NEW YORK – President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has filed a lawsuit claiming the Trump Group didn’t pay practically US$2 million towards his authorized defence.
The lawsuit filed Thursday in New York state courtroom claims the Trump Group stopped paying Cohen’s mounting authorized charges after he started co-operating with federal prosecutors.
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It alleges breach of contract and seeks damages on Cohen’s behalf.
Messages looking for remark have been left with the Trump Group.
The lawsuit says the corporate stopped paying for his authorized defence about two months after the FBI raided Cohen’s dwelling and workplace.
Cohen pleaded responsible in August to tax crimes, mendacity to Congress and marketing campaign finance violations.