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Mon Jul 5, 2021, 01:41 PM Jul 2021

Ex-Mueller prosecutor says charges against TFG Org are likely a 'shot across the bow' [View all]

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 cooperating.

Prosecutors from the Manhattan district attorney's office last week charged the Trump Organization, the umbrella company for Donald Trump's businesses, and Weisselberg with using valuable fringe benefits to avoid tax.

Observers wondered whether the charges might be the only ones against the company, or whether it could be part of a broader case. In particular, the speculation has focussed on whether Trump himself could be targeted.


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K&R spanone Jul 2021 #1
DA message to Trump Org employees cooperate now or face charges and jail. Botany Jul 2021 #2
What I don't get about these freebie "salary" gifts Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #3
Boiled frog technique Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #4
If trump disclosures I saw were 1/2 way accurate. Weasel was making $925k Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #9
Yes, that's possible PatSeg Jul 2021 #5
Ok I'm just an amateur forensic accountant.. but have Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #10
"terminated"? PatSeg Jul 2021 #11
Yup Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #12
Awesome! lagomorph777 Jul 2021 #18
Yeah, that jumped out at me too PatSeg Jul 2021 #19
I believe it means it's his final paycheck from Uncle Sam FakeNoose Jul 2021 #21
Yes. But surely this doc took time to complete. Signed 1-15 Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #24
This says termination from the job of President on January 20th karynnj Jul 2021 #29
I'm sure it was both Warpy Jul 2021 #8
Yes... Why, when he knew full well it was illegal, Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #14
I think they got so used to PatSeg Jul 2021 #20
Wonder how/why they turned over the spreadsheets Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #23
Oh, that's a good question PatSeg Jul 2021 #25
We can only hope SpankMe Jul 2021 #6
don't get discouraged NJCher Jul 2021 #7
Yes and Trump and his family PatSeg Jul 2021 #26
MULLER had a prosecuter?!1 - Wal, knock me down!1 UTUSN Jul 2021 #13
Ha!! Remember back when Mueller hired 50 of the best prosecutors in the land? Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #15
Yea, I remember a great case being made and nothing happening! UTUSN Jul 2021 #16
There hasn't been an expose I've missed on this?? Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2021 #17
I share in your excellent questions and we could add more. But they had plenty and this fellow's UTUSN Jul 2021 #27
Bet that Weissman knows what he is talking about! triron Jul 2021 #22
knr triron Jul 2021 #28
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