Top Trump Organization Execs to Be Charged With Tax-Related Crimes

President of the United States Donald Trump speaking with supporters at an "An Address to Young Americans" event hosted by Students for Trump and Turning Point Action at Dream City Church in Phoenix, Arizona. Gage Skidmore Flickr.

The Manhattan district attorney’s office is expected to charge the Trump Organization and its CFO, Allen Weisselberg with tax-related crimes on Thursday. The pending charges will not implicate former President Donald Trump according to his attorney.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

The Trump Organization and Mr. Weisselberg are expected to face charges related to allegedly evading taxes on fringe benefits, the people said. For months, the Manhattan district attorney’s office and New York state attorney general’s office have been investigating whether Mr. Weisselberg and other employees illegally avoided paying taxes on perks—such as cars, apartments and private-school tuition—that they received from the Trump Organization.

A sole focus on fringe benefits would be unusual, former prosecutors said. It is rare to charge an individual or company for failure to pay taxes on employee benefits alone, though such charges are used as part of larger cases. Some lawyers said that if prosecutors were going after the Trump Organization for fringe benefits alone, when few other companies face such charges, it would risk making the probe look biased.

Others said charges could be a tactic to further pressure Mr. Weisselberg, who has rejected prosecutors’ efforts to gain his cooperation, the people said.

Mr. Trump, a Republican, has denied wrongdoing and said the investigations, conducted by offices led by Democrats, are politically motivated. Earlier this week, he said in a statement that the case is composed of “things that are standard practice throughout the U.S. business community, and in no way a crime.”



Subscribe
Notify of
guest
9 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Kat
Kat
3 months ago

Democrats are the most disgusting, vile, evil individuals you will ever meet in your life. When are the Dems going to be held accountable for the numerous crimes they have committed and get away with. The FBI and the DOJ are useless organizations. They ignore the Crimes being committed by this fucked up administration.

Steve
Steve
3 months ago
Reply to  Kat

TODAYS THREE LETTER AGENCIES ARE BOTH COMPLICIT AND INTERWOVEN CRIMINALLY IN THAT CULT DEMONIC ADMINISTRATION!!

CindyP
CindyP
3 months ago

Is anyone else sick and tired of this never ending witch hunt and kangaroo court/

Jawad
Jawad
3 months ago

And who is surprised by these NYC slime devils going after DJT with vile hatred? I question their motives and declare them suspect.

Martha
Martha
3 months ago

Those are bogus charges, pay taxes on a gift…the TRUMP organization already paid the tax when they bought the car or the apartment now they want to tax the same item twice while they were gifted the already paid taxed item, BO’s wife big Mike got a nice jewelry item from Melania TRUMP it was on video, big mike should be ready to receive the same charges we doubt pay any taxes to NY.

Bobby
Bobby
3 months ago

All big companies and wealthy people use tax loopholes so start looking at these other people for the same crime if there is one.
Why hasn’t Clinton Foundation been investigated for the same.

Jim NH61
Jim NH61
3 months ago

None of this has anything to do with the law. This is all about keeping Trump from running AND WINNING in 2024

Steve
Steve
3 months ago

SOUNDS LIKE THE SPOKEN “PATRIOT TAX” (demoncrats and rhino establishment ploy) IN WHICH ANYONE WITH ANYTHING OF SUGGESTED VALUE, EVEN AFTER PURCHASE TAXES WILL BE MANDATED TO PAY EVEN MORE EXTORTIONING AND LAUNDERING TAXES…OFF THE BACKS OF HARD WORKING PEOPLE!!!

SconsinPatriot
SconsinPatriot
3 months ago

Of COURSE this is politically motivated. What about tax evasion by democrats? Am SURE there’s PLENTY to look into!

By submitting this form, I hereby consent to TrumpTrainNews.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which permits TrumpTrainNews.com and its affiliates to contact me.