Prosecutors Say Cohen Under Investigation, Rebut Privilege Claims | New York Law Journal

By Christine Simmons

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Agents on April 9 searched Cohen’s home, office, hotel room, safety deposit box and electronic devices after getting authorization from a federal magistrate judge who found “probable cause to believe that such materials would include evidence of Cohen’s own crimes,” prosecutors said in court documents.

“The searches are the result of a months-long investigation into Cohen, and seek evidence of crimes, many of which have nothing to do with his work as an attorney, but rather relate to Cohen’s own business dealings,” prosecutors said.

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