The jury has heard how Manafort made tens of millions of dollars for political work with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. When a banker asked about $1.5 million debt that Manafort's company owed to a Cyrus entity called Peranova Holdings Limited, Gates produced a backdated document showing it was forgiven. The alleged crimes occurred before Manafort's time on the Trump campaign, and while the special counsel's mandate is to investigate possible foreign interference in the 2016 elections, Mueller was given latitude to pursue other potential crimes that arose during the course of his investigation.
"Rick Gates had his hand in the cookie jar, and he couldn't take the risk that his boss might find out", Zehnle said.
Gates pleaded guilty in February to a bank fraud conspiracy charge in exchange for testifying against his former boss.
Denmark issues first fine for wearing niqab
A 28-year-old female was fined after getting into a fight with another woman, who had tried to tear of her veil. Civil liberties campaigners and Muslim women's advocacy groups have argued that the ban is discriminatory .
Laporta detailed multiple examples in which Manafort and Gates sought to doctor financial records, first in order to lower Manafort's taxable income and then later to inflate his income so that he could get bank loans. Laporta, looking at a summary of loans to Manafort and his businesses, said she could not see any indication that the loan from Deripaska had been paid off.
Manafort is on trial this week in a federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia, facing charges of evading taxes on more than $60 million of income earned working for Ukrainian politicians.
But Laporta's testimony raised the stakes for Manafort, legal experts said.
Apple hits $1,000,000,000,000
Virtual assistant Siri is built into Apple devices, and the company boasts the most popular smart watch on the market. Apple said it expects revenue of $60 billion to $62 billion for the fiscal fourth quarter that ends in September 30.
But Mr Manafort is not charged with helping the Kremlin.
Preliminary investigations have indicated to us that there are various financial backers of this attempt on my life. A live broadcast of the parade showed President Maduro looking confused after a bang went off.
This comes as the complex fire grows to a combined 157,250 acres, with at least 41homes destroyed, and 9,200 still threatened. Jerry Brown is calling on President Donald Trump to help the state deal with another deadly and destructive wildfire season.
Denson, authorities say, first stole a vehicle from a local auto shop and then drove to the water with her daughter. About halfway across the river, witnesses said she tossed the child into the water and then started wading out.
It called its plan a "50-state fuel economy and tailpipe carbon dioxide emissions standard for passenger cars and light trucks". The administration's assertion that lighter, more fuel efficient cars are more risky has been disputed by transport experts.
You don't want to relax after having a season like that, you should be aiming to improve, and I bet he's thinking the same thing. Both players hinted at potential exits during the World Cup and Real Madrid are believed to be keen on them.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hopes to find a solution to his defensive headache after being left with two fit centre-backs. I am very happy here", Fekir told Lyon's in-house TV station after returning to training following a post-World Cup break.
Manchester United have agreed personal terms with FC Barcelona defender Yerry Mina , according to reports in the Spanish media. Barcelona , on the other hand, are prepared to let go of the Colombian global just six months after signing him from Palmeiras.
Facebook also put Jones into a penalty box, preventing him from posting any updates to the service for 30 days. In a statement , a YouTube spokesperson said the decision follows prior warnings to Jones about his content.
She has spent a grand total of 322 days in space including a stint commanding the space station and performing seven spacewalks. The chosen astronauts will be the first to conduct flight tests and missions on the Boeing Starliner and Space X crew dragon .
I'm getting no justice, this is not a fair trial". "But more than not, he continued to speak over me and others in the courtroom". Fox News said the judge, from Cuyahoga County, Ohio, had been determined to maintain decorum in his court.
The Full Details Of The Browns’ Corey Coleman Trade Are Out
The Browns on Sunday sent wide receiver Corey Coleman to Buffalo in a trade that nets them an undisclosed future draft pick. This trade is the second one the Bills have made over the past year that involved a first-round wide receiver.
NASA reveals crews for first flights of commercial spaceships
She has spent a grand total of 322 days in space including a stint commanding the space station and performing seven spacewalks. SpaceX's Crew Dragon will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Suspected West Nile fever case in Kerala’s Kozhikode
Officials with the Maryland Department of Health said in a statement that the infected person lives in the Baltimore region. Residents can also eliminate habitat by getting rid of standing and stagnant water where mosquitoes lay eggs.
Samsung accidentally leaked the Galaxy Note 9 again
From all the renders and leaks we've seen, we can speculate with some confidence as to what the Galaxy Note 9 will look like. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been leaked ahead of its August 9 launch , and this time again it is from the company itself.