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Trump Ex-CFO Weisselberg Gets 5 Months in Jail, $500,000 Bonus

Jan. 10, 2023, 10:33 PM

Allen Weisselberg, who oversaw the finances at Donald Trump’s companies for decades, was led out of a Manhattan courtroom in handcuffs after being sentenced to 5 months in jail for tax fraud, and will finally part ways with the Trump Organization.

Weisselberg, the firm’s longtime chief financial officer, served three generations of the family but stepped down as CFO last year after striking a plea deal with prosecutors, staying on as a senior adviser at his full $640,000 salary. The 75-year-old executive will leave the firm after he completes his sentence at New York’s notorious Rikers Island ...