Prosecutor Mark Pomerantz Says Trump Is ‘Guilty Of Numerous’ Felonies In Resignation Letter
A top Manhattan prosecutor who was working on the district attorney’s investigation into the Trump Organization‘s finances filed a resignation letter on Wednesday that stated he believes former President Donald Trump is “guilty of numerous felony violations.”
“His financial statements were false, and he has a long history of fabricating information relating to his personal finances and lying about his assets to banks, the national media, counterparties, and many others, including the American people,” Mark Pomerantz wrote in the letter to Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.
The Trump Organization is being investigated for listing misleading asset valuations on properties which culminated in the organization’s longtime accounting firm Mazars USA severing ties in February, announcing that they could no longer stand behind financial statements had prepared for the company based on the information they had received from the Trump Organization.
Pomerantz joins fellow senior prosecutor Carey Dune in the latest resignations following Bragg’s hesitancy to criminally charge Trump. Pomerantz said that former Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. had believed that there was enough evidence to indict Trump and directed the team to present their findings to a grand jury, but after Bragg took over in January, the efforts stalled.
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Pomerantz was critical of Bragg’s decision not to move forward.
“I believe that your decision not to prosecute Donald Trump now, and on the existing record, is misguided and completely contrary to the public interest. I, therefore, cannot continue in my current position,” Pomertanz added in his letter.
“No case is perfect,” he added. “Whatever the risks of bringing the case may be, I am convinced that a failure to prosecute will pose much greater risks in terms of public confidence in the fair administration of justice.”
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