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Michael Cohen reportedly reached a plea deal with the Feds

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Chuck Ross, DCNFDCNF

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, according to ABC News.

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 27: Michael Cohen, former personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, exits the Loews Regency hotel and walks toward a taxi cab, July 27, 2018 in New York City. According to recent news reports, Cohen is prepared to tell special counsel Robert Mueller that then-candidate Trump knew about and approved the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cohen has been under investigation in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York for bank fraud stemming from his family’s taxi medallion business. The New York Times reported on Sunday that investigators were looking into $20 million in bank loans given to companies controlled by Cohen and his family.

The 52-year-old lawyer is also being investigated over payments he made to women who claimed to have had affairs with President Donald Trump. FBI agents raided Cohen’s home, office and hotel room on April 7.

NBC News reported earlier Tuesday that Cohen was discussing a plea deal with the government. CNN reported that Cohen was not planning to cooperate with prosecutors as part of the deal.

Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, did not respond to a request for comment.

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