Paul Manafort Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison
Paul Manafort Sentenced
to Seven Years in Prison Manafort has been given an additional
three and a half years for charges
of conspiracy and witness tampering.
His first case concluded on March 7
with a sentencing of four years for
18 counts of bank and tax fraud.
Manafort’s final sentencing total falls far below
the recommended sentencing of 20 years.
The additional time was given by
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who
believed he lacked remorse for his crimes.
Judge Amy Jackson,
via Variety The Manhattan district attorney’s office announced a new criminal case against
Manafort immediately following the trial.
If pardoned by Donald Trump, Manafort could
still serve time for the New York prosecution.
Manafort's trial was a part of
Robert Mueller’s ongoing prosecution
of multiple former Trump associates.