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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, and Rep. Rashida Tlaib listen as Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s grilling of Michael Cohen showed how the freshman lawmaker can defy expectations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won widespread praise for her to-the-point questioning of Michael Cohen.
Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner reportedly dodged paying income taxes for years

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, paid little to no federal income taxes from 2009 to 2016, according to a New York Times report. The report found Kushner Cos. filings with massive losses, a real estate tax law allowance that allows for a deduction to reduce taxes.
Michael Cohen's relationship with President Donald Trump has soured.

Michael Cohen is reportedly being investigated for over $20 million in bank fraud

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen is under investigation for more than $20 million in bank fraud, The New York Times reported. The investigation into Cohen is in its final stage, and charges could come before the end of August, the report said.

Rick Gates admits to stealing nearly $3 million from Paul Manafort to finance an extramarital affair

"After all the lies you've told, you expect this jury to believe you?" Paul Manafort's lawyer asked Rick Gates at one point. "Yes," Gates replied. He added that he was "here to tell the truth" and to take responsibility for his actions.

Rick Gates admits to stealing nearly $3 million from Paul Manafort to fund an extramarital affair, and the defense tries to cast a political shadow ov...

Rick Gates, the government's star witness against the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, continued his testimony on Tuesday. He admitted to stealing millions from Manafort to pay for an extramarital affair, and the defense tried to throw a wrench through his credibility.

The first week of Paul Manafort’s high-stakes criminal trial took off with a bang: Here’s everything you need to know

This week, the jury heard testimony from several critical people, including Manafort's longtime bookkeeper and accountants, all of whom testified to Manafort's alleged financial fraud.
Paul Manafort.

Manafort trial day 4: Prosecutors dive into the money trail and a key witness admits to helping Manafort commit financial fraud

Cindy Laporta, Paul Manafort's longtime tax preparer, gave critical testimony Friday about his and Rick Gates' alleged tax and bank fraud. Laporta was granted immunity in exchange for her testimony, and she said she helped the two men commit financial fraud while working on Manafort's tax returns.
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is shown in a court room sketch, as he sits in federal court on the opening day of his trial on bank and tax fraud charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. July 31, 2018.

Prosecutors used Paul Manafort’s bookkeeper to begin making a detailed case for the most substantial charges against him

Heather Washkuhn, who was Paul Manafort's longtime bookkeeper, is one of the most important witnesses for the prosecution in the Virginia criminal case against Manafort.
Paul Manafort.

Judge says former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort might spend ‘the rest of his life in prison’

Manafort is facing some heavy charges including "conspiracy against the United States," bank fraud, and money laundering.
Tax scammers have a new trick up their sleeve, according to a new IRS warning.

Identity thieves are running the same scams this tax season — with a new twist

The IRS is warning Americans that tax scammers may file a fake tax return with stolen personal info, and then call to collect the fraudulent tax refund.