A former lawyer of the President of the United States Donald trump, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years imprisonment and translated under house arrest because of the epidemic of the coronavirus, again went to jail. This was reported by TV channel Fox News.
The Federal Bureau of prisons said that Cohen had violated the terms of home confinement.
Cohen’s lawyer Jeffrey Levin told Fox News that Cohen went to the office of the Federal Prosecutor’s office in the southern district of new York, to discuss the Federal monitoring where officials for parole were not talking to him and called law enforcement authorities.
The TV channel notes that not so long ago Cohen was seen in a restaurant in Manhattan that was probably a violation of the rules of home confinement.
The sentence of the priest in a Federal prison in Otisville (state of new York) will expire in November 2021.
The lawyer was notified about the release on April 16. He was held in prison for almost a year.
Cohen worked with trump in 2007. In June 2018, the US President said that no longer cooperates with the lawyer.
9 APR 2018 agents of the Federal Bureau of investigation in new York searched the office of the priest, seizing correspondence and tax documents. Representatives of the lawyer acknowledged that such actions are “partly” related to the investigation of RF interference in American elections.
August 21 in court, Cohen pleaded guilty in eight of the 18 counts of tax evasion, providing false information to banks and financial irregularities during the election campaign trump in 2016. In particular, they talked about payments for “silence” the porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen Mcdougal, who had an affair with trump.
Dec 12, district court of new York sentenced Cohen to three years in prison. The judge at the meeting noted that Cohen deserves credit for a guilty plea.