Judge releases 884K more items seized from Cohen to prosecutors

Judge releases 884K more items seized from Cohen to prosecutors
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Prosecutors now have more than 2 million pieces of evidence seized from President TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer Joint Chiefs chairman: 'The last thing in the world we need right now is a war with Iran' Pence: 'We're not convinced' downing of drone was 'authorized at the highest levels' Trump: Bolton would take on the whole world at one time MORE’s former lawyer Michael Cohen after a judge released 883,634 more items on Friday.

Special master Barbara Jones, who was appointed by a federal judge in April to examine the documents, noted that the items "were not designated privileged, partially privileged or highly personal," the New York Daily News reported Saturday. Her investigation is ongoing, she said.

Jones was appointed to probe the documents seized by the FBI when they raided Cohen’s home, office and hotel room earlier this year to determine whether the items are protected under attorney-client privilege or are highly personal.


Jones had already released 1,310,365 items to federal prosecutors earlier this month, the outlet noted.

The Daily News reported that investigators are still trying to crack Cohen’s Blackberry phone to retrieve more items.

Cohen is being investigated in New York for possible bank and wire fraud and potential campaign finance law violations.

Cohen paid adult-film star Stormy Daniels $130,000 before the 2016 presidential election as part of a nondisclosure agreement meant to keep her quiet about her alleged affair with Trump in 2006.

Trump later admitted to reimbursing Cohen for the payment.

Both have denied the payment constituted a campaign donation and Cohen has denied all allegations against him.