Paul Manafort Is Released From
Prison Due to Coronavirus Fears President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman
has been imprisoned since being convicted on
fraud and conspiracy charges in 2018.
In light of COVID-19, Attorney General William Barr
instructed the U.S. Bureau of Prisons to release non-
dangerous, vulnerable prisoners to home-confinement.
The bureau recently stated it would
prioritize prisoners who had served
at least half their term.
Manafort's lawyers confirmed
on Wednesday that he has been
released to home confinement.
Manafort Lawyer, via 'The Washington Post' Manafort had been serving his seven-year prison
sentence in Pennsylvania at the minimum-security
Loretto Federal Correctional Institution.
Convicted in 2018, Manafort would
have served his full seven-year
sentence by November 2024.