Justice Department Sues Paul Manafort For $3 Million Over Offshore Accounts

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The Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump‘s former campaign chair, on Thursday for failure to report more than 20 foreign bank accounts between 2006 and 2014. The Justice Department is suing Manafort for $2.9 million. The suit, filed in West Palm Beach, Florida, claimed that he did not report Ukrainian income to accounts controlled by Manafort in countries that include the United Kingdom, Cyprus and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He should have filed a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. Manafort’s attorney Jeffrey Neiman released…

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