Former Trump CFO Weisselberg To Rikers Island For Tax Scheme

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Former Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg departs from the courtroom in Manhattan Supreme Court on August 18, 2022 in New York City. Weisselberg has agreed to plead guilty to 15 felonies, admitting that he conspired with Mr. Trump's company to avoid paying taxes. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Allen Weisselberg, the former chief financial officer for the Trump Organization, is expected to be sent to Rikers Island jail in New York after he received his sentence for his participation in operating a tax fraud scheme at the former president’s real estate company for 15 years.
  • Weisselberg is set to be sentenced on Tuesday afternoon in connection to the scheme after pleading guilty in August and admitting that he and several other company executives had received bonuses and other financial perks designed to save the company money.

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