Prosecutors working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller told Paul Manafort they “[plan] to indict” the former Donald Trump campaign chairman, the New York Times reports.
The news comes after CNN reports investigators wiretapped Manafort before and after the 2016 presidential election. In July, federal agents raided Manafort’s home in Virginia, seizing documents and computer files.
“They are setting a tone,” Solomon L. Wisenberg, deputy independent counsel in the investigation into former president Bill Clinton, said of Mueller’s team. “You want people saying to themselves, ‘Man, I had better tell these guys the truth.’”
Read the full report at the New York Times.