The criminal investigation into the former president crashed amid a disagreement about the merits of bringing a case. The debate pitted a new district attorney against two veteran prosecutors who had pursued a case against Mr. Trump for years.
In court papers, the former president’s family business and Allen Weisselberg, its longtime chief financial officer, called the case against them politically motivated.
The statements are at the center of two investigations into whether the former president and his company exaggerated the value of their assets.
After leading a three-year investigation into the former president, the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., will hand it to his successor.
New developments suggest the long-running inquiry has returned to an earlier focus: the valuations the former president and his family business applied to properties as it sought loans.
The investigation, by the Westchester County district attorney’s office, increases the legal scrutiny of the former president and his family business.
A Manhattan judge set a trial schedule for Allen Weisselberg and the Trump Organization on Monday that could coincide with the run-up to the 2022 midterm elections.
Matthew Calamari, the chief operating officer at the Trump Organization, is under scrutiny. His son testified before a grand jury Thursday.
The removal of Allen Weisselberg from dozens of subsidiaries could signal a looming shake-up in former President Donald Trump’s family business.
The Supreme Court, Congress, even the White House. — the reverberations are everywhere.
The first criminal prosecution involving the former president’s business hearkens back to Fred Trump’s $16,135 purchase of boilers in the 1990s.
The criminal case against the former president’s business could deliver a blow to his finances, and he remains the focus of a broader investigation in New York.
Charges against the former president’s company and a top executive, explained.
The Trump Organization and Mr. Weisselberg have been indicted in connection with a tax investigation and are expected to appear in court later Thursday.
The Trump Organization executive is expected to be charged on Thursday, along with the company, as he comes under increasing pressure to turn on the family.
An indictment against the business, the Trump Organization, and a top executive, Allen Weisselberg, could come as soon as this week in Manhattan.
An indictment of the Trump Organization could mark the first criminal charges to emerge from an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney into Donald J. Trump and his business dealings.
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.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office subpoenaed Jeffrey McConney, a long-serving financial executive at the company.
The move increased the investigative muscle looking into the former president and his family business.
The investigation into the former president has led prosecutors to subpoena records from a New York City private school.
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.
Manhattan district attorney investigators who are examining possible financial fraud have asked witnesses about Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer at the Trump Organization.
Among those under consideration for grants of clemency are the former New York Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver and the rapper Lil Wayne.