Key allegations, witnesses as Trump Org. trial winds down

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – Closing arguments slated for Thursday in The Trump Organization’s tax fraud case could clock in at seven hours, or more.

Those lengthy projections speak to the complexity of the case involving former President Donald Trump’s company.

Prosecutors are seeking to punish the Trump Organization for longtime finance chief Allen Weisselberg’s 15-year scheme to avoid taxes on company-paid perks including a Manhattan apartment and luxury cars.

The speeches, also called summations, are the last chance prosecutors and defense lawyers have to recap key witnesses and evidence for the jury before it starts deliberating next week.

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11/29/2022 7:04:39 PM (GMT -6:00)

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