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Patricia Hurtado

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Past:
  • bloomberglaw.com
  • Cashay
  • Financial Review
  • BQ Prime
  • Yahoo

Recent articles by Patricia:

Trump Has Rough Legal Road Ahead Without Presidential Shield

A New York jury’s guilty verdict for two of Donald Trump’s companies on criminal tax fraud charges marked the latest blow to the former president, as he has watched his potential legal exposure grow since he left the White House. → Read More

Trump Companies Are Convicted in NY Criminal Tax Fraud Trial

Two of Donald Trump’s companies were found guilty of engaging in a scheme that allowed executives such as former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg to evade taxes on company-paid perks including free apartments and luxury cars for more than a decade. → Read More

Trump Ordered His Companies to Fight Criminal Tax Fraud Case

The criminal tax fraud case against a pair of Trump Organization companies playing out in a Manhattan courtroom this month went all the way to trial because of one man: Donald Trump. → Read More

How Steve Bannon Faces NY ‘Wall’ Prosecution After Trump Pardon

Steve Bannon is about to learn the hard way that a presidential pardon only goes so far in New York. Donald Trump pardoned his onetime top aide on his last day as president, allowing Bannon to walk free from US charges that he defrauded contributors to a fund to build Trump’s wall on the US-Mexico border. But thanks to a state law enacted three years ago aimed at weakening Trump’s power to… → Read More

Is a Fetus a Person? The Next Big Abortion Fight Centers on Fetal Rights

Personhood -- the concept of granting legal rights to the unborn at conception or a couple of months after -- is shaping into the next battleground in the fight over abortion rights in the US. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s June decision overturning the constitutional right to abortion, old state rules recognizing fetuses as people have new potency, and conservative state legislatures are… → Read More

N.Y. Judge Denies Bid by Immigrants for Relief During DACA Fight

A New York judge refused a request by immigrants brought to the US as children to order the US to resume accepting applications to an Obama-era program that prevents their deportation while several other states mount legal challenges to dismantle the government protections. → Read More

In a Post-Roe World, More Miscarriage and Stillbirth Prosecutions Await Women

In Texas, 26-year-old Lizelle Herrera was arrested and charged with murder for self-induced abortion. In California, 29-year-old Adora Perez served four years in prison after giving birth to a stillborn son. And in Mississippi, Latice Fisher was jailed after losing her baby at 36 weeks after police found she’d searched for abortion information online. → Read More

Former Honduran President Hernandez Pleads Not Guilty to US Drug Charges

Led by Bloomberg tech editor Nate Lanxon, Bloomberg Quicktake’s Technically Speaking covers weekly global technology insights and developments, including: news wraps, product reviews, and full-length explainers of trends and solutions. We also dive into how the evolution of technology has led us to where we are today and where we're going tomorrow. → Read More

Jho Low Was an $87 Million Vegas Whale at Late-Night Baccarat Table

(Bloomberg) -- Jho Low was a big man in Vegas. He sported gold lame suits, traveled with an entourage and lost tens of millions of dollars, a New York jury... → Read More

Epstein, Accuser Had ‘Loving Relationship,’ Maxwell Witness Says

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers launched their defense in the British socialite’s sex-trafficking trial with a witness who said Maxwell’s former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein had a “loving relationship” with one of his accusers. → Read More

Ghislaine Maxwell Lawyers Defend ‘Villainized’ Client by Attacking Victims

For the lawyers representing Ghislaine Maxwell, the best defense so far has been a scorching attack. → Read More

Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Gives Epstein Sex Abuse Victims Shot at Reckoning

The former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein faces up to 40 years in prison. → Read More

Alvin Bragg Elected Manhattan’s First Black District Attorney

Alvin Bragg was elected Manhattan’s first Black district attorney, a role which will see him tackle rising crime, calls for social justice and the prosecution of former President Donald Trump’s company. → Read More

Cuomo Sex-Crime Charge Is a ‘Solid Case,’ Albany Sheriff Says

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said he has “a solid case” against former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been charged with a misdemeanor sex crime two months after resigning from office. → Read More

College Scam Parents Found Guilty of All Charges in Trial

Two parents accused of cheating to get their children into elite U.S. universities were found guilty of all charges in the first trial stemming from a national college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of families. → Read More

UAE Royals Said to Direct Tom Barrack’s Influence Campaign

Just weeks after Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, American billionaire Tom Barrack received a royal welcome in the United Arab Emirates. → Read More

From Intern to Co-Defendant: Tom Barrack Protege Faces Loyalty Test

Working for Tom Barrack took Matthew Grimes to some exciting places -- he flew on private planes to international destinations, lived on a $15 million estate and even partied at the inauguration of former President Donald Trump. → Read More

Trump Ally’s UAE Lobbying Struck Heart of Democracy, U.S. Says

Even before Donald Trump was elected president in November 2016, a foreign government turned to one of his close associates in an effort to gain influence -- and this time it wasn’t Russia. → Read More

A Top Trump Lieutenant Is Paraded Into New York Court in Handcuffs

It was probably the longest walk of his life. → Read More

Manhattan D.A. Hopefuls Balance Crime Rise, Social Justice

The race to be Manhattan’s next top prosecutor is taking place amid a crime surge that has seen murders up more than 17% so far this year and anti-Asian hate crimes skyrocket 335%, according to New York Police Department statistics. → Read More