Turning Trump’s CFO Won’t Be Easy for New York Prosecutors
By Greg Farrell
Sept. 17, 2021, 6:06 PM
Getting Donald Trump’s longtime chief financial officer to turn on his boss may prove tough, as Allen Weisselberg’s unlikely to get a lengthy sentence even if convicted on tax fraud and other charges.
On paper, Weisselberg faces up to 15 years in prison for the most serious count in his July indictment. But several lawyers familiar with New York state prosecutions said that, if found guilty, the executive would more likely get as little as one year and no more than four, based on his lack of a criminal record and the amount of money at issue ...