The Conspiracy And FBAR Charges Against Manafort, Gates

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 2:02 PM EST) -- The indictment of Paul J. Manafort Jr. and Richard W. Gates, III by special counsel Robert Mueller, unsealed on Oct. 30, 2017, contains nine counts against Manafort and eight counts against Gates.

Count 1 charges both defendants under the general 18 U.S.C. §371 conspiracy charge. Count 1 utilizes both prongs of §371: (1) a “Klein conspiracy” to defraud the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Treasury Department, and (2) a conspiracy to commit the offenses charged in counts 3 through 6 and 10 through 12 (discussed...
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