U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis scheduled the trial to begin on July 10. The charges against Manafort do not relate to the election.
In one instance, Manafort allegedly dealt with an unpaid $300,000 American Express bill by telling a bank that Gates had borrowed his credit card and run up the charges, the indictment says.
The prosecutor in the case, Andrew Weissmann, said he expects to call 20 to 25 witnesses at the trial. Manafort's trial in Washington begins in September. For legal reasons, he has two cases in two courts.
In the Virginia case, prosecutors allege that Manafort funneled millions of dollars in income from their work in Ukraine into foreign bank accounts, which were concealed from US tax authorities. The indictment also accuses him of bank fraud, saying that when his income from the Ukraine dried up, he lied on mortgages and loan applications about his finances. When Kevin Downing, the lead lawyer for Manafort, said that in a ideal world "with rosy glasses on", the Virginia trial would start in November, the judge retorted: "You need to go back to the optometrist - that isn't going to happen".
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Ellis also questioned the efficiency of running simultaneous prosecutions in the District and Virginia, though he acknowledged that Manafort could not be forced to waive his right to be tried in the proper venue.
Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges including fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Those charges stem from the same work in Ukraine.
Manafort did not speak during the hearing, which was his first appearance in Virginia.
Under terms of his release in Virginia, Manafort was ordered to wear a second global positioning bracelet, in addition to the one he wears as a condition of his pre-trial release in Washington.