“Paul Manafort spent thousands on his menswear collection, including a $15,000 purchase of a jacket “made from an ostrich,” prosecutors revealed in opening statements in his high-profile trialon Tuesday.
Assistant US Attorney Uzo Asonye told a jury of six men and six women that Manafort funneled tens of millions of dollars into offshore accounts in a multi-million-dollar conspiracy to evade US tax and banking laws.
Asonye detailed new information about Manafort's income and spending , saying that he used his offshore accounts to pay for personal purchases — including a $21,000 watch and a $15,000 jacket made of ostrich.”
Or a $21,000 jacket, depends on who’s doing the telling…
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