purple polos How Paul Manafort spent his millions
Jill Disis(CNN Money) Luxury cars: Roughly a quarter million dollars. Landscaping in the Hamptons: More than $820,000. An antique rug store: About $1 million.Plus millions more for clothes, condos and home renovations.A federal indictment released Monday alleges that Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the Trump campaign, laundered more than $18 million in hidden overseas wealth by spending lavishly in the United States. government,
the document claims.He didn’t stop with opulent rugs and ritzy clothing, according to Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling. The indictment accuses Manafort of using the money to buy multi million dollar homes and then using those homes as collateral to get more cash.Related: What you need to know about the Manafort, Gates indictmentIn some cases, the indictment says,
Manafort lied to banks about how the homes were used so he could obtain more generous loans.