Longtime Trump executive Weisselberg pleads guilty in tax fraud scheme

NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A longtime senior executive at former U.S. President Donald Trump's family business pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring with the company in a 15-year tax fraud.

Allen Weisselberg, the former chief financial officer at the Trump Organization, entered his plea in a New York state court in Manhattan before Justice Juan Merchan.

Reporting by Karen Freifeld in New York; Editing by Mark Porter

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