Not to be confused with the indictments handed down last year or the 32-count indictment unsealed yesterday, the court has unsealed another indictment of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.
The latest indictment accuses Manafort of using his offshore accounts to pay European politicians to lobby inside the United States on behalf of the former government of Ukraine led by ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.
From the Associated Press:
Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman of secretly paying former European politicians to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. [...]
The indictment accuses Manafort of paying the former politicians, informally known as the "Hapsburg group," to appear to be "independent" analysts when in fact they were paid lobbyists. Some of the covert lobbying took place in the U.S.
The indictment says the group was managed by a former European chancellor. Court papers accuse Manafort of using offshore accounts to pay the group more than 2 million euros.
I don't believe this was even on anyone's radar, but special prosecutor Robert Mueller clearly knows everything.
This may not even be the last charge against Manafort. It probably won't be.