The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is gearing up for a trial against the Trump Organization, an attorney for one of the witnesses told Insider.
Duncan Levin, a lawyer for Jennifer Weisselberg, said the district attorney’s office asked to schedule a meeting with Jennifer Weisselberg, the former daughter-in-law of Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg, who is also a defendant in the case.
Jennifer Weisselberg was instrumental in the district attorney’s office bringing its case. In a May filing, prosecutors disclosed that a media interview with her about untaxed “fringe benefits” at the company, published in November 2020, spurred investigators to bring charges. In July 2021, prosecutors brought a 15-count grand jury indictment accusing her former father-in-law and former President Donald Trump’s company of evading millions of dollars in taxes.
“They’ve indicated to us that she’s a key witness for the trial,” Levin told Insider. “That she’ll be playing a pretty crucial