The head of staff of the candidate in US presidents from Republican party of Donald trump by Paul Manafort perhaps received from the “black funds” of the Party of regions of former President Viktor Yanukovych over $12.7 million
This is according to the fragment of “black accounting” of the Party of regions, which published the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU).
Payments, according to NABU, was produced from 2007 to 2012, when Manafort advised the Party of regions and ex-President Yanukovych Victory. In total, the paper noted 22 payments Manafort, the records about this are available in 19 different sheets.
“We stress that the availability of the names P. Manafort in “lists” does not mean that he actually received these funds, because in the column of recipients contains signatures of others. pre-trial investigation in this production continues,” said NABU.
The scandal of payments to Manafort from the Party of regions broke out after the publication of these NABOO in The New York Times. After that, Manafort’s lawyer said that his client was not ever received the money. Manafort in response to this submission stated that the suggestion that the use of a black cashier regionals “is unfounded, stupid and pointless”.
August 17, Associated Press Agency with reference to own sources reported that by Paul Manafort and his colleague, Rick gates in early 2010-ies helped the party of Yanukovych is illegal to use two lobbying firms in Washington to protect their interests.
At the end of may in Ukraine was published the so-called Ledger of the Party of regions, from which it followed that the party of the black cashier received money politicians, experts and officials. According to the head of Zaporizhzhya regional state administration Gennady Moskal, a former Chairman of the temporary parliamentary Commission on investigation of illegal actions during Euromaidan, the documents discovered in January 2014 during a fire in the headquarters of Party of regions.
Former Deputy head of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Victor Trepak argued that in the black accounting contains statements about the cost of $2 billion In particular, according to Moskal, $1 billion won from the regionals, the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko.