The “Taxi King” has flipped, which could worsen Cohen’s legal woes. Trump lawyer Michael Cohen appears to be in increasing legal jeopardy — one of his major business partners has now agreed to cooperate with government investigators.
Evgeny “Gene” Freidman, known as the “Taxi King,” entered a guilty plea in New York state court Tuesday as part of a cooperation deal, the New York Times’s Danny Hakim, William Rashbaum, and Vivian Wang report.
Freidman had been arrested last June by state authorities, on charges of not paying more than $5 million in taxes related to his taxi business to New York state. …read more