See the real estate properties in New York and LA that prosecutors are accusing Paul Manafort of funelling millions through

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appeared in court on Tuesday to defend against charges that include money laundering and tax fraud.

The indictment, which the special counsel Robert Mueller filed in October, says Manafort enjoyed a “lavish” lifestyle and bought many multimillion-dollar properties and “personal items” like Range Rovers, rugs, and even a $US15,000 ostrich jacket.

“Manafort used his hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle in the United States, without paying taxes on that income,” the indictment said. Manafort has pleaded not guilty.

Here’s a look at some of the properties prosecutors are accusing Manafort of funelling money through, according to the indictment, other public records, and media reports:


The indictment says Manafort wired $US6.4 million from an offshore account to purchase three different properties, one of which is this brownstone in Brooklyn.

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Manafort’s ownership of the house became public after a community blogger who was taking pictures of the house was tipped off that it belonged to him.

Source: The New York Times


Manafort allegedly bought the house through a holding company, but never lived there. Instead, his daughter and son-in-law apparently planned to renovate it and move in.

Source: The New York Times


Manafort’s companies borrowed nearly $US7 million in order to buy the house, according to public records.

Source: The New York Times


As the future of the house remains unclear, Manafort could put the property back on the market for as much as $US9 million.

Source: The Real Deal


A second property that Manafort allegedly used money from an offshore account to buy is located on Howard Street in the SoHo neighbourhood of Manhattan, according to the indictment.

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Like with his Brooklyn house, Manafort has been accused of falsely reporting to the bank that his daughter and son-in-law were living at his SoHo condo.

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Manafort reportedly purchased the condo in 2012 through a shell company for $US2.85 million — money the indictment says came from Cyprus.

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Manafort’s daughter reportedly purchased a third property in New York City, located in Chinatown, for over $US2.5 million in 2007.

Sources: Curbed, 377 Union


The shell company Manafort and his daughter used to purchase the Chinatown apartment received a $US10 million loan from a Cyprus bank, the indictment alleges.

Source: 377 Union


Manafort reportedly reached a deal with Mueller to use his Chinatown apartment as collateral for his $US11.7 million prison bail.

Source: Curbed New York


Manafort and his family were expected to lose $US4 million of investments in properties in Los Angeles, including this one his son-in-law purchased for $US7.5 million.

Source: Bloomberg


The properties in California are now under the purview of the special counsel after Manafort reportedly failed to disclose a loan from a lender that was also the main creditor in his bankruptcy cases.

Source: Reuters


The creditor in the bankruptcies of Manafort’s four properties in the Los Angeles area reportedly gave his shell company a loan for his Brooklyn property, according to court filings and public records.

Source: Reuters


Another real estate holding Manafort allegedly used money from an offshore account to buy is located in this apartment building in Alexandria, Virginia, according to the indictment.

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That also happens to be where his trial is taking place. Jury selection and opening arguments kicked off on Tuesday, July 31.

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