Manafort Trial Day 4: Bank Fraud And Bookkeepers

Manafort's longtime tax accountant will take the stand again Friday morning. He and bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn testified Thursday that they were unaware of Manafort's offshore bank accounts.
Heather Washkuhn, a bookkeeper for Paul Manafort, told the jury that she had no knowledge of the offshore companies and bank accounts that prosecutors say Manafort used to spend millions of dollars without being taxed over the last decade. Source: Bloomberg

Paul Manafort's federal trial has now entered the alleged bank fraud section.

The former Trump campaign chairman's trial is entering its fourth day Friday in Alexandria, Va., with the

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