Cohen informed prosecutors about Trump Organization's business dealings: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDozens of British lawmakers stand behind 'Squad' amid Trump attacks #IStandWithIlhan trends after crowd at Trump rally chants 'Send her back' 'Racism' top search after Trump rally: Merriam Webster MORE's former lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly told prosecutors about possible irregular business dealings within the Trump family business.

The New York Times reports that sources familiar with Cohen's discussions with prosecutors in Manhattan say that the lawyer spoke about insurance claims the Trump Organization had filed, though it was unclear what the possible irregularities were.

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It also wasn't clear how serious the implications of Cohen's information was to prosecutors, according to the Times.

Cohen is awaiting the start of his three-year prison term, set to begin later this year, and could possibly be working with prosecutors in an attempt to reduce his sentence, according to the report.

The White House declined to comment to the Times, referring questions instead to the Trump Organization, which did not respond to inquiries.
 
The White House did not immediately reply to a request for comment from The Hill. 
 
Prosecutors also questioned Cohen about his conversations with Imaad Zuberi, a political fundraiser who tried to hire Cohen as a consultant around the time of Trump's inauguration while donating $900,000 to the inaugural committee, according to the Times.
 
Lanny Davis, Cohen's attorney, told the newspaper that Cohen was “interested in cooperating with and assisting” prosecutors “in any way they believe is helpful" when asked for comment.
 
Cohen was convicted last year of bank and tax fraud as well as campaign finance violations for his role in payments made to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women who alleged having had affairs with Trump before he was president.
 
-- Updated at 5:46 p.m.