Paul Manafort, senior advisor to Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, exits following a meeting of Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - S1AETIZAFGAA

The FBI says Paul Manafort’s sketchy financial disclosures mean he can’t be trusted not to flee

$136 million

Over the past five years, Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort provided financial institutions with wealth estimates that ranged from $19 million to $136 million.

Published   |  Photo by Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Paul Manafort, senior advisor to Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, exits following a meeting of Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - S1AETIZAFGAA
$136 million

Special counsel Robert Mueller said Manafort’s “history of deceptive and misleading conduct,” and “extensive international connections and financial resources” add up to a “serious risk of flight.”

Paul Manafort, senior advisor to Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, exits following a meeting of Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - S1AETIZAFGAA
$136 million

Manafort has three US passports and submitted 10 passport applications over the past decade. He is currently under house arrest.

Paul Manafort, senior advisor to Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, exits following a meeting of Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - S1AETIZAFGAA
$136 million

He faces up to 15 years in prison for money laundering and other charges. His business associate, Rick Gates, faces up to 12 years. Both men have pleaded not guilty.

Published

Check out more stories below—and please take a quick three-minute survey to help us improve.

Share this story

home our picks popular latest obsessions search