Cohen paid unidentified tech company $50K 'in connection with' Trump campaign

Cohen paid unidentified tech company $50K 'in connection with' Trump campaign
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpImpeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent Feds say marijuana ties could prevent immigrants from getting US citizenship Trump approval drops to 2019 low after Mueller report's release: poll MORE’s former attorney Michael Cohen in 2016 paid $50,000 to an unidentified tech company “in connection with” the Trump campaign, according to court documents.

Cohen made the payment, first reported Wednesday by CNBC, for “tech services” that he “had solicited from a technology company during and in connection with the campaign,” according to court documents released Tuesday.


The documents do not say which company Cohen paid or what specific services it provided to the Trump campaign. Cohen sought reimbursement for the payment from the Trump Organization in January 2017, according to the court documents.

Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of bank fraud, tax fraud and campaign finance law violations related to Trump's 2016 campaign. He implicated Trump in the campaign finance violations, saying the New York real estate mogul directed him to make hush-money payments to women who said they had affairs with Trump.

Trump on Wednesday attacked Cohen, accusing him of making up stories to “get a deal" and falsely claiming that the charges he pleaded to are not actually crimes.