Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty to perjury

Allen Weisselberg, the former chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, entered into an agreement on Monday with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office to plead guilty to two felony counts of perjury.

Weisselberg admitted, according to a publicly filed plea agreement, that he lied multiple times under oath about the Trump Organization, including in a civil fraud trial related to allegations that former President Donald Trump overstated his wealth for years for financial benefit.

Weisselberg has already served time at the Rikers Island jail for his role in a tax fraud scheme and now faces up to five months in prison for the perjury violations. His sentencing is set for April 10.

Weisselberg, according to the plea agreement, gave false testimony in 2020 and 2023 regarding the Trump Organization’s annual statements of
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