Allen H. Weisselberg is doing time in a NYC prison at Rikers Island….
That place is for all types of criminals, something Weisselberg is not….
He’s doing time for ‘cooking’ the Trump organiztion books….
DA Bragg really doesn’t want anything more from the guy except for him to ‘turn or flip’ and testify against his former boss, the ex-President Donadl Trump…
To that end?
The DA’s office has notified Weuisseberg that they just COULD go after him for more illegal stuff that just could keep him in for a longer period of time…..
The DA had initially said he wasn’t interested in fgoing after Trump criminally….
That was then…
He’s changed his mind it would appear….
Manhattan prosecutors this week warned that they might file new fraud charges against Allen H. Weisselberg, a longtime top executive at Donald J. Trump’s real estate business — increasing pressure on Mr. Weisselberg to cooperate in a broader investigation into the former president, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Mr. Weisselberg, the Trump Organization’s former chief financial officer, is already serving a five-month sentence in the Rikers Island jail complex after pleading guilty to unrelated tax fraud charges. While he testified against the company at its trial on the same charges last year, he has for years refused to turn on Mr. Trump directly.
But as the Manhattan district attorney, Alvin L. Bragg, jump-starts his office’s effort to indict Mr. Trump, his prosecutors are using the prospect of additional charges to exert leverage over Mr. Weisselberg, the people with knowledge of the matter said. The potential charges, which prosecutors conveyed to the former executive’s legal team this week, center on insurance fraud and could lead to a significant prison sentence for Mr. Weisselberg, who is 75.
He is facing the new round of pressure as the prosecutors begin to present evidence to a grand jury about Mr. Trump’s involvement in paying hush money to a porn star during the 2016 presidential campaign. On Monday, the prosecutors began questioning witnesses in the grand jury about the hush money paid to Stormy Daniels, the porn star who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump…
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