Manafort transferred to minimum security federal prison

Manafort transferred to minimum security federal prison
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President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortUkrainian who meddled against Trump in 2016 is now under Russia-corruption cloud Feds ask judge to postpone ex-Trump campaign aide's sentencing Giuliani cancels trip to Ukraine to press Biden investigation MORE, has been transferred to a minimum security prison in Pennsylvania.

Manafort is being held at the U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan Township, north of Scranton, Pa., according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was previously held in Virginia. 


He is scheduled for release on Christmas Day in 2024, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Manafort was sentenced earlier this year to a total of 7 1/2 years in prison.

In March, he was sentenced to nearly four years after being convicted on criminal charges stemming from foreign lobbying that was uncovered by special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Later that month, he was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison in a separate case after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges as part of a deal with prosecutors.

Manafort has served about 10 months of his sentence.