Gates Admits to Stealing from Paul Manafort During Testimony

Albert V Bryan Courthouse, Alexandria, VA. Credit: dctim1

(From The Daily Caller)

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s former business partner Rick Gates admitted in court Monday to stealing “several hundred thousand” dollars from Manafort while committing financial fraud on his behalf.

Gates, who also served as a Trump campaign aid, acknowledged a number of crimes during his testimony in Alexandria, including failing to disclose 15 foreign accounts to the federal government “at Mr. Manafort’s direction.”

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