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Ivanka Trump could be the next target of Manhattan District Attorney’s criminal investigation into Donald Trump and his family, a former federal prosecutor said.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday charged Alan Weisselberg, a long-serving aide to Donald Trump, with tax crimes as part of a wider investigation into whether the former president’s company committed financial crimes.
Cynthia Alksne, a legal analyst for MSNBC and a former Assistant District Attorney in the Brooklyn, NY District Attorney’s office, said Monday that the indictment presented in Weisselberg’s case indicated that Ivanka Trump could be next to face charges.
“This is an opening salvo,” Alksne told MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez on Monday, per Raw Story.
“Ordinarily or quite often, New York State indictments are not as detailed as this. The prosecutors went to an amazing amount of effort to show Weisselberg: “We have everything we need.”
“They’re really not only pressuring him to flip, but the amount of detail in this indictment tells me they’re trying to tell other people you have got to flip because we have everything,” she said.
Speculation has been rife as to the identity of the “Unindicted Co-conspirator #1” referenced in the indictment unsealed against Weisselberg last week, and Alksne
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