Donald Trump’s docket: The latest on key cases and investigations centered on the ex-president and his businesses

Former President Donald Trump addresses the America First Agenda Summit in Washington, DC, on July 26, 2022.

Trump and his businesses are tangled in at least a dozen significant investigations and lawsuits.
Under inquiry are Trump’s alleged mishandling of sensitive documents, efforts to overturn the US election and possible financial wrongdoing.
Check back here for updates on Trump’s legal troubles, and for details on what’s coming next.

It’s hard to keep track of Donald Trump’s very busy legal docket. 

The former president is the subject of at least four major investigations into wrongdoing relating to his handling of White House documents, the election, the insurrection, and his finances — probes based in Florida, Fulton County, Georgia; Washington, D.C., and New York.

Trump’s business also remains under indictment in Manhattan for an alleged payroll tax-dodge scheme. On top of all that, Trump is fighting or bringing a grab-bag of important lawsuits that could financially cripple his international real estate and golf resort empire.

Keep up to date on the latest of Trump’s legal travails, both criminal and civil, with this guide to the ever-evolving Trump docket.

Trump with his former CFO Allen Weisselberg at Trump Tower in 2017.

The Trump Organization Payroll Case 

The Parties: The Manhattan DA is prosecuting The Trump Organization. 

The Issues: Trump’s real estate and golf resort business is accused of giving its executives pricey perks and benefits that were never reported as income to taxing authorities.

The company’s co-defendant, former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg, has pleaded guilty to the 15-year, payroll tax-dodge scheme.

As part of his August 18, 2022 plea deal, Weisselberg agreed to serve 5 months in jail and pay back $2 million in back taxes and penalties.

What’s next: Weisselberg also agreed to testify for the prosecution if lawyers for the Trump Organization fight the indictment at trial; an …read more

Source:: Businessinsider

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