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Cohen was already a perjurer, fraudster and tax cheat — now he’s also a thief

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Under another day of withering cross-examination on Monday, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen admitted that he stole $60,000 from the Trump.
Under another day of withering cross-examination on Monday, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen admitted that he stole $60,000 from the Trump Organization.
Between February and December 2017, Cohen was paid $35,000 per month by the former president.
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg has suggested that Cohen was not actually retained to do real work as Trump’s lawyer during that time. Instead, prosecutors say that Cohen was principally paid to reimburse him for $130,000 he’d laid out in October 2016 to purchase the silence of a porn star, Stormy Daniels, who had threatened to go public about a tryst she says she had with Trump a decade earlier.
Cohen also asked for a reimbursement of the $50,000 he’d paid a digital services company called Red Finch for assistance in spinning poll results.

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