The indictment unsealed on Monday details a scheme to turn ill-gotten Ukrainian money into American property that was then mortgaged for millions.

Paul Manafort may be about to become the most infamous Airbnb host in America. The former chair of the Trump campaign was charged – along with his “right-hand man” Rick Gates – with conspiring against the United States, money laundering and acting as unregistered agents of a foreign power, according to an indictment unsealed on Monday.

The millions they made as part of the alleged scheme helped pay for a glitzy portfolio of properties that the government intends to seize if the charges stick.

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