Tax records that former US President Donald Trump has tried to keep secret for many years are now in the hands of the Manhattan District prosecutor.
|Former US President Donald Trump. Photo: CNN|
According to CNN and CNBC, tax records and related documents were passed to Manhattan district prosecutor Cyrus Vance, Jr earlier this week, just hours after the supreme court rejected the final attempt to keep confidential documents on Mr. Trump
Danny Frost, spokesman for prosecutor Vance also confirmed the information.
The above file includes millions of pages of documents, containing Mr. Trump’s tax returns from January 2011 to August 2019 as well as financial statements, commitment agreements, and documents related to the preparation. and reviewing tax returns, employment documents, and tax-related information.
While the documents were provided by Trump’s longtime audit firm, Mazar, it will not be made public because of the jury’s confidentiality regulations.
Over the past several months, prosecutor Cyrus Vance, a Democrat, has been trying to get eight years of Mr. Trump’s personal and business tax returns. Mr. Vance is investigating whether former President Trump and the Trump Organization were involved in tax fraud, insurance, misinformation to financial institutions or banks.
With the above documents in hand, Mr. Vance and other prosecutors can dig deep into investigations, conduct interviews with key witnesses and determine if any state law has been violated. .
Currently, neither a Mazars spokesperson or former President Donald Trump has responded to.
Mr. Trump is the first US President since Richard Nixon’s time to not publish his tax records.
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