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Fraud conspiracy is bigger than just Trump - Shanlon Wu

Fraud conspiracy is bigger than just Trump

By CNN, News, Trump
Former federal prosecutor Shan Wu provides his insight into the fraud case against Donald Trump. Regular readers of our blog will know that Shan is frequently tapped by national media outlets for his take on prominent legal news stories, from issues facing the AAPI community, to the ongoing legal battle between the state of New York and the Trump dynasty. This week, we’ll be delving into the latest developments in the case against Trump, and Shan’s take on what they mean for the future of our legal system.On Wednesday, September 21st, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, executives of the business, and three out of four of Trump’s adult children. The lawsuit alleges a decade-long scheme to defraud New York businesses, banks, and the government, most prominently by overinflating the value of Trump organization assets. In an interview…
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manafort trial recap - Shanlon Wu

The Manafort Trial: Recap

If you followed the high-profile trial of Paul Manafort and the guilty plea of Rick Gates closely, you might have watched DC Defense attorney Shanlon Wu analyzing the cases on CNN or noticed his name appearing in news articles that mention Manafort and Gates.  Gates was a longtime deputy to Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman who was convicted on August 21 of five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failure to report foreign bank accounts. He was convicted on eight of the 18 charges he was facing. Gates pleaded guilty in February to similar charges in a deal that forced him to take the stand and testify against Manafort. Wu, a former federal prosecutor who served as counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno, was one of Gates’ defense attorneys until he withdrew from the case in February 2018. The criminal charges…
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