Trump Organization chief operating officer not expected to be charged in fraud probe, his attorney says


Trump Organization Chief Operating Officer Matthew Calamari, who was being investigated by prosecutors as part of a wide-ranging probe into the former president’s company, is not expected to be charged in the case, his attorney said Wednesday.

Calamari attorney Nicholas Gravante Jr. confirmed to NBC News that he’d been told by prosecutors for the Manhattan District Attorney’s office that “at present, they do not intend to charge him.”

A spokesperson for District Attorney Cy Vance declined to comment on Gravante’s statement, which was first reported by The New York Times.

The Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, were charged in July in what prosecutors described as a 15-year scheme to compensate top executives of former President Donald Trump’s company “off the books” and help them avoid paying taxes.

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