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Federal prosecutors generally seek to complete their inquiries without the interference of other overlapping probes that could cause hiccups in their case.
While Cohen has already pleaded guilty in the federal case, he has yet to be sentenced and could still seek to cooperate with the US attorney's office. In addition, federal prosecutors are continuing to pursue a line of inquiry stemming from their Cohen investigation, according to a person familiar with the matter: The federal probe regarding the Trump company was first reported by Bloomberg News.
A spokeswoman for the company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. In the days following the federal charges, US attorney officials relayed their preferences to the Manhattan district attorney's office and to the state attorney general's office, which has its own related inquiries and has been coordinating closely with the US attorney's office, these people said.
The attorney general's office then conveyed the federal prosecutors' message to the tax department and to the office of New York Gov.
Andrew Cuomo, according to the law-enforcement official involved with the matter. Michael Cohen seeks to tear up Stormy Daniels deal, wants money back. The governor's office said it was never contacted on the subject. A tax department spokesman declined to comment prior to the publication of this story.
Nevertheless, the tax department on Tuesday is set to meet with Cohen's attorney, Guy Petrillo, the sources said. It is unclear if Cohen himself is also scheduled to attend or if the prosecutors from the Manhattan district attorney's office plan to join. Tax department inquiries are designed to be independent of the governor's office, which isn't supposed to have any involvement in or knowledge of their proceedings. Petrillo didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
A spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney's office declined to comment. In August, hours after Cohen pleaded guilty to the federal charges, the tax department subpoenaed him as part of an inquiry into the Donald J.
Trump Foundation and whether the charity violated tax laws, CNN has reported. The tax department now also appears to be examining the Trump Organization based on information included in the federal charges against Cohen, one of the people familiar with the matter said.
Court filings from federal prosecutors showed that Cohen submitted false invoices to the Trump Organization in an effort to get reimbursed for hush money he paid to women who had alleged affairs with Trump, which the White House has denied. According to the filings, the company then paid out those invoices as legitimate business expenses.
That could be considered tax fraud, this person said. The tax department is also examining whether the Trump Organization failed to keep accurate books and records, which is a crime under state law, this person said. The tax department can't bring any criminal charges on its own, and if it finds any wrongdoing, the department would have to refer the matter to the state attorney general or another prosecutor's office.
This story has been updated to include comment from the New York state tax department offered after its initial publication. Forget your k if you own a home Do This. She said that gambling ads broadcast during half-time breaks would not be allowed to feature live odds, and that people could - as many already do - simply not watch during these breaks if they wanted to avoid any gambling advertising.
The Communications Minister, Senator Stephen Conroy, also present at the press conference, said that broadcasters would not be permitted to put "wall-to-wall gambling ads" during these breaks, and that the government would intervene if they did so.
The new code would apply to gambling on all television sports broadcasts, including televised cricket, with the exception of horse racing.
In a statement released almost immediately after the PM's press conference the country's broadcasters announced that they had accepted her demands. Mr Abbott said the government had embraced Coalition policy, and were ''playing catch up politics" with today's announcement. In a rule seemingly tailored for Mr Waterhouse, Ms Gillard said representatives of gambling companies must not appear with a sports commentary team at any time.
A spokesman for the Prime Minister said the government would ''monitor the intensity of generic gambling advertisements within the allowed periods.
Gillard moves to ban live odds, restrict gambling ads during games. The Sydney Morning Herald. Soon afterwards the Australian television industry announced that it had agreed to the demands.