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The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance

Aug. 21, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation of Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, say he will plead guilty to federal charges...

AP sources: Michael Cohen to plead guilty in New York to charges including campaign finance and bank fraud, tax evasion

Aug. 21, 2018 2:59 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP sources: Michael Cohen to plead guilty in New York to charges including campaign finance and bank fraud, tax evasion.

AP source: Donald Trump's ex-attorney Michael Cohen reaches plea deal in New York financial fraud case

Aug. 21, 2018 2:42 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: Donald Trump's ex-attorney Michael Cohen reaches plea deal in New York financial fraud case.

AP sources: Cohen in talks to strike plea deal in fraud case

Aug. 21, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were pursuing negotiations with prosecutors that could result in a plea deal and a court hearing was set for Tuesday afternoon, according to two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation. If a deal is struck,...

Trump ex-attorney Michael Cohen to appear in New York federal court this afternoon amid talk of plea deal in fraud case

Aug. 21, 2018 2:09 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Trump ex-attorney Michael Cohen to appear in New York federal court this afternoon amid talk of plea deal in fraud case.

Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can't agree on 1 count?

Aug. 21, 2018 12:25 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked the judge Tuesday what it should do if it cannot reach a consensus for a single count in the case. Jurors posed the question to U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III on their fourth day of...

The Latest: Manafort jury could be stuck on 1 count

Aug. 21, 2018 11:51 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort wants to know what to do if it cannot reach a consensus for a single count in the case. Jurors posed the question to U.S. District...

2 employees sentenced in mental health clinic fraud

Aug. 21, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two former employees of a nonprofit mental health clinic have been sentenced for their roles in helping a member of a politically connected Philadelphia family who was convicted of defrauding the clinic out of more than $1 million. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that...

AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

Aug. 20, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing other financial crimes, two people familiar with the federal probe said Monday. The people confirmed...

No verdict in Manafort trial after 3 days of deliberations

Aug. 20, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Jurors deliberated until 6:15 p.m. Monday, later than usual, before being dismissed for the day. They'll resume Tuesday...