Michael Cohen, the ex-lawyer staff of Donald Trump sentenced to three years in prison for various frauds and violations of election laws, was placed in detention on Thursday, six weeks after having been allowed to finish his sentence in his home because of a pandemic.
“Today, Michael Cohen rejected the terms of her house arrest, and has, therefore, been returned to a federal prison “, indicated to the AFP a spokesman for the federal Bureau of prisons.
The spokesman did not specify what “conditions” had been rejected by this ex-new york lawyer or in which prison he would be returned.
Last week, the New York Post had surprised Michael Cohen, 53, is in the process of eating in a French restaurant located close to his home in new york city. Photo to support, the newspaper had indicated that this meal could cost him his freedom.”
Michael Cohen had been convicted in December 2018 to three years in prison for having bought the silence of two former lovers allegedly of Donald Trump during the presidential campaign of 2016, in violation of electoral laws, as well as for having cheated on his taxes and lied to Congress.
Prison in may 2019, he had been able to return to his home last may 21. His lawyers had argued his medical history, including “lung problems” which would make it particularly vulnerable to the virus.
After having worked for 10 years for the Trump Organization, and will be described as the “pitbull” of Donald Trump, it had turned against ex-real estate mogul in new york city. He had assured that the criminal acts he had committed had been perpetrated at his request.