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Jury Starts Deliberating On Trump Organization's Tax Fraud Trial

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Jury Starts Deliberating On Trump Organization's Tax Fraud Trial

Jury Starts Deliberating On Trump Organization's Tax Fraud Trial

Jury Starts Deliberating , On Trump Organization's , Tax Fraud Trial.

Al Jazeera reports that jurors have begun to deliberate in the Trump Organization's tax fraud trial after hearing four weeks of testimony and arguments.

Al Jazeera reports that jurors have begun to deliberate in the Trump Organization's tax fraud trial after hearing four weeks of testimony and arguments.

The trial revolves around executive pay practices at the former president's real estate company that prosecutors claim was part of a years-long criminal scheme.

The trial revolves around executive pay practices at the former president's real estate company that prosecutors claim was part of a years-long criminal scheme.

In 2021, Trump's company was charged with paying personal expenses for executives without reporting the payments as income.

The charges also claim the company paid executives as if they were independent contractors.

The Trump Organization's chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, pleaded guilty to the charges and testified against the company for the prosecution.

The Trump Organization's chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, pleaded guilty to the charges and testified against the company for the prosecution.

Al Jazeera reports that Trump, who was not charged in the case, has called the charges against his company politically motivated.

If convicted, the Trump Organization faces up to $1.6 million in fines.

Trump, who announced that he would be running for reelection in 2024, is facing a number of legal battles.

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The Department of Justice is investigating Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and his possession of classified documents.

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The Department of Justice is investigating Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and his possession of classified documents.

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The state of Georgia is also investigating Trump's efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state.


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