From Daily Caller:
The case stems from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, which uncovered evidence of alleged wrongdoing by Craig, but referred the material to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia for prosecution. He is alleged to have violated a core component of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
Manafort, who was advising the government in Kiev in 2012, helped hire Craig and his law firm — Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & FlomSkadden — to draw up a report on the government’s prosecution of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Manafort became Trump’s campaign chairman four years later, in 2016, before quitting the post amid questions about his Ukraine work. He was later convicted in a bank and tax fraud trial in Virginia. Skadden crafted a report validating the Tymoshenko prosecution.
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