Mar-a-Lago property manager is the latest in a line of Trump staffers ensnared in his legal turmoil

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FILE - An aerial view of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., on Aug. 31, 2022. A month after Trump was charged with mishandling classified documents, the judge presiding over the case is set to take on a more visible role as she weighs competing requests on a trial date and hears arguments this week on a key area of law. A pretrial conference Tuesday to discuss procedures for handling classified information will represent the first courtroom arguments in the case before U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon since Trump was indicted five weeks ago. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – A longtime Mar-a-Lago staffer who spent years fetching luxury cars for club members is the latest person ensnared in Donald Trump’s ballooning legal troubles.

Carlos De Oliveira appeared in court in Florida on Monday to face charges connected to what prosecutors allege was a scheme directed by the ex-president and current GOP front-runner to try to erase security footage after it was subpoenaed by a grand jury.

De Oliveira is also charged with lying to investigators. De Oliveira is the second little-known Trump employee charged in connection to his alleged hoarding of classified documents at his Palm Beach, Florida, club.

De Oliveira’s case highlights the collateral damage of Trump’s mounting legal woes.

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8/1/2023 1:18:36 PM (GMT -5:00)

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