Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is reportedly under scrutiny after federal law enforcement officials identified more than $40 million in “suspicious transactions” to and from companies he controlled.
According to news outlets, the $40 million in suspicious transactions were unearthed in 2014 and 2015 during an FBI effort regarding international kleptocracy.
The new criminal accusations came in response to a request from Manafort to reconsider the conditions of his bail. Mueller rejected Manafort’s proposed bail package in part over the new criminal conduct claims.
Read more at The Hill.