Manafort Accused of Witness Tampering - Cortney O'Brien

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U.S. prosecutors have accused Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort of attempting to get witnesses to lie for him in court.

An F.B.I. agent, Brock W. Domin, wrote in court documents that at least one witness reported Mr. Manafort's contact and said that he appeared to be trying to coach their story about Mr. Manafort's lobbying practices.

Berman Jackson said information was being withheld because in those instances because "the names of confidential sources who had provided information to the government" were involved and because they contained "information relating to ongoing investigations that does not bear upon the allegations in either of the two cases now pending against Manafort". But prosecutors say they worked with Manafort in organizing a group of former European officials who lobbied within the USA without registering. They asked a federal judge to revise the terms of his release or revoke it entirely, which would send him to jail until trial.

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Manafort's allegedly illegal contacts with the two people happened in the days after prosecutors unveiled a new set of criminal charges against him in DC related to his lobbying work. Mr. Manafort has pleaded not guilty. He is facing charges of tax fraud and money laundering.

The confidante continued to try to spread Manafort's message, by sending an encrypted text that outlined Manafort's "quick summary" that "our friends never lobbied in the United States".

"Things went from bad to much worse for Paul Manafort - here's why", said Glenn Kirschner, a homicide prosecutor until last month for the District of Columbia U.S. Attorney's office.

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Domin's noted that Manafort attempted to contact the two people between February and April via phone, text, and encrypted message. He has pleaded not guilty. The individual immediately ended the call "because he was concerned about the outreach", according to the affidavit. I think, however, they were doing a number on Trump himself.

And he seemed close to making it until Mueller's office accused him on Monday of attempting to influence witness testimony as part of the Russian Federation investigation. That month, Person A wrote to one of the witnesses, "My friend P is looking for ways to connect to you to pass you several messages".

"Basically P wants to give him a quick summary that he says to everybody (which is true) that our friends never lobbied in the United States, and the goal of the program was [European Union]", Person A said.

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The FBI agent accuses the second Manafort associate of repeatedly contacting the second public relations principle, also using an "encrypted applications".

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