State prosecutors in New York are using Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony to guide them as they investigate whether President Donald Trump committed a variety of financial crimes as he built his vast real-estate empire. The Washington Post on Thursday published a lengthy look at how Trump went about inflating and deflating the value of his assets for insurance and tax purposes. After Cohen testified to Congress, New York authorities and congressional investigators sent subpoenas and document requests to Trump’s insurance provider, financial institutions, and more. Meanwhile, federal prosecutors in the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn are known to be investigating Trump’s business dealings before the election and his inaugural committee, respectively. New York law is known to be tough on financial crime, and experts say the state – not the Russia investigation – poses the greatest legal threat to Trump’s businesses and … [Read more...] about Trump said investigating his finances would be a ‘red line.’ New York prosecutors are about to cross it.
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Lured by Pre-Brexit Bargain, German Buyer Goes on London Real Estate Spree Supported by ByPeter Wilson Feb. 25, 2019 The view south from Hill House, a 14-story apartment block perched on a hill in North London, is about as spectacular as it gets in the sprawling British capital. Floor-to-ceiling windows on every floor give a clear vista of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the glass-coated Shard and the rest of London’s constantly changing jumble of office towers, with the distant fields of Surrey fading away to the horizon. The German real estate company Grand City Properties S.A. saw something else in that London panorama: an investment lucrative enough, and priced well enough, to defy the more pessimistic forecasts about the looming impact of Brexit. Grand City, the fourth-largest residential … [Read more...] about Lured by Pre-Brexit Bargain, German Buyer Goes on London Real Estate Spree
Business | U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity. Sections Skip to content Skip to site index New data for 2018’s fourth quarter shows the British economy growing at its slowest pace since 2012, bringing the broad impact of a no-deal split from the European Union into sharp relief. Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, a major hub for air cargo. People in the Netherlands, Britain’s third-largest trading partner, have been nervous about the implications for their country since the June 2016 referendum that set Brexit in motion. Credit Credit Jussi Puikkonen for The New York Times Supported by ByPeter S. Goodman Feb. 11, 2019 AMSTERDAM — If anyone in the Netherlands is happy about Britain jilting the European Union, they keep that sentiment to themselves. The country has been built on trade, with huge volumes of goods flowing from its ports across the English Channel. … [Read more...] about U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity.
NEWARK, N.J. — Senator Cory Booker was educated at Stanford, Oxford and Yale, but he likes to say he got his real education at Brick Towers, the dilapidated and dangerous housing project in inner-city Newark where he spent eight years as a tenant—not by necessity, but by choice. Living in a 16th-floor apartment that often lacked heat, hot water and elevator service, among poor neighbors trapped on the slum side of the American Dream, this celebrated black prodigy from a comfortable white suburb took an extended tutorial in urban adversity. He got a firsthand introduction to the policy issues that drove his agenda as a city councilor, mayor and New Jersey senator, and will now drive his newly announced presidential campaign. Brick Towers is gone now, but on a chilly gray morning in January, Booker was back at the intersection it loomed over for decades, riffing on the difference between thinking about policy and experiencing it up close. He noted that his former neighbor … [Read more...] about Is Cory Booker for Real?
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