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USA: Manafort found guilty on 8 counts00:55

USA: Manafort found guilty on 8 counts

United States, Alexandria
August 21, 2018 at 21:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight criminal counts, in Alexandria, Virginia, on Tuesday, with jury not being able to reach a unanimous verdict on the other ten counts.

Manafort's Defence Lawyer Kevin Downing said that Manafort was "disappointed of not getting acquittals all the way through or a complete hung jury on all counts," when speaking to the press after the trial. He added that his client was "evaluating all of his options."

Manafort was charged with 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and failing to report foreign bank accounts.

USA: Manafort found guilty on 8 counts00:55
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Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight criminal counts, in Alexandria, Virginia, on Tuesday, with jury not being able to reach a unanimous verdict on the other ten counts.

Manafort's Defence Lawyer Kevin Downing said that Manafort was "disappointed of not getting acquittals all the way through or a complete hung jury on all counts," when speaking to the press after the trial. He added that his client was "evaluating all of his options."

Manafort was charged with 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and failing to report foreign bank accounts.