U.S. Special Counsel files new charges vs Manafort, adds defendant

U.S. Special Counsel files new charges vs Manafort, adds defendant

(Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Friday against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and a Manafort associate with alleged ties to Russian intelligence.

The special counsel said in a statement the third indictment against Paul Manafort adds Konstantin Kilimnik as a defendant and charges both men with conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice.

(Reporting by Nathan Layne in New York; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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Updated Date: Jun 09, 2018 01:06 AM

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