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 ManafortManafort sought to hurt Clinton 2016 campaign efforts in key states: NYT Ex-Trump campaign official testifies Stone gave updates on WikiLeaks email dumps Paul Manafort's former son-in-law sentenced to 9 years in prison for scamming Dustin Hoffman, others 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 MuellerSpeier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' Comey: Mueller 'didn't succeed in his mission because there was inadequate transparency' 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.