TRUMP PEOPLE/UKRAINE: "Mr. Manafort’s [Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman] presence remains elsewhere here in the capital [Kiev, Ukraine], where government investigators examining secret records have found his name, as well as companies he sought business with, as they try to untangle a corrupt network they say was used to loot Ukrainian assets and influence elections during the administration of Mr. Manafort’s main client, former President Viktor F. Yanukovych.
Handwritten ledgers show $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments designated for Mr. Manafort from Mr. Yanukovych’s pro-Russian political party from 2007 to 2012, according to Ukraine’s newly formed National Anti-Corruption Bureau. Investigators assert that the disbursements were part of an illegal off-the-books system whose recipients also included election officials."

 – “Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief,” The New York Times online, Aug 14, 2016, Andrew E. Kramer, Mike McIntire, Barry Meier, 8/14/2016

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