Under threat, Manafort trial judge reports

Will keep names of jurors secret at case’s end, he says

Posted: August 18, 2018 at 4:03 a.m.
Updated: August 18, 2018 at 4:03 a.m.

A courtroom sketch depicts U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III speaking to the lawyers and defendant Paul Manafort (fourth from the left) as the jury continues to deliberate at the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va.

The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Friday that he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

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