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Jeffrey Yohai Gets 9 Years in Fraud, Dustin Hoffman Swindle

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The former son-in-law of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced in Los Angeles Friday to nine years behind bars for running two fraud schemes, one of which included Dustin Hoffman.

Jeffrey Yohai pleaded guilty to a slue of charges including conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud.

The 37-year-old was once married to Manafort’s daughter Jessica. Now, prosecutors say he is responsible for a scheme that frauded his victims of millions of dollars, including actor Dustin Hoffman and his son Jacob.

Yohai reportedly swindled $3 million from the actor and his son in a bogus real estate deal involving a home in the Hollywood Hills.He reportedly promised to renovate and sell the home, sending the Hoffman’s part of the profit. Prosecutors say he instead kept the […]

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