financial fraud trial

WASHINGTON | Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

WASHINGTON — A juror in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts. The jury on Tuesday found Manafort guilty on eight counts. The judge declared a mistrial on 10 counts the jury was deadlocked on. Juror Paula Duncan tells … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can’t agree on 1 count?

ALEXANDRIA, Va— The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked the judge Tuesday what it should do if it cannot reach a consensus for a single count in the case. Jurors posed the question to U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III on their fourth day of deliberations, asking … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can’t agree on 1 count?

ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Jury in Manafort trial asks to deliberate into evening

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has asked to keep deliberating into the evening. Jurors told the judge they wish to continue working until 6:15 Monday. Monday marks the third day of deliberations. Federal prosecutors allege Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars in … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Jury in Manafort trial asks to deliberate into evening

ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Manafort judge says he’s received threats, won’t name jurors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s fraud trial refused Friday to release the names of jurors, saying he has received threats and fears for their safety as well. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III revealed his concerns in explaining why he doesn’t intend to make jurors’ names public at … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va. | Manafort judge says he’s received threats, won’t name jurors

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Closing arguments set in Manafort’s financial fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the first trial to emerge from … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Closing arguments set in Manafort’s financial fraud trial