The transaction was made last fall in his Virginia prison and “witnessed by two members of his legal team and stamped with the seal of a Virginia notary, was filed five days later with the Palm Beach County Clerk,” the publication added.
However, the lobbyist was then accused of violating his plea agreement by lying to federal investigators last year, throwing into doubt whether the home would remain with his family, even though it's technically no longer his.
For now, property records show the property is in Kathleen Manafort’s name.
The couple bought the 4,034-square-foot home in 2007 for $1.5 million. The Mediterranean-style abode is located about 15 miles from President Donald Trump’s newly established permanent residence of Mar-a-Lago.