BBC details
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:22am

'Impeding, impairing, obstructing'
From the indictment: "Manafort and Gates, together with others,knowingly and intentionally conspired to defraud the United States by impeding, impairing, obstructing and defeating the lawful governmental functions of a government agency namely the Department of Justice and the Department of Treasury."

United States of America v Paul J Manafort Jr and Richard W Gates III

$3m cash for Brooklyn brownstone
According to the indictment, Manafort used one of his entities in Cyprus to buy two properties in trendy areas of New York City.

He paid $2,280,000 for an apartment on 29 Howard Street in the Soho neighbourhood, renting out the flat for thousands of dollars per week on Airbnb.

He also bought a brownstone for $3m in cash at 377 Union Street in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn.

The indictment continues:

"Upon conviction of the offense charged in Count Two [money laundering], the defendants, Paul J Manafort and Richard W Gates III shall forfeit to the United States any property, real or personal, involved in such offense, and any property traceable to such property."

Manafort’s Brooklyn and Soho properties, together with his homes in Alexandria, Virginia, and in Long Island, New York, would be subject to seizure, the indictment says.

Democrat Nancy Pelosi demands independent investigation
California congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranked Democrat in Congress, has reiterated her call for an independent prosecutor such as the one set up to investigate the Watergate scandal, which led to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

"Even with an accelerating Special Counsel investigation inside the Justice Department, and investigations inside the Republican Congress, we still need an outside, fully independent investigation to expose Russia’s meddling in our election and the involvement of Trump officials.

"Defending the integrity of our democracy demands that Congress look forward to counter Russian aggression and prevent future meddling with our elections."

'Nothing in indictment about work for Trump'

Anthony Zurcher ✔ @awzurcher
Details of Manafort indictment are up; it has everything to do w/ shady Ukraine dealings & massive money-laundering https://www.justice.gov/file/1007271/download … pic.twitter.com/ACX0unZwBx

Anthony Zurcher ✔@awzurcher
Appears nothing in indictment about work for Trump. If this is going to extend to the campaign, it'll have to be b/c Manafort strikes a deal
7:27 AM - Oct 30, 2017