Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, recently indicted on federal criminal charges, allegedly laundered $18 million in money he earned illegally lobbying for Ukraine. CNN has a breakdown on how he spent it:
–Home improvement company in the Hamptons, in New York: $5.4 million.
–Home lighting and entertainment company in Florida: $1.3 million.
–Antique rug store in Alexandria, Virginia: $934,350, plus $100,000 related to those purchases.
–Men's clothing store in New York: $849,215.
–Landscaping in the Hamptons: $820,240.
–Antique dealer in New York: $623,910.
–Clothing store in Beverly Hills, California: $520,440.
–Investment company: $500,000.
–Contractor in Florida: $432,487.
–Contractor in Virginia: $125,650.
–A Mercedes-Benz: $62,750.
–A Range Rover: $47,000.
–Payments related to three Range Rovers: $163,705.
–Home equipment installation company in the Hamptons: $112,825.
–Property management company in South Carolina: $46,000.
–Art gallery in Florida: $31,900.
–Housekeeping in New York: $20,000.
The indictment also says Manafort used the money to buy three properties:
–Condominium in New York's SoHo neighborhood for $1.5 million.
–Brownstone in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens neighborhood for $3 million.
–House in Arlington, Virginia, for $1.9 million.
The indictment says Manafort listed the SoHo condominium on Airbnb for at least a year, beginning in January 2015, and took advantage of the tax benefits of owning a rental property.
Side note: Manafort and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who Manafort lobbied for, look like they were separated at birth: