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Trump Org CFO's ex-daughter-in-law hired a former top financial fraud prosecutor to pore over 'boxes of documents'

Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images A witness cooperating with prosecutors looking into Trump has hired an expert in financial crimes. Duncan Levin, a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office, represents Jennifer Weisselberg. The ex-wife of a key Trump Organization employee has been turning over documents to prosecutors. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cooperating witness i...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, New York City, Trends, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Barry, Central Park, Trump, Cyrus Vance, Donald, Melania Trump, Bloomberg News, Vance


Trump Org CFO's ex-daughter-in-law has 'several boxes of documents' left to give prosecutors, her lawyer says

Donald Trump in 2018. Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg has more documents to give prosecutors, her lawyer said. She's the ex-wife of a Trump Org employee and cooperating with investigations into Trump's finances. Weisselberg hired a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office to sift through the documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, a cooperating witness in investigations into Donald Trump's finances, st...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Trends, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Bloomberg News, Vance, Levin, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Cyrus Vance Jr, Wollman Rink


Jennifer Weisselberg has 'several boxes of documents' left to give prosecutors investigating Trump, her lawyer says

Donald Trump in 2018. Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg has more documents to give prosecutors, her lawyer said. She's the ex-wife of a Trump Org employee and cooperating with investigations into Trump's finances. Weisselberg hired a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office to sift through the documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, a cooperating witness in investigations into Donald Trump's finances, st...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Trends, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Bloomberg News, Vance, Levin, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Cyrus Vance Jr, Wollman Rink


Morning Docket: 04.01.21

* The New York Attorney General has settled a lawsuit with the maker of Life Alert. Maybe the company's defenses have fallen and they can't get up... [WIVB] * A driver has pleaded guilty in a crash that killed a prominent Ohio lawyer. [ ] * LGBTQ students are suing the Department of Justice over alleged discrimination at federally funded religious colleges. [NBC News] * A lawyer for the New York Attorney General alleges that the leader of the National Rifles Association kept its board in t...
Tags: New York, Law, Ohio, Lgbtq, Dc, Department Of Justice, Wall Street Journal, ABA Journal, Nra, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Life Alert, National Rifles Association


WSJ: Cuomo Aides Subpoenaed In Sexual Harassment Investigation

The New York state attorney general’s office has subpoenaed dozens of Cuomo administration officials, including top aide, Melissa DeRosa, for its investigation into sexual harassment claims against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), the . [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: New York, News, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, Cuomo, Melissa DeRosa, New York Attorney General, COVID-19, Zoë Richards


The Trump Organization controlled employees by giving them houses and paying for their kids' tuition instead of giving raises, the ex-wife of a key employee says

Donald Trump at Trump Tower on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Org used financial arrangements to control employees, a Trump investigation witness said. It paid for apartments and tuition instead of normal salary raises, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Manhattan DA's office hired investigators who have experience studying mob finances. See more stories on Insider's business page. The former wife of a key Trump Organization employee scrutinized by pro...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, Trends, Strategy, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Central Park, Trump, Donald, Melania Trump, Bloomberg News, Allen, Trump Tower, Jennifer


Jennifer Weisselberg said she gave investigators probing Trump's finances '7 boxes of documents' she got in her divorce from the Trump Org CFO's son

Donald Trump in September. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg says she gave prosecutors looking into Trump "seven boxes" of documents. The Trump Organization documents came from a divorce case with the company's CFO's son. The Manhattan DA's office got a fuller picture of Trump Org finances after a subpoena in February. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prosecutors learned details about the Trump Organization's finances after a key employee tried ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Trends, Bloomberg, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Barry, The Washington Post, Central Park, Trump, Donald, Melania Trump, Trump Tower, Jennifer


The Trump Organization controlled employees by giving them houses and paying for their kids’ tuition instead of giving raises, the ex-wife of a key employee says

Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Org uses unusual financial arrangements to control employees, a cooperating witness said. It paid for apartments and tuition instead of normal salary raises, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Manhattan DA office hired investigators who have experience studying mob finances. See more stories on Insider's business page. The former wife of a key Trump Organizat...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, New York City, Trends, Strategy, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Central Park, Trump, Donald, Melania Trump, Bloomberg News, Allen, Trump Tower


Morning Docket: 03.03.21

* A chapter of The Satanic Temple lost a cybersquatting lawsuit against former members. Oh hell... [Info Security Magazine] * A top lawyer for Goldman Sachs is reportedly heading for the exit. [New York Post] * A new lawsuit alleges that cities used curfews to crush legitimate protests last summer. [Los Angeles Times] * The New York Attorney General has a stark warning for the cryptocurrency industry. [CNBC] * Joe Exotic has hired a new lawyer in his bid for a new trial. Please let this al...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Law, Los Angeles, Hell, Goldman Sachs, Satanic Temple, Los Angeles Times, Cnbc, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Joe Exotic


New York Attorney General says cryptocurrencies are 'high-risk' and 'unstable', and urges caution when trading

Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images NY attorney general Letitia James called cryptocurrencies "high-risk" and" unstable" investments. She urged investors to exercise "extreme caution" when trading the digital assets. James also warned brokers, dealers, and advisors, of the possibility of facing "both civil and criminal liability" for unauthorized businesses. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday called cryptocurren...
Tags: New York, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, James, Letitia James, New York Attorney General, Cryptocurrency Trading, Isabelle Lee, Yuriko Nakao Getty, Things Before the Opening Bell New York


Cryptocurrency trading platform Coinseed sued by New York and SEC for selling 'worthless' tokens to investors

New York Attorney General Letitia James at her inauguration in January 2019. Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images New York attorney general Letitia James announced a lawsuit Wednesday against cryptocurrency trading platform Coinseed. The state attorney general is seeking to shut down the app and ban the founders of Coinseed from future investment schemes.  The lawsuit says Coinseed financed its "fraudulent" company by conducting an initial coin offering that sold "worthless" CSD to...
Tags: New York, Trends, Markets, Crypto, Trading, SEC, Cryptocurrencies, Securities And Exchange Commission, James, Letitia James, New York State Department of Financial Services, New York Attorney General, Andrew Lichtenstein Corbis, Getty Images New York, Isabelle Lee, Coinseed


Morning Docket: 02.15.21

Ed. note : Due to the Presidents’ Day holiday, we will not be publishing today. We will be back in full force tomorrow. * An impeachment lawyer for Donald Trump said he was "going to Disney World" following Trump's acquittal. Did he pour Gatorade on himself too? [Business Insider * The home of a lawyer representing Donald Trump at his impeachment trial was vandalized last week. [Forbes] * Amazon has filed a lawsuit against the New York Attorney General over employment practices at the comp...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Law, Connecticut, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Disney World, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Attorney General of Texas, Forbes -RSB- Amazon, Thinking Amazon


Pressure mounts on Trump as former lawyers for the Trump Organization will have to surrender documents to the New York attorney general investigating him

(L) New York Attorney General Letitia James in August 2020. (R) Former President Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump on January 20, 2021 Brendan McDermid/Leah Millis/Reuters The Trump Organization's former law firm must hand over documents to the New York Attorney General. It's the latest step in a probe into whether Trump falsely inflated the value of his assets. A judge ruled that the documents were not protected by attorney-client privilege. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, News UK, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Melania Trump, Trump National Golf Club, R, Trump Organization, Trump Foundation, Morgan Lewis Bockius, Letitia James, L, Los Angeles Read


Breaking up Facebook is 'on the table,' says Letitia James, the New York attorney general leading the antitrust case against it

New York Attorney General Letitia James. Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images New York Attorney General Letitia James told Bloomberg a Facebook breakup is "on the table." James is leading an antitrust case with other states against Facebook. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is leading an antitrust case against Facebook, said a breakup of the company is "on the table," Bloomberg Businessweek ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Whatsapp, Tech News, House Of Representatives, Antitrust, Bloomberg Businessweek, Justice Department, Alphabet


Morning Docket: 12.29.20

* A new lawsuit alleges that New York City restaurants should be open for indoor dining because this "saves lives." Since I can't cook for my life, I might agree... [New York Post] * A Connecticut lawyer allegedly shot his wife on Christmas Day and then killed himself in an apparent murder-suicide. [Connecticut Law Tribune] * The New York Attorney General is warning of COVID-19 vaccine scams. [Rochester Democrat & Chronicle] * California is now allowing lawsuits for emotional distress even...
Tags: New York Post, Law, California, New York City, Netflix, Connecticut, North Carolina, The Goonies, San Francisco Chronicle, Outer Banks, Connecticut Law Tribune, Goonies, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Rochester Democrat Chronicle


Morning Docket: 12.17.20

* Sanctions have been upheld for a lawyer who included a haiku and cited to Bugs Bunny in litigation papers. "That's all folks!"... [ABA Journal] * A New York man, who allegedly posed as a lawyer to bilk elderly victims of money supposedly needed to bail out grandchildren, has been indicted. [New York Post] * A fake immigration lawyer in Florida has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft and other charges. Lots of lawyer wannabes in the Morning Docket today! [Tampa Bay Times] * A judge...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, New York, Law, ABA Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Denny, Tampa Bay Times, Trump Organization, Connecticut Law Tribune, Denny's, Morning Docket, Looney Toons, New York Attorney General, Bugs Bunny


Morning Docket: 12.09.20

* A company that makes a law firm performance review platform has hired its first general counsel. Wonder how they'll track his performance... [Corporate Counsel] * A new lawsuit alleges that an Illinois funeral home gave out the wrong ashes to family members of the deceased. [Insurance Journal] * A lawyer for President Trump has been sued for saying that a former cybersecurity chief should be shot for statements made about the election. [Bloomberg Law] * Check out this New York City lawyer...
Tags: New York, Law, New York City, House Of Cards, Fox News, Santa, Illinois, General Counsel, Trump, Elf, Mike Pence, Insurance Journal, Morning Docket, Bloomberg Law, New York Attorney General, President Trump


Morning Docket: 11.24.20

* Law enforcement personnel have filed a lawsuit to stop the legalization of marijuana in South Dakota. The Super Troopers would have never done this... [Hill] * The New York Attorney General is suing the Buffalo diocese for an alleged "sex abuse cover-up." [BBC] * New Jersey has passed a new law aimed at protecting home addresses and other information of judges and other public officials after the family of a New Jersey federal judge was attacked earlier this year. [NBC News] * The Attor...
Tags: Google, New York, Law, Marijuana, Bbc, South Dakota, New Jersey, Antitrust, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Hill, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Esther Salas, Attorney General of Indiana, The Attorney General of Indiana


Morning Docket 11.18.20

* Another class action has been filed over Nintendo controllers that allegedly drift during gameplay. Is this why I always lose at Super Smash Bros....? [Polygon] * An attorney will not be sanctioned for leaving an allegedly harassing voicemail on the phone of a lawyer representing the Trump Campaign. [Patriot News] * Rudy Giuliani allegedly sought to be paid $20,000 a day to work on post-election lawsuits for the Trump Campaign. [New York Times] * The New York Attorney General is taking a ...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Law, New Jersey, Nintendo, Super Smash Bros, Rudy Giuliani, New Jersey Law Journal, Trump Campaign, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, COVID-19, Trump Campaign -LSB- New York Times


Morning Docket: 10.06.20

* A Michigan lawyer has changed his name to get more recognition from voters. This definitely worked for Eddie Murphy's character in The Distinguished Gentleman. [ABA Journal] * Eric Trump was deposed yesterday as part of a probe conducted by the New York Attorney General's Office. [CNN] * A Tennessee lawyer has been suspended from practice for allegedly forging a witness' signature on a court document. [Bloomberg Law] * A lawyer has been charged with allegedly trying to extort the Universi...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Tennessee, Mlb, Fox News, Michigan, ABA Journal, Eddie Murphy, Trump Organization, University of Maryland Medical Center, Eric Trump, New York Attorney General s Office, Minor League, Morning Docket, Bloomberg Law, New York Attorney General


Morning Docket: 09.28.20

* Lawyers argued yesterday that a TikTock ban would be "devastating." Many would definitely be devastated if they couldn't see humorous videos during the quarantine... [Verge] * A lawyer at Debevoise and Plimpton has had his protest-related charges dropped. [American Lawyer] * Google's parent company has settled a lawsuit claiming that it failed to properly handle sexual misconduct allegations against executives. [ ] * The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office will not prosecute a journali...
Tags: Google, New York, Law, Office, Los Angeles, New York Times, Fdr Drive, Alphabet, Plimpton, Morning Docket, Debevoise, New York Attorney General, Tiktok, Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, Debevoise and Plimpton


Morning Docket: 09.22.20

* An attorney involved in an apparent extortion scheme involving Roundup litigation has been sentenced to two years in prison. Guess he's the one getting round up now... [Law360] * The New York Attorney General is readying for litigation after the Department of Justice labeled New York City an "anarchist jurisdiction." [CNBC] * A lawyer is attempting to delay the execution of his client by arguing that the lawyer is vulnerable to COVID-19 but still should be present during his client's execu...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Roundup, Law, New York City, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cnbc, Ginsburg, Indiana Public Media, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, COVID-19


Morning Docket: 09.18.20

* Nicki Minaj has scored a win in a lawsuit alleging that one of her songs infringed on another artist's copyright. Hope there were live performances at the motion hearing... [Vulture] * If you ever wanted to know the amazing story of New York personal injury powerhouse Cellino and Barnes, check out this article...and listen to the jingle. [Intelligencer] * InfoWars founder Alex Jones has been denied a delay in a defamation lawsuit stemming from Jones' statements about the Sandy Hook shooti...
Tags: Florida, New York, Law, Nicki Minaj, Nbc News, UPS, Imdb, Jones, Alex Jones, Barnes, Cellino, Eric Trump, Infowars, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Cellino & Barnes


Morning Docket: 09.16.20

* The New York Attorney General has announced a settlement with Dunkin' over a security breach. I don't mind others knowing how much pumpkin coffee I've been drinking... [CBS News] * Oral arguments at New York's highest court were canceled earlier this month because one of the attorneys had a high temperature. [Brooklyn Eagle] * The Justice Department is looking into whether John Bolton (not Michael Bolton) improperly divulged confidential information in his new book. [Fox News] * A Texas l...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Texas, Law, Cbs News, Fox News, Justice Department, Myspace, Louisville, Louisville Kentucky, John Bolton, Dunkin, Michael Bolton, New York Court of Appeals, Brooklyn Eagle, Morning Docket


Morning Docket: 08.25.20

* A Pennsylvania golf course has defaulted in a lawsuit alleging illicit discrimination. Maybe they knew it would be a "fore"gone conclusion they'd lose... [Patriot News] * The New York Attorney General has sued the Trump Organization over financial investigations into the company. [Forbes] * Apparently, the ongoing pandemic is making it difficult to tell Scott Peterson his death penalty sentence has been overturned. [Fox News] * The Attorney General of the Virgin Islands has subpoenaed bil...
Tags: New York, Law, Pennsylvania, Golf, Fox News, Cnbc, Forbes, Virgin Islands, Jeffrey Epstein, Trump Organization, U S government, Scott Peterson, Leon Black, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Trump Administration


Morning Docket: 08.12.20

* An Atlanta attorney has surrendered her law license after she placed a judge's initials on a court order. Those little letters were extremely costly... [Daily Report] * Instagram is facing a lawsuit over allegations that it illicitly harvests biometric data of users. [Bloomberg] * Will Smith and Warner Brothers have settled a lawsuit about an upcoming biopic on the father of Venus and Serena Williams. [Fox Business] * Attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell are asking for more time for documents...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Instagram, Law, California, Attorney General, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Will Smith, Serena Williams, Warner Brothers, Venus, Venus Williams, Ghislaine Maxwell, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket


Morning Docket: 08.10.20

* TikTok is allegedly preparing to sue the Trump Administration over an order that may force the company to leave United States markets. If given permission, TikTok can likely serve process in some really creative ways... [Verge] * A lawyer behind a lawsuit aimed at overturning California's school closure order says that closing schools impacts fundamental rights and violates equal protection. [Fox News] * The Attorney General of Texas welcomed the National Rifle Association to the Lone Star...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Texas, Law, California, Austin, United States, Fox News, Fort Worth, Jussie Smollett, Chicago Tribune, Fort Worth Texas, Lone Star State, National Rifle Association, Califonia, Morning Docket


Morning Docket: 08.07.20

* President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen apparently has a job offer to be a political consultant after he is released from jail. Seems like he landed on his feet after being disbarred. [SF Gate] * A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at tossing the new proxy voting system adopted by the House of Representative amid COVID-19 concerns. [USA Today] * Simon Property Group, one of the nation's largest shopping center landlords, has filed claims against the Gap for allegedly "tak...
Tags: New York, Law, Bloomberg, House, New York Times, Will Smith, Usa Today, Trump, Nra, Michael Cohen, National Rifle Association, Simon Property Group, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, The gap, President Trump


Morning Docket: 07.07.20

* The Supreme Court has upheld a ban on automated calls to mobile phones. Maybe now I'll stop getting calls about my car's extended warranty... [USA Today] * Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyer says that Maxwell will never reveal the full connections between Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein. [New York Post] * The New York Attorney General has ordered a Black Lives Matter organization to stop soliciting donations in the state since the organization did to comply with the proper registrations. [New Yo...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Supreme Court, Law, Bbc, Maxwell, Prince Andrew, Black Lives Matter, Law360, New York Daily News, Central Park, Andrew, Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket


Morning Docket: 07.02.20

* Novartis has settled a lawsuit which included allegations that the drugmaker gave money to doctors to induce them into prescribing certain medications. These claims would have spiced up the movie Love and Other Drugs... [NBC News] * An Ohio attorney has been arrested on federal bribery and extortion charges. [Toledo Blade] * Only seven law firm mergers and combinations have occurred during the second quarter of 2020 according to Altman Weil, likely due to the chilling effects of the ongoi...
Tags: New York, Law, Nbc News, Harvey Weinstein, Ohio, Novartis, ABA Journal, Altman Weil, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, COVID-19, Love and Other Drugs