• The Trump Organization kept 'internal spreadsheets' documenting its alleged criminal conduct, prosecutors say

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    Allen Weisselberg former US President Donald Trumps company chief financial officer arrives to attend the hearing for the criminal case at the criminal court in lower Manhattan in New York on July 1, 2021.
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    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.
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  • Michael Cohen says the Trump Organization's CFO should cooperate with prosecutors now that he 'knows what handcuffs feel like'

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    Trump Organization finance chief Allen Weisselberg appears in a New York court after turning himself in to authorities on July 01, 2021 in New York City. According to reports, federal prosecutors with the Manhattan district attorney's office have charged the Trump Organization, and its CFO Weisselberg, with tax-related crimes.
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    Michael Cohen said Allen Weisselberg should cooperate with prosecutors after being charged Thursday.
    "Weisselberg now knows what handcuffs feel like as well as being placed in a cell," he told Insider.
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  • What we know about 'Unindicted Co-conspirator 1' in the indictment against the Trump Organization and its CFO

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    Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg exits after his arraignment hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., July 1, 2021.
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    A 15-count indictment against the Trump Organization and its CFO was unsealed Thursday.
    Prosecutors reference an "Unindicted Co-conspirator 1" in the document.
    This person had a role in determining CFO Allen Weisselberg's compensation in 2009, according to the indictment.
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  • Trump personally signed tuition checks for CFO Allen Weisselberg's family members, prosecutors say

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    Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg.
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    Trump personally signed CFO Allen Weisselberg's family members' tuition checks, NY prosecutors alleged.
    They said the practice went on from 2012 through 2017 and that Weisselberg did not report the "indirect compensation" in his taxes.
    Weisselberg and the Trump Organization were charged with 15 felony counts on Thursday.
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    Former President Donald Trump personally signed the tuition checks for Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg's family members...
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  • Read the indictment against the Trump Organization and CFO Allen Weisselberg

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    Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016.
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    An indictment unsealed Thursday charged the Trump Organization and CFO Allen Weisselberg.
    The Manhattan District Attorney's office spent years investigating ex-President Donald Trump's family business.
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  • Manhattan prosecutors charge Trump Org. and CFO Allen Weisselberg with 15 felony counts including scheme to defraud and grand larceny

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    Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump, Jr. at Trump Tower in New York.
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    Manhattan prosecutors criminally charged the Trump Org. and CFO Allen Weisselberg.
    The indictment revealed that the company and Weisselberg were charged with a scheme to defraud in the first degree.
    Weisselberg and the Trump Org. pleaded not guilty.
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    A highly anticipated criminal indictment against the Trump Organization and its longtime chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg , charged them with a scheme to defraud in the...
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  • Watch Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg being led into court in handcuffs

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    Sonam Sheth July 1, 2021
    Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg was led into a Manhattan courtroom in handcuffs.
    Weisselberg is facing charges in the Manhattan DA's financial crimes probe of the Trump Org.
    Weisselberg voluntarily turned himself in to authorities and entered a plea of not guilty on Thursday.
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