Handing over of documents which prosecutors step up pressure on Executive, Allen H. Weisselberg.
The former daughter-in-law of an executive Trump organization on Thursday turned over boxes full of financial documents to investigating Manhattan prosecutorson former President Donald J. Trump and his affairs, according to his representatives.
District attorney investigators Cyrus R. Vance Jr., acting on a summons to appear before a grand jury, gathered several boxes of documents and a laptop from the Upper West Side apartment of woman, Jennifer Weisselberg, who was married to a son of longtime Trump leader Allen H. Weisselberg.
The handing over of the documents offered the latest suggestion that prosecutors investigating possible fraud by Mr. Trump and his company are step up the pressure on Mr. Weisselberg, the company's chief financial officer, who has for decades looked after the finances of the Trump organization and pcould provide essential insider knowledge to investigators.
"I can confirm that Jennifer Weisselberg has been in close contact with the district attorney's office, handed them documents and continues to do so," said Duncan Levin, lawyer for Ms Weisselberg, who is the ex-wife of Mr Weisselberg's son Barry. "She is committed to cooperating with law enforcement and being fully transparent with investigators.
Ms. Weisselberg said in a recent interview that investigators from the district attorney's office visited his apartment weeks ago at his invitation, to examine a number of documents implicating his ex- husband and former stepfather. She said investigators took several of the documents. Thursday's visit suggests prosecutors collect additional cases.
Prosecutors have focused on the elder Mr. Weisselberg in recent weeks as they investigated whether Mr. Trump and his company manipulated the value of the properties they owned in order to obtain great loans and tax breaks. to appear Mr. Weisselberg's personal bank statements and asked about the gifts he and his family received from the former president.
Although The longtime executive of the Trump Organization has not been accused of any wrongdoing, he may be an important aspect of any possible criminal case against Mr. Trump and his company.Curators found evidence that Mr. Weisselberg committed crimes, the pressure on him to cooperate would increase.
A spokesperson for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office declined to comment, as did Mr. Weisselberg's attorney, Mary E. Mulligan.
Delivery of documents and assignment details took place first reported by the Washington Post.
The subpoena, which has been reviewed by Hfrance.fr and dated April 7, asked Ms. Weisselberg for all financial documents provided to her by her ex-husband. These were also tax statements, bank accounts and credit cards. as related documents to the organiTrump station and his management of the Trump Wollman Ice Rink in Central Park, which is managed by young Mr. Weisselberg.
Neither Barry Weisselberg nor his brother, Jack Weisselberg, who works at Ladder Capital, one of Mr. Trump's lenders, has been charged with any act objectionable.
Ms Weisselberg started living with Barry Weisselberg in 1996, married him in 2004 and