REPORT: Manafort’s bank records under DOJ investigation in Russia probe


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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