Report: Michael Cohen under investigation for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations

Michael Cohen.
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President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, whose New York City office, hotel room, and home were raided by FBI agents on Monday, is under federal investigation for possible bank fraud, wire fraud, and campaign finance violations, a person with knowledge of the matter told The Washington Post.

Among the records seized were communications between Cohen and his clients and documents related to the $130,000 payment he made in 2016 to Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she had an affair with Trump. Stephen Ryan, an attorney for Cohen, told the Post the raid was related to an investigation referred by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to federal prosecutors in New York.

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