Paul Manafort departs Federal District Court after a hearing, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law has reportedly pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges and is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller.

The Wall Street Journal reported[1] Thursday evening that Jeffrey Yohai admitted to charges relating to real-estate loans.

Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the Journal reported that the plea was made in January and is still under seal with a federal court in California.

According to one of the Journal’s sources, investigators with Mr. Mueller’s team have met with Mr. Yohai....

Mr. Mueller already has charged Mr. Manafort, a former 2016 campaign chairman for President Trump, with tax fraud and bank fraud as part of his wide-ranging probe of Russian attempts to influence the presidential election.

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