The Feds seem to be looking deeply into Donald Trump finances thru Micheal Cohen’s case….
Allen Weisselberg, the longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, entered an immunity deal with federal prosecutors in exchange for his testimony about Michael Cohen, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty to eight felonies in federal court on Tuesday. His plea deal described how Cohen had submitted false invoices to the Trump organization as a way of being reimbursed for hush payments Cohen made to women who had alleged affairs with Trump.
Weisselberg’s knowledge of the inner workings of the Trump Organization may be second only to Trump’s. He has served as executive vice-president and chief financial officer of the organization for decades. After he was elected, Trump said he was leaving the business in the hands of Weisselberg and his sons.
Prosecutors reached a similar immunity deal with David Pecker, the publisher of National Enquirer magazine, the Journal reported Thursday.
It was not clear whether Weisselberg and Pecker testified as part of investigations targeting someone other than Cohen. In court on Tuesday, Cohen said that Trump had directed him to make the payments, which violated campaign finance laws….