(Fox News) Federal prosecutors said Friday that Michael Cohen “repeatedly used his power and influence for deceptive ends” in a court document recommending prison time for President Trump’s longtime attorney.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York filed the memo describing “a pattern of deception” committed by Cohen that led him to committing four federal crimes over a period of several years.
“He was motivated to do so by personal greed, and repeatedly used his power and influence for deceptive ends,” the 30-page memo reads. “The crimes committed by Cohen were more serious than his submission allows and were marked by a pattern of deception that permeated his professional life (and was evidently hidden from the friends and family members who wrote on his behalf).”
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