Tax evasion

Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 09, 2018 - 7:00 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After three days of dramatic and even salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors on Thursday returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman as they sought to show he obtained millions of dollars in bank loans under...
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Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 09, 2018 - 5:40 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Paul Manafort (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A California bank executive says he was not aware that Paul Manafort had allegedly lied on loan documents when he approved a $1 million for the former Trump campaign chairman. Gary Seferian, a senior vice...
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In this Feb. 19, 2018 photo, Dallas City council member Dwaine Caraway, of District 4, speaks during a news conference calling for the National Rifle Association to be disinvited from hosting the 2018 NRA Annual Meeting in Dallas while Caraway was outside Dallas City Hall in Dallas. Federal prosecutors said Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, in part through gambling money, trips to Las Vegas and other cities, and a phony consulting agreement. Court documents filed Thursday, Aug. 9, show Caraway pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion. (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 12:48 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, in part through gambling money, trips to Las Vegas and elsewhere, and a phony consulting agreement. Court documents filed Thursday show Caraway, the second highest-ranking...
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August 08, 2018 - 6:35 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who declared support for Islamic State online will spend two years in prison and be deported. A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced Houcine Ghoul to 24 months in prison for immigration fraud and false statements on his tax returns. After his sentence, the...
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The defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, front left, and Thomas Zehnle, right, arrive at federal court for the continuation of the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 08, 2018 - 3:18 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's trial (all times local): 3:10 p.m. An FBI forensic accountant is telling the jury in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial how she traced millions of dollars of payments for mortgages, home improvements and expensive cars, rugs and clothes back...
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August 08, 2018 - 2:15 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Three former North Carolina county managers have been indicted after federal prosecutors say they took business kickbacks for years in exchange for $15 million in government contracts. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the indictments name former Buncombe County Manager...
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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
August 07, 2018 - 8:33 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — In blistering questioning, a defense lawyer accused the protege of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of being immersed in "so many lies" he can't remember them all, as he tried to undermine the credibility of the government's star witness in Manafort's fraud trial...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington. Paul Manafort’s trial opened this week with a display of his opulent lifestyle and testimony about what prosecutors say were years of financial deception. But the most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial will arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Gates.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
August 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The star prosecution witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testifies that he concealed millions of dollars in foreign bank accounts on Manafort's behalf and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington. Paul Manafort’s trial opened this week with a display of his opulent lifestyle and testimony about what prosecutors say were years of financial deception. But the most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial will arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Gates.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
August 06, 2018 - 9:52 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the former Trump campaign chairman — and told jurors that he and Manafort committed crimes together. Rick Gates, described by...
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Kevin Downing, left, and Thomas Zehnle, attorneys for Paul Manafort, walk to the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, on day four of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
August 03, 2018 - 12:04 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors headed toward the heart of their financial fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Friday, with jurors hearing testimony that he never told his tax accountants about offshore bank accounts containing millions of dollars. The testimony of...
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