Michael Cohen's shredded documents reportedly include handwritten notes and strange letters

Michael Cohen.
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During FBI raids on Michael Cohen's home, office, and hotel room in April, agents were able to recover mountains of shredded paper, and BuzzFeed News on Monday obtained some of the documents — including handwritten notes on a taxi business and odd letters from a woman described as a "vexatious litigant" who claimed she was stalked by President Trump in the '80s — that have been pieced back together.

Cohen, Trump's former personal lawyer, is under investigation by the Southern District of New York. During the raids, FBI agents gathered shredded paper, computers, cellphones, and other devices, ultimately ending up with almost four million documents and electronic files. Many of the documents BuzzFeed News viewed that had been put back together didn't make a lot of sense, because not all of the shredded pieces were found, but others were easy to read, like an invitation to a reception in Miami for Qatari business representatives.

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