The U.S. government has formally moved to seize control of the Trump Tower apartment of , a convicted felon and former Trump campaign chairman, according to court filings on Friday obtained by HuffPost.
As part of a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Manafort was forced to forfeit five of his New York properties to the government, including an apartment in Trump Tower, all totaling an estimated $22 million, reported in September 2018.
Manafort, 70, also agreed to give up money in three bank accounts and his life insurance policy. According to Zillow, Manafort’s Trump Tower apartment is at $2.5 million.
Manafort’s criminal trials stem from Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential