The US Federal Bureau of investigation initiated in July 2017 monitoring of measures to counter the long-time lawyer of President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen ,. From on Tuesday released court documents show that the FBI in the course of the investigation by the special investigator Robert Mueller, the approval for a review of the E-Mail traffic, Cohen's requested and on 18. July 2017 received. Cohen's apartment and office in New York and were only in April 2018 searched.
The approval was initially restricted to the E-Mail Cohen's between January 2016 and July 2017, but extended to the period starting in June 2015 In the 900 pages of documents to investigators to substantiate your request for a search of Cohen's. Accordingly, Cohen had lied about his income on several New York Bank accounts, by "forgot", payments of foreign companies in the amount of approximately 2.8 million dollars to indicate that he, the President took between January 2017 – Trump – and January 2018.
Also Vekselberg-company paid
Cohen have received because of its proximity to the US President by several foreign companies, payments in six figures as a consideration for his "consultant services": Therefore, he received not only by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis, nearly a Million dollars, but also from the aerospace group Korean Aerospace Industries 600'000 dollars and the Swiss investment firm Columbus Nova, which is controlled by the Russian Viktor Vekselberg, 583'000 dollars.
The documents had previously been for months kept secret, some names are redacted. Special investigator Mueller examined in may 2017, the alleged Russian interference in the election campaign of 2016, in favor of the current US President, Trump, and possible collusion between the Trump Team and Moscow.
Cohen had been convicted in December by a New York court to a three - year prison sentence for tax and financial offences and of earlier false statements to the Congress. The offences he committed a large part associated with his many years of working for Trump.
Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, said on Monday evening, the publication of the documents will reinforce Cohen's interest to cooperate with the justice, and "to tell the truth about Donald Trump". (fal/sda)
Created: 19.03.2019, 22:39 PM