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NY prosecutors subpoena bank records of top Trump Org insider

New York state prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed the personal bank records of the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer in the investigation into former President Trump and his company, The New York Times reports.

Prosecutors are reportedly looking into gifts Allen Weisselberg, who has been with the Trump Organization for decades, and his family received from Trump. The CFO has not been accused of any criminal activity, noted The Times, which reported earlier this month that the investigation was shifting its focus to Weisselberg.

The former daughter-in-law of Weisselberg spoke out this month about the probe into the Trump Organization CFO, claiming she had discussed the situation “multiple times” with the Manhattan district attorney’s office.

Jennifer Weisselberg declined to speak in-depth about the conversations, but mentioned the attorneys were looking for information on Weisselberg, as he is likely the most knowledgable person on the organization’s finances.

Trump “discusses everything with him,” Jennifer Weisselberg told NBC News. “And Donald trusts him to continue the legacy the way his father set things up.”

Jennifer Weisselberg added that attorneys were interested in gifts that she had received from Trump and the organization, including an apartment on Central Park South, according to The Times.

Weisselberg’s lawyer, Mary Mulligan, declined to provide comment to The Hill.

The subpoena into Weisselberg’s financial records are the latest probe in the investigation of the Trump Organization’s business dealings, including possible tax, insurance and bank fraud.

The probe intensified in late February after the Manhattan DA’s office managed to obtain Trump’s tax returns from his accounting firm, Mazars USA, despite his efforts to shield them.

Tags Allen Weisselberg Allen Weisselberg Donald Trump Donald Trump Investigation Legal affairs of Donald Trump Tax returns of Donald Trump The Trump Organization Trump

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