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Amid Trump Jail Risk, a Look at How That May Play Out

Secret Service is preparing for the logistics as judge reiterates threat

(Newser) - Donald Trump keeps testing the limits of his gag order, and Judge Juan Merchan keeps threatening serious consequences if he doesn't stop. But might a former president really end up behind bars on contempt charges? A look at the consequences if it comes to that:
  • One option: Merchan could

Former Trump CFO Pleads Guilty to Perjury
Former Trump CFO
Gets Second Jail Term

Former Trump CFO Gets Second Jail Term

Allen Weisselberg will serve 5 months in prison for perjury in his boss' civil fraud trial

(Newser) - Allen Weisselberg, a retired executive in Donald Trump's real estate empire, received his expected sentence of five months in jail Wednesday for lying under oath during the civil fraud lawsuit brought against Trump in New York. Weisselberg pleaded guilty last month to two counts of perjury in connection with...

Ruling in Trump Fraud Trial Delayed

Sources say prosecutors are weighing perjury charge against former Trump Organization CFO

(Newser) - After Donald Trump's civil fraud trial in New York concluded, Judge Arthur Engoron said he would try to rule by Jan. 31, but we're now into February with no ruling. Alfred Baker, a spokesperson for New York's Office of Court Administration, says a ruling is now expected...

Trump's Judge Is Familiar to Trump World
Trump's Judge Is Familiar
to Trump World
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Trump's Judge Is Familiar to Trump World

Former president says Juan Merchan 'HATES ME' because of previous cases

(Newser) - When former President Trump is arraigned Tuesday afternoon in a Manhattan courtroom, the presiding judge will be Juan Merchan. The judge "HATES ME," Trump has complained on Truth Social in demanding a replacement. Various outlets are now profiling the acting State Supreme Court judge ahead of the case'...

Judge Regrets Not Giving Trump Exec Longer Sentence

Allen Weisselberg started serving his 5-month sentence Tuesday

(Newser) - Allen Weisselberg, a longtime executive for Donald Trump's business empire, was taken into custody Tuesday to begin serving a five-month jail term for dodging taxes on $1.7 million in job perks—a punishment the judge who sentenced him said was probably too lenient. Weisselberg, 75, was promised that...

Trump Organization Found Guilty of Tax Fraud

It's a 'consequential' verdict, Manhattan DA says

(Newser) - In a big win for prosecutors in Manhattan, Donald Trump's family company has been found guilty of tax fraud. After just over a day of deliberations, a jury found the Trump Organization guilty on all 17 counts connected to a 15-year scheme in which top execs were rewarded with...

Big Trial Begins for Trump's Business Empire
A Look at
the Stakes
as Trump
Trial Begins
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A Look at the Stakes as Trump Trial Begins

Trump Organization (but not the ex-president) faces criminal charges of tax avoidance

(Newser) - One of the legal issues Donald Trump has been embroiled in comes to a head on Monday in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan. Jury selection begins in a trial to determine whether the former president's family business empire ran afoul of tax laws. The notable part here:...

Trump's Former Money Guy Pleads Guilty, Heads to Prison

Allen Weisselberg, 75, also may have to testify about Trump Organization

(Newser) - A top executive at former President Trump's family business pleaded guilty Thursday to evading taxes in a deal that could potentially make him a star witness against the company at a fall trial, per the AP . Former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty to all 15 of the...

Trump's Finance Chief Expected to Plead Guilty

Allen Weisselberg said to be negotiating plea deal in tax evasion case

(Newser) - Former President Trump’s longtime finance chief is expected to plead guilty as soon as Thursday in a tax evasion case that is the only criminal prosecution to arise from a long-running investigation into the former president’s company, three people familiar with the matter told the AP . Trump Organization...

Trump Takes Weisselberg Off Subsidiaries

Chief financial officer remains in main job but is no longer listed as a director at more than 40 entities

(Newser) - Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, has lost his officer positions at more than 40 of the corporation's subsidiaries since being indicted on tax fraud charges. The changes began Thursday, the Washington Post reports, when British corporate records show Weisselberg was removed as a director of...

Weisselberg's Perks Included Mercedes, Tip Money: Prosecutors
How Weisselberg's
Perks Added Up

How Weisselberg's Perks Added Up

Trump executive has pleaded not guilty in tax case

(Newser) - Many employers provide gym memberships or cellphones, or maybe even the use of a company car, as perks for its staff members. Some of the freebies are taxable, some aren't, CNBC reports. But the tax fraud case brought against Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization's chief financial officer, lists...

Trump's CFO Pleads Not Guilty to Tax Charges
Trump's Longtime Money
Guy Is in the Crosshairs
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Trump's Longtime Money Guy Is in the Crosshairs

The big question is whether Allen Weisselberg will cooperate with authorities

(Newser) - Allen Weisselberg, the longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, pleaded not guilty to tax crime charges Thursday afternoon, one day after he and the business were indicted. A lawyer for the company also pleaded not guilty to what prosecutors called a 15-year scheme to defraud the government "...

Trump Organization, CFO Indicted on Tax Crimes

Charges expected to be unsealed Thursday

(Newser) - As expected , a New York grand jury has indicted the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, sources tell media outlets including NBC News , CBS News , and the Washington Post . The charges are expected to be unsealed Thursday afternoon, so the specific alleged crimes are not yet clear. The...

Report: Trump Organization Will Be Charged Tomorrow

Organization and CFO are said to be the ones who will be accused of tax-related crimes

(Newser) - The Manhattan district attorney's office started investigating the Trump Organization three years ago, and sources tell the Wall Street Journal the first criminal charges against it will come tomorrow. Those sources say the Trump Organization and Allen Weisselberg, its CFO, will likely be charged Thursday with tax-related crimes. A...

Criminal Charges in Play for Trump Organization

Prosecutors investigating executives' perks could bring a case next week

(Newser) - For the first time in the Manhattan district attorney's investigation of the Trump Organization, criminal charges are a possibility—maybe as soon as next week. Lawyers for former President Trump have been told that a criminal case is under consideration, the New York Times reports. That part of the...

Report: Trump's Ex-Bodyguard Is Under the Microscope

Sources tell 'WSJ' that Matthew Calamari, now COO of Trump Organization, is part of NY probe

(Newser) - In February 2019, former Trump attorney Michael Cohen testified in front of Congress that his old boss had inflated the values of assets for insurance purposes. Cohen listed names of other individuals within the Trump Organization who allegedly knew about such practices. Among those names: Matthew Calamari, Trump's ex-bodyguard...

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