Trump Executive Could Face Charges as Soon as This Summer

An investigation into Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization’s finance chief, appears to be heading into its final stages as prosecutors increase pressure on him.

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Lucy Lang Sought Change at the Manhattan D.A.’s Office. Now She Wants to Lead It.

Lucy Lang has spent most of her career as a criminal-justice reformer. But is she too close to the system to bring about real change?

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2 Leading Manhattan D.A. Candidates Face the Trump Question

Alvin Bragg and Tali Farhadian Weinstein both have had dealings with President Donald J. Trump’s administration that Mr. Trump could try to use against them.

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A Trump Case Awaits. Who Is the Best Prosecutor for the Job?

Some candidates for Manhattan’s district attorney are agents of change who want to cut the police budget. Others are very comfortable with long-established established power networks.

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A Trump Case Awaits the Next Manhattan DA. Who Is the Best Prosecutor for the Job?

Some candidates for Manhattan’s district attorney are agents of change who want to cut the police budget. Others are very comfortable with long-established established power networks.

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Trump’s Criminal Investigation Into His Finances

“Witch Hunt,” meet grand jury.

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Top Trump Executive Under Criminal Investigation Over Taxes

Attorney General Letitia James is investigating whether taxes were paid on perks that the Trump Organization gave to Allen Weisselberg, its chief financial officer.

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Trump’s ‘Fringe Benefits’ for Employees Are Under Scrutiny

The investigation into the former president has led prosecutors to subpoena records from a New York City private school.

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Manhattan to Stop Prosecuting Prostitution, Part of Nationwide Shift

The district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., moved to dismiss thousands of cases dating back decades, amid a growing movement to change the criminal justice system’s approach to prostitution.

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Former In-Law of Trump Executive Gives Prosecutors Boxes of Documents

The handover of the documents suggests prosecutors are stepping up pressure on the executive, Allen H. Weisselberg.

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N.Y. Seeks Trump Insider’s Records, in Apparent Bid to Gain Cooperation

State prosecutors in Manhattan subpoenaed the personal bank records of the Trump Organization’s longtime C.F.O. and are scrutinizing gifts he received from the former president.

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8 Candidates Compete for a Job That May Involve Prosecuting Trump

Who will be the next Manhattan district attorney? The race is dominated by low-profile progressives who could reshape law enforcement in New York City.

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Cyrus Vance Will Not Run Again for Manhattan D.A.

The decision by Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the district attorney since 2010, sets off a scramble for the office and makes it likely a new prosecutor will inherit an investigation into the former president’s business.

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Prosecutors Investigating Trump Focus on His Finance Chief

Manhattan district attorney investigators who are examining possible financial fraud have asked witnesses about Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer at the Trump Organization.

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Manhattan D.A. Now Has Trump’s Tax Returns

After an 18-month court battle, prosecutors in Manhattan investigating possible bank and tax fraud have seized former President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.

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With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Prosecutors face the herculean task of combing through terabytes of data for evidence of possible crimes by the former president’s business.

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Trump Question Looms Over Race for Manhattan District Attorney

The investigation into Donald J. Trump has been the focus of enormous attention, but candidates have mostly avoided talking about the case.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes and Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give New York prosecutors the financial records he has spent years trying to shield.

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Trump Taxes: Here’s What’s Next in the Manhattan D.A.’s Investigation

A Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for prosecutors to begin combing through Mr. Trump’s financial records.

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Manhattan D.A. Recruits Top Prosecutor for Trump Inquiry

The Manhattan district attorney has enlisted a former federal prosecutor who is an expert on white-collar crime to join the team investigating the Trump family business.

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Manafort Can’t Be Prosecuted After Trump Pardon, New York Court Rules

The Court of Appeals let stand a lower-court ruling that the Manhattan district attorney’s prosecution of Paul Manafort was barred by the double jeopardy rule.

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Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance brokerage, in the latest indication that he still faces the potential threat of criminal charges once he leaves office.

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Tenants Sue Trump Over Scheme That Drove Up Their Rents

The latest legal front against the outbound president involves a maneuver that earned him and his siblings millions while lowering their taxes.

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Trump Tax Write-Offs Are Ensnared in 2 New York Fraud Investigations

Inquiries into the president and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, are now looking at tax deductions taken on consulting fees. Some of the payments appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump.

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As Soon as Trump Leaves Office, He Faces Greater Risk of Prosecution

The president is more vulnerable than ever to an investigation into his business practices and taxes.

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Manafort Prosecution Barred by Double Jeopardy Rule, Appeals Court Says

The Manhattan district attorney has tried to ensure Paul Manafort would still face prison time if President Trump pardoned him.

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The Police Can Probably Break Into Your Phone

At least 2,000 law enforcement agencies have tools to get into encrypted smartphones, according to new research, and they are using them far more than previously known.

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Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Block Subpoena for His Tax Records

The president’s personal lawyers say lower courts should not have upheld a broad subpoena by the Manhattan district attorney.

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Manhattan D.A. Can Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns, Judges Rule

The dispute will now likely head to the Supreme Court for a second time.

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Judges Express Skepticism Over Trump’s Bid to Block Tax Return Subpoena

A three-judge appeals panel is expected to rule soon in the legal battle to obtain eight years of the president’s tax returns.

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Trump Says D.A. Is Using ‘Speculation and Innuendo’ to Get His Tax Returns

Prosecutors have suggested in court papers that an investigation into the president could focus on a range of possible crimes.

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Trump Could Be Investigated for Tax Fraud, D.A. Says for First Time

The assertion by the Manhattan district attorney offered rare insight into the office’s investigation of the president and his businesses.

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Trump Accuses Judge of ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Him in Tax Ruling

The president is appealing an order that allowed his tax returns and other financial records to be released to the Manhattan district attorney.

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Manhattan Gynecologist Faces Federal Charges Over 6 Sex Abuse Accusations

The former doctor, Robert A. Hadden, was charged with enticing women, including one minor, to engage in illegal sex acts.

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Trump Wins Another Delay in Turning Over Tax Returns

A federal appeals panel ruled the president does not have to furnish his records to the Manhattan district attorney while the court considers his appeal.

#manhattan-nyc, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

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N.Y.S. A.G. Investigates Whether Trump Organization Improperly Inflated Property Values

The New York State attorney general is investigating whether the president and the Trump Organization improperly inflated the value of his holdings.

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Trump’s Legal Entanglements in N.Y.

The president, his company and some of his associates have long been the focus of investigations overseen by officials in New York.

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Trump Must Turn Over Tax Returns to D.A., Judge Rules

A federal judge rejected the president’s argument that a subpoena seeking eight years of his tax returns was ‘wildly overbroad.’

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Trump Is Not Entitled to Details of Tax Returns Inquiry, D.A. Says

Manhattan prosecutors said in new court filings that the president did not have a right to know why a grand jury demanded his tax records.

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Trump Says Subpoena for His Tax Returns Is Illegal ‘Harassment’

The filing was the latest salvo in the battle between President Trump and the Manhattan district attorney, who has been investigating his business practices.

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Trump’s Bank Was Subpoenaed by N.Y. Prosecutors in Criminal Inquiry

The subpoena, sent to Deutsche Bank, suggests that the inquiry into President Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.

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President Trump and his Company Investigated for Possible Fraud, Filing Suggests

The office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., made the disclosure in a new court filing arguing Mr. Trump should turn over his tax returns.

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Trump Again Tries to Block Subpoena for Taxes, Calling It ‘Wildly Overbroad’

The president mounted his most forceful and detailed legal attack yet on the subpoena for his tax returns from the Manhattan district attorney.

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D.A. Accuses Trump of Delay ‘Strategy’ in Fight Over Tax Returns

The Manhattan district attorney told a judge that by refusing to comply with a subpoena, the president is effectively putting himself above the law.

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Trump Raises New Objections to Subpoena Seeking His Tax Returns

The effort came less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the Manhattan district attorney to demand the records.

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He Beat Trump and Weinstein. Why Is This D.A.’s Standing Still Shaky?

The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., has two big recent victories, but still has not said whether he is seeking re-election.

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After Trump’s Supreme Court Loss, D.A. Moves Closer to Getting Tax Records

A lower-court judge swiftly scheduled a hearing for next week on the Manhattan prosecutor’s demand to see President Trump’s financial records.

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The Path to Trump’s Tax Records

Manhattan prosecutors scored a win with the Supreme Court’s ruling that President Trump could not a block a subpoena of his financial records.

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In the Supreme Court’s Trump Tax Ruling, Voters Lose

The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won’t see his taxes before November.

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Supreme Court to Decide if Trump Can Block Release of Tax Records

Around 10 a.m. Thursday, the justices are set to issue highly anticipated decisions on whether the president’s accountants and bankers must disclose information about his financial affairs.

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