The jury in the criminal trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has found him guilty on eight of the 18 counts against him, including five counts of felony tax fraud, outlets reported Tuesday.
BREAKING: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort found guilty on 8 counts. pic.twitter.com/kHonra1Caz
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 21, 2018
Manafort faced a total of 18 counts, but the jury said it was deadlocked on the remaining 10 charges.
Paul Manafort, Trump's campaign chairman, found guilty on 8 counts
5 tax fraud (3 year max for each count)
2 bank fraud (30 years max for each count)
1 failing to file foreign bank account (5 year max)
All of these charges are serious felonies.
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) August 21, 2018
He now faces a maximum of 80 years in prison.
MANAFORT GUILTY ON 8 COUNTS; JUDGE DELCARES MISTRIAL ON 10 COUNTS
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) August 21, 2018