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Friday, August 12, 2022

A New York State judge ruled Friday that a criminal fraud and tax evasion prosecution against the Trump Organization and its former CFO, Allen Weisselberg, can proceed.

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The Trump Organization was accused in July 2021 of providing executives with lavish untaxed perks, which prosecutors called "indirect employee compensation." Weisselberg, a 74-year-old who had been at Trump's side at the company for decades, was accused of receiving $1.7 million in perks " including an apartment and car.

The Trump Organization and Weisselberg accused prosecutors working for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg of targeting them "based on political animus" toward former President Donald Trump."

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It's rather convenient to have the same lame defense of "politics!" for every criminal charge.

No wonder he ran for office.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2022-08-12 02:26 PM | Reply

trump is going to buuuuurn.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2022-08-12 10:33 PM | Reply

Nervous lien holders might want to start calling in debt before Trump files for bankruptcy.

#3 | Posted by Twinpac at 2022-08-13 02:59 AM | Reply

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