The judge in the case of Manafort reported on threats coming to him :: Policy :: RBC

Because of them, the judge is under the protection of police officers and will not disclose the names of the members of the jury in the case of the former head of the election headquarters trump

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Judge of the district court of the Eastern district of Virginia Thomas Ellis III has said he will not publish the names of the jury in the case of the former head of the election headquarters trump Paul Manafort, according to Bloomberg. He explained it is safety reasons and added that he also received threats.

“I will not tell you what the threats I received, but I protect the bailiffs. Where I — there they are,” said the judge.

He added that in addition to the names of jurors also will not publish the contents of the meeting with the lawyers involved in the trial of Manufactum. The meeting involved the investigation of spectracolor Robert Mueller about the possible intervention of Russia in the U.S. presidential election.

Conspiracy of Manafort: what accuse the head of the electoral headquarters of the trump


Manafort headed the headquarters of the trump from June to August of 2016, he was detained in the investigation of “Russian interference” in the elections. But the charges against him relate to the functions of a foreign Agency without proper registration and concealment of income, including the consulting, ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his Party of regions. Manafort does not admit his guilt. On August 15 he refused to testify in court, the defense has not stated a single witness.

Business partner Manafort Rick gates admitted in court that helped to open Bank accounts for shell companies and hide them from the authorities. He also testified that Manafort working on new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. In Kiev these claims have been denied.

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