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Trump Faces ‘Show of Strength’ in N.Y. Prosecutor Team-Up

Patricia Hurtado, Greg Farrell, and Chris Dolmetsch
May 20, 2021

John Moscow was quoted in Bloomberg on the recent announcement by New York Attorney General Letitia James that her civil probe of asset valuations by Trump and his real estate company now had a criminal component, and was being coordinated with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance.

That overlaps somewhat with Vance’s broad investigation of possible bank, mortgage and tax fraud, so pooling resources makes practical sense, said John Moscow, a former senior prosecutor in the Manhattan district attorney’s office.

“If the two sides work together, they only have to work once and they can share thoughts on what the evidence means,” he said. Cooperating also avoids potential problems with witnesses giving slightly different accounts to each office, said Moscow.

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