Five things to know about the Manafort indictment News Article Politics Oct 30, 2017 BY JONATHAN EASLEY AND MORGAN CHALFANT President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort surrendered to the FBI on Monday morning. Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates are accused of money laundering and tax evasion on tens of millions of dollars they made while secretly lobbying for a political party in Ukraine. Although the sprawling 31-page indictment is a major milestone in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, it doesn’t actually mention President Trump. Here are five things to know about the indictment: Manafort was secretly lobbying for a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine. Manafort and Gates are alleged to have conducted a multimillion-dollar lobbying campaign on behalf of a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine and its now-exiled leader, Viktor Yanukovych. Continue reading by clicking the name of the source below.