Bank CEO Charged With Approving Risky Manafort Loans In Hopes of Landing Army Job

Stephen Calk, the one-time CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, has been charged by the Justice Department of approving risky loans in exchange for a position in the Trump administration. Prosecutors on Thursday unsealed the indictment, saying Calk approved $16 million in high-risk loans, reportedly to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, with […]

Mueller Requests Another Delay in Former Trump Campaign Official’s Sentencing

Special counsel Robert Mueller and lawyers for former Trump campaign official Rick Gates requested a delay in Gates’ sentencing Friday, citing cooperation in “several ongoing investigations.” The joint court filing requested 60 more days before the next update on Gates’ status, CNBC reports, their third request for such a delay. Gates was one of the […]

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months for Bank, Tax Fraud

Paul Manafort, who helped define Washington’s modern lobbying culture and advised four U.S. presidents, was sentenced to less than four years in prison for hiding millions of dollars offshore to support a glittering lifestyle that included six homes, dozens of custom suits and a $15,000 ostrich jacket. Manafort, 69, faced the prospect of spending the […]