So far, the criminal trial for President Trump's former campaign chairman has revealed some juicy details about how he spent his personal fortune. Paul Manafort is on trial for bank fraud and tax evasion that prosecutors say helped hide roughly $60 million he made from lobbying work in Ukraine. Prosecutors are bringing out the receipts to illustrate Paul Manafort's lavish lifestyle at his trial, and thus try to convince a jury that he broke the law by having a "secret income."
"All of these charges boil down to one simple issue: that Paul Manafort lied," Uzo Asonye, a prosecutor working on the case, said in court on Tuesday while highlighting some of the defendant's more extravagant purchases. "Manafort placed himself and his money over the law."
Manafort has been behind bars since June, when a federal judge claimed he tampered with witnesses while he was awaiting trial under house arrest. But before special counsel Robert Mueller charged him with tax evasion as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Manafort was living large in one of his four homes. On top of the large sums of money that court documents show he spent on houses, clothes, and cars, he also spent thousands on some other, stranger items.