Politico ------- Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller are urging a federal judge to turn down former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's argument that a money laundering charge he faces is flawed because the activity that generated the funds — lobbying for a foreign government— is not illegal. Manafort is accused of laundering more than $30 million that flowed through offshore bank accounts in connection with his work related to Ukraine, but Manafort's defense lawyers argued in a motion filed last month that his failure to register as a foreign agent in connection with that lobbying isn't sufficient to render the proceeds the kind of illegally obtained funds that can sustain a money laundering conviction. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.
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