The deal requires that he assist government prosecutors in state or federal investigations, the Times said. Material seized in those searches is being processed by a special master to prevent the disclosure of information covered by attorney-client privilege. Freidman, a business associate of President Trump's person attorney, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to pocketing $5 million in passenger fees that were supposed to fund public transportation. Nearly every taxicab ride in the five boroughs is charged a 50-cent tax, money that helps fund the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Freidman struggled financially as the value of taxi medallions plummeted. Freidman, who was reportedly disbarred earlier this month, had faced four counts of criminal tax fraud and one of grand larceny, each carrying a possible sentence of up to 25 years. Freidman later made bail. Judge Patrick Lynch asked Freidman during the proceeding at his Albany County court. "This is a very hard day for myself and my family", Freidman said to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who read the statement out loud on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360".
His official says a "back channel" to Trump was established by an aide, who used contacts in a New York Jewish charity called the Port of Washington Chabad.
Cohen is under criminal investigation in the Southern District of NY. "I am humbled and shamed!" he said, adding that the guilty plea represented "me taking responsibility for my actions". Now, assuming Freidman makes good on his promise of cooperation, he will face a mere five years of probation for his many (alleged) felonies.
Cruz and other activists want to see the bishops removed, and Francis' credibility is on the line ... in that story, anyway. The comments were welcomed by some people, who praised the Pope's open-mindedness.
He was the standout of the day. "But it got to a point where we both thought, why not?" "We've been dating for three months now". By then Maddie may have gotten used to the idea that she won, but for now she says, "I don't have many words to say".
CBS has officially revealed its TV lineup for fall 2018 , its first in years that will not feature Thursday Night Football. The final new shows that made the cut for the fall lineup are dramas Federal Bureau of Investigation and God Friended Me .
Trump tweeted, after a string of other tweets denigrating the special counsel's investigation into Russian election interference. The matter's sensitivity is such that Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Vice Chairman Mark R.
It was sold at Rs 66.36, Rs 68.90, Rs 70.66 and Rs 70.02 per litre in Delhi , Kolkata , Mumbai and Chennai respectively. With the USA reimposing sanctions on Iran, global oil prices are unlikely to come down any time soon.
Samsung is asking the jury to determine how much each of these discrete elements is worth and then assess damages accordingly. Samsung has argued that consumers have other reasons to buy a phone other than its original design.
The golfer told deputies his wife attacked him, and later his mother, on the porch after tucking the children into bed. The 36-year-old is due back in court on May 31 to face charges of domestic violence battery and resisting arrest.
The referral will include Israel's past, present and future war crimes and crimes against humanity against the Palestinian people. A four-ship Freedom Flotilla has set sail for the Gaza Strip to challenge Israel's decade-old blockade of the besieged territory.
The CPM slipped to the third position by winning 1,306 gram panchayats and leading in another 27, the sources said. The counting of votes for West Bengal Panchayat election 2018 results will begin from 7 am onwards today.
Now Hamas has used its supporters to besiege its borders with Israel to force a mass excursion into that state. The Palestinians held a one-day general strike and called for three days of mourning for the victims.
Serena may get Wimbledon seeding after Paris snub
Ostapenko was the first woman in almost four decades to make a Grand Slam title the first tour-level triumph of her career. According to fourth-ranked Elina Svitolina, Williams is still number one, so she deserves seeding. 3rd Round. a.
US Threatens Iran With the 'Strongest Sanctions in History'
The remarks by Pompeo came almost two weeks after his boss Donald Trump withdrew the USA from the 2015 global nuclear deal. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press in New York, April 24, 2018.
Brexit: Scotland set to reject EU Withdrawal Bill
Holyrood's approval is not legally necessary for the EU Withdrawal Bill to become law because Westminster can disregard its view. Nicola Sturgeon's government in Edinburgh insists that Holyrood must explicity agree to any changes before they can take effect.
Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Para Bellum new operator teaser
A weekend might not seem like enough time to get into a game like Rainbow Six , but fortunately, Ubisoft's weekends start early. Operation Para Bellum will also feature two new operators, again rumoured to be Alibi and Maestro, both defenders.
Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form
Cohen is required to be reported and that the information provided meets the disclosure requirement for a reportable liability". In other words, OGE has determined that Cohen's payment should have been reported previous year .