President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is the latest person to be investigated by the Department of Justice as they continue to search for a link between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to a new report which reveals that the DOJ requested his bank records from the Citizen Financial Group Inc. in April.
Manafort’s financial transactions have been a topic of intense scrutiny since he stepped down as Trump’s campaign chairman last year and immediately formed a shell corporation, reportedly taking out loans worth $13 million from Trump-connected businesses.
And then there was the lobbying work he has done in the past for ousted pro-Russia Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. In March, it was reported that the Treasury Department investigated his Cyprus accounts as part of a federal anti-corruption probe in connection to that work.
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