Report: Paul Manafort — Palm Beach Gardens resident — indicted in Trump-Russia probe; read indictment

Palm Beach Gardens resident Paul Manafort at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Palm Beach Gardens resident Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump‘s 2016 presidential campaign, has been indicted today by federal authorities in the first charges brought under special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation of Russian interference in the election, The New York Times is reporting.

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Television cameras showed Manafort walking into an FBI field office in Washington, D.C., at about 8:15 a.m.

The Times reported that former Manafort business associate Rick Gates has been indicted.

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Manafort and Gates were indicted on money laundering, tax and foreign lobbying charges, according to the Times.

Manafort has a homestead exemption and is registered to vote at an address in BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens. He and his wife paid $1.5 million for a 5,231-square-foot home there in 2007, and Manafort has been voting in Palm Beach County since 2012.

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Author: George Bennett

George Bennett has been a Palm Beach Post reporter since 1992. He grew up in Bethesda, Md. and is a graduate of The George Washington University. Follow him on Twitter @gbennettpost

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