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Manafort, business associate indictment includes 12 counts

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UPDATE (WKOW) --The Associated Press reports Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have now turned themselves in to federal authorities.

The indictment against the two men contains 12 counts: conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading US Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) statements, false statements, and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts

Read the full indictment HERE.


UPDATE (WKOW) -- The White House says it won't comment on reports President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been told to surrender to authorities.

Manafort and former business associate Rick Gates reportedly face the first charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign during the presidential election.


WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) -- ABC News reports Paul Manafort and Rick Gates will surrender to federal authorities today.

Manafort is Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. He is expected to turn himself in Monday to Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller.

CNN reports Manafort was indicted under seal Friday. That indictment is expected to be unsealed sometime Monday.

Mueller has been investigating Russia's interference into the 2016 Presidential Election.

Gates is Manafort's former business associate.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated throughout the day.

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