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Manafort's former son-in-law sentenced for multiple scams


November 10, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Manafort's former son-in-law has been sentenced in Los Angeles to nine years in prison for pulling a series of schemes totaling more than $13 million, including one that bilked $3 million from actor Dustin Hoffman.

U.S. District Judge Andre Birotte Jr. ordered Jeffrey Yohai to pay $6.7 million in restitution on Friday for the schemes, some of which were carried out while he was released on bond for similar crimes.

"This is an individual who has an evil mind — I don't know how else to say it," the judge said. "It seems he felt he could do whatever he wants - but t...

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