Published On: Tue, May 22nd, 2018

Bad News For Michael Cohen, Donald Trump: Russian ‘Taxi King’ Gene Freidman Flips, May Testify Against Cohen

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In a stunning development that could lead to new breaks in the Donald Trump Russia collusion investigation, the longtime Russian business partner of Trump’s personal lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen, Evgeny ‘Gene’ Freidman — New York’s so-called “taxi king” — has taken a plea deal and agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in the criminal case against Cohen and possibly other federal investigations, according to a scoop published by The New York Times on Tuesday afternoon.

Freidman emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States at the age of 5 in 1976 when his father, a thermonuclear engineer, fled the U.S.S.R. to escape anti-Semitism there. But when he arrived in the U.S., the elder Freidman did not put his experience with nuclear technology to work but instead entered the rough-and-tumble taxi business in New York City.

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Bad News For Michael Cohen, Donald Trump: Russian ‘Taxi King’ Gene Freidman Flips, May Testify Against Cohen