IRS Agent Charged for Leaking Former Trump Attorney Michael Cohen's Bank Records
An IRS analyst has been charged for illegally disclosing confidential bank records relating to President Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen.????John C.
Fry who works in the law enforcement sector of the IRS is being accused of turning over documents, called a suspicious activity report or SAR to attorney Michael Avenatti in the spring of 2018.
????Avenatti represents adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with President Trump.????An SAR is filed by a bank when a transaction raises suspicion in their eyes.????Allegedly Fry accessed 5 SARs related to Cohen including a $500,000 payment from a Russian oligarch who donated to the Trump inauguration fund and a separate report showing a $130,000 transaction????...matching the amount that Cohen paid Stormy Daniels to cover up an alleged affair that took place between her and President Trump, allegations which Trump has denied.????Officials say that shortly after gaining access to the SARs that Fry placed two phone calls to a number associated to Avenatti.????Fox News also reports Fry told investigators In November that Ronan Farrow, who reports for The New Yorker magazine had contacted him to confirm information given to him by Avenatti.????In a San Francisco federal court, Fry was charged with the unauthorized disclosure of a document and released on a $50,000 bond.
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