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Jury Finds Paul Manafort Guilty Of Bank And Tax Fraud

Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager, was charged with 18 counts in this case.
Posted at 5:01 PM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 17:01:53-04

A jury found Paul Manafort guilty of tax and bank fraud charges on Tuesday.

This marks the first jury verdict for charges stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. 

Manafort faced 18 charges in all, and the jury found him guilty on eight counts and deadlocked on the other 10 charges.

President Trump's former campaign manager has been behind bars since June when his bail was revoked, and he'll likely stay there until his sentencing hearing. 

But Manafort is scheduled to go on trial again on Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C. That indictment charges him with lying to investigators, conspiracy to launder money and conspiracy against the United States. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN