Manhattan D.A. calls new grand jury in Trump Organization case -Washington Post

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Trump Organization main fiscal serviceman Allen Weisselberg appears for his arraignment proceeding successful New York State Supreme Court successful the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., July 1, 2021. Barry Williams/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Nov 4 (Reuters) - - The Manhattan territory lawyer has convened a caller expansive assemblage to measurement imaginable further charges successful the Trump Organization case, the Washington Post reported connected Thursday.

The Trump Organization and its main fiscal officer, Allen Weisselberg, were charged successful July with taxation fraud arising from a probe into erstwhile U.S. President Donald Trump's concern and its practices.

Both Weisselberg and the institution pleaded not guilty. A Republican, Trump himself has not been charged and calls the charges politically motivated.

A spokesperson for the Manhattan District Attorney's bureau declined to comment. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, a Democrat, volition measurement down astatine the extremity of the year.

The Washington Post said this 2nd expansive assemblage was expected to analyse however the institution valued its assets, citing a idiosyncratic acquainted with the matter.

The archetypal indictment focused chiefly connected perks and benefits specified arsenic rent-free apartments and leased cars the Trump Organization provided to Weisselberg and different officials without due reporting connected taxation returns.

Vance volition beryllium succeeded by Alvin Bragg, a Democrat elected to the station connected Tuesday. Bragg has said helium volition not remark connected the lawsuit earlier taking office.

Reporting by Paul Grant and Karen Freifeld; Writing by Luc Cohen; Editing by Tim Ahmann and Howard Goller

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