Michael Cohen surrenders to the FBICNN
August 21, 2018
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty today to eight counts that include tax evasion and campaign finance violations.
-Counts 1 to 5: Evasion of Assessment of Income Tax Liability
-Count 6: False Statements to a Bank
-Count 7: Causing an Unlawful Corporate Contribution
-Count 8: Excessive Campaign Contribution
In a plea deal, he said that "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office" he kept information that would have been harmful to the candidate and the campaign from becoming public.
A sentencing date is set for December.