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Flipping Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg is still prosecutors’ best hope of nailing Trump

The first charges in the Trump Organization investigation were all about CFO Allen Weisselberg. Prosecutors' laserlike focus on Weisselberg indicates he's still key to nailing Donald Trump himself. Experts say they wouldn't be surprised if additional indictments, filed against more people, alleged more serious crimes. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Trump Organization removed CFO Allen Weisselberg from leadership at dozens of subsidiaries amid tax fraud scandal: report

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg was removed from leadership roles at 40 of the company's subsidiaries, The Wall Street Journal reported. His removal comes after he was terminated as director of one of Trump's Scotland golf courses. Weisselberg and two Trump Org entities were indicted by Manhattan prosecutors on 15 felony counts of tax fraud. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Prosecutors’ references to Allen Weisselberg’s family are New York’hardball’ to get him to cooperate with the investigation into the Trump Organization, says expert

Tax prosecution expert Frank Agostino has weighed in on the debate on the Trump Organization prosecution. He told CNN charges against CFO Allen Weisselberg were likely a warning to cooperate. NY prosecutors in July charged Weisselberg and the Trump Organization with tax crimes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Frank Agostino, a former tax prosecutor and now a legal analyst, said that recent charges filed against Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg are likely a sign that there is further legal trouble in store for President Donald Trump's company. In comments to CNN, Agostino, a former special US attorney prosecut...
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg has been terminated as the director of one of Trump’s golf courses in Scotland

Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg was terminated from one of Trump's Scotland golf courses. It follows a 15-count indictment against Weisselberg and the Trump Organization. Weisselberg's attorneys didn't immediately respond to Insider's request for comment. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg has been terminated as the director and controller of one of ex-President Donald Trump's Scotland golf courses. The news comes after the executive and company were charged in a 15-count indictment.A notice filed on Thursday at Companies House, the UK registry of private companies, showed...
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Kushner lobbied against Trump using his presidential power to pardon himself before leaving office, new book says

Former President Donald Trump talked of pardoning himself while in the White House. His son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner "dissuaded" him, a forthcoming book by journalist Michael Wolff says. If Trump did, states might be motivated to go after him more, Kushner argued, according to the book. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Ex-Mueller prosecutor says charges against Trump Org are likely a ‘shot across the bow’ with more to come

Andrew Weissman, the lead prosecutor on the Mueller probe, commented on the Trump Org. charges.  He said last week's charges are likely a warning to executives at the company to cooperate.  NY prosecutors last week charged Trump's firm and its CFO with tax avoidance crimes.  See more stories on Insider's business page. The lead prosecutor on Robert Mueller's Russia probe described the charges facing the Trump Organization as a "shot across the bow" ahead of more serious action.Andrew Weissman described the charges against the company and its CFO Allen Weisselberg a warning to other executives of the potential legal cost of not coop...
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Trump seemed to acknowledge the existence of tax schemes the Trump Org is being prosecuted for, while denying they are crimes

Donald Trump appeared to confirm the existence of tax schemes his company is charged with. At a rally in Florida, he implied it was no big deal to skip tax on homes, cars, or school fees. The Trump Org and its CFO were charged this week with systematically dodging tax with such schemes. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Michael Cohen said the Trump Org charges are the’tip of the iceberg’ and there are more to come

Michael Cohen said Thursday's charges are the "tip of the iceberg" for the Trump Org. Donald Trump's former fixer is convinced prosecutors have further charges in store for the company. New York prosecutors on Thursday charged the Trump Org and its CFO Allen Weisselberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said that the the charges filed by Manhattan prosecutors against the Trump Organization Thursday are likely the "tip of the iceberg" with there are more to come. The Manhattan district attorney filed charges earlier against former president Donald Trump's company...
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Trump spent hours watching charges against his company and CFO unfold, complaining about the prosecutors, report says

Former President Donald Trump spent hours watching coverage of the Trump Organization and its CFO being charged with tax crimes, The Washington Post reported.A close Trump advisor told the Post that he spent much of Thursday watching the events, and complained about how it looked.He was angry about the visuals of Allen Weisselberg, the CFO, in handcuffs, and he called the prosecution "chicken s----", that person said.Weisselberg and the Trump Organization were charged with a 15-year alleged tax scheme on Thursday. As Insider's Sonam Sheth and Jacob Shamsian reported, Manhattan prosecutors charged them with 15 felony counts, including scheme to defraud, conspiracy, and grand...
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The Trump Organization kept’internal spreadsheets’ documenting its alleged criminal conduct, prosecutors say

The Trump Org. illegally labeled cash it paid to CFO Allen Weisselberg as "Holiday Entertainment," Manhattan prosecutors said. But it maintained internal spreadsheets "showing the cash to be part of Weisselberg's employee compensation," the indictment said. Weisselberg and the Trump Org. were charged with 15 felony counts on Thursday. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Trump Organization illegally labeled cash that it paid to CFO Allen Weisselberg as "Holiday Entertainment" in its official books, but kept spreadsheets showing that the money was in fact part of Weisselberg's compensation, Manhattan prosecutors alleged ...