Home of Paul Manafort Raided by FBI

Jack Phillips
By Jack Phillips
August 9, 2017US News
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Home of Paul Manafort Raided by FBI
Paul Manafort during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Aug. 17, 2016. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

The home of Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, was raided by the FBI for tax documents and foreign banking records, according to The New York Times and The Washington Post.

A spokesman for Manafort confirmed the FBI carried out the raid.

“Mr. Manafort has consistently cooperated with law enforcement and other serious inquiries and did so on this occasion as well,” said Jason Maloni, a spokesman.

The search was carried out the day after Manafort met with staff for the Senate Intelligence Committee on July 25.

The search was conducted in the predawn hours and without advanced notice.

It’s unclear what the documents entail.

From The Epoch Times

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