworth has earned more than $ 60 million.

Earlier, the investigation team presented over 300 documents that reveal details of Manaforth's cooperation with the "Party of Regions" and the "Opposition Bloc."

Also, FBI special prosecutor Robert Muller unveiled a list of 35 potential witnesses in the case.

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