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Pro-Islamist Jewish Defense Attorney Nabbed by IRS

Cohen has been complaining recently that the feds are on a “witch hunt” after him.
Manhattan attorney Stanley Cohen

Manhattan attorney Stanley Cohen

Manhattan attorney Stanley Cohen, whose clients included Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and Lynne Stewart, who was convicted for passing messages from her client, Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, was indicted Thursday for failing to report some $3 million in income, the NY Post reported.

The federal grand jury in Manhattan indicted Stanley L. Cohen on five counts of failure to file individual income tax returns for the 2006-2010 tax years and one count of wire fraud. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Cohen has been complaining recently that the feds are on a “witch hunt” after him.

“This is the culmination of at least five years of harassing me, of seeking to silence me,” he told The AP last year, when he was arrested in Syracuse on federal tax charges.

According to NBC News, the government is accusing Cohen of receiving cash payments of “at least $500,000″ from his clients, as well as having them make wire payments directly to American Express to pay his card bills.

The indictment also said Cohen stored cash payments in a safety deposit box, rather than depositing them in a bank account. He also deposited legal fees in his personal accounts, thus defrauding the state and the feds of income tax.

Stanley Cohen responded on his website as part of an appeal to raise funds for his upcoming trial:

“Over the three decades that I have practiced law and criminal and political defense I have made many friends and powerful enemies. Now the U.S. Government seeks to silence and to deter me from continuing to challenge it at home and abroad. It will not work. More than 20 years ago I was indicted in Canada for seditious conspiracy when I represented Mohawk Warriors for four months behind the barricades against the Canadian army. Ultimately that case was dismissed. Now I stand charged by the U.S. Government with a bizarre violation for ‘impeding the administration of the tax code.’ Like my stand at Oka 20 years ago I will fight back now. I can not be an advocate for others if I will not advocate for myself. Over the last 5 years that we know of, I have been the subject of an enormous investigation by law enforcement agencies connected to ‘national and international security,’ the treasury department, and now the I.R.S. Five years of this witch hunt has produced this bogus charge.”

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan, Cohen is expected to appear in federal court this week.

Stanley Cohen speaking against the military coup in Egypt, at a Meeting for Justice in Egypt, Istanbul 2013–with the inevitable sideswiping of Israel, because how can you not:


About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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17 Responses to “Pro-Islamist Jewish Defense Attorney Nabbed by IRS”

  1. Guy Peters says:

    Good ! There are too many POS fake ” jewish ” lawyiars in the US ,I have been wronged by one ,in particular , who said he ” was jewish ” too ,then deliberately wronged me !!! Off with their heads & pro-islamic fascist yet !! Hang ‘em high !

  2. David Brooks says:

    LOCK HIM UP AND THROW AWAY THE KEY!

    Why don't you ask your friends the Saudis to give you funds?? Or are they now silent that their 'Jew' is going to be bankrupted?

    You've made powerful enemies? That seems to include Hashem! :0)

  3. Moshe Zucker says:

    Try him under shariah

  4. Nice Guy says:

    put him in an Israeli prison in a cell with Palistinians whom he loves…..they will soon show him how they treat Jews….and he will get what he deserves.

  5. Anonymous says:

    I hope he shares an adjoining cell block with Lynne Stewart…let them both stand on their heads, while waiting for their release (as she once said).

  6. Bigots are hiding behind their keyboards, however God's justice will prevail.

  7. Aldo Mimoun says:

    I consider lawyers equal to vultures. But this Cohen guy beats them all. The love of Arab money has turned him into a traitor to his country and especially his race.
    No you are wrong man ,Sissi is right. There is no room in this part of the world for militant's Islam.

  8. Les Le Gear says:

    Bet you're one of those bigots, yu.

  9. We need the Zealots. Michael Lerman, M.D., Ph.D.

  10. David Schwed says:

    If you are for justice then you are for the best defense possible. If not then you have left your humanity and morality behind.

  11. Chinese says:

    Muslim will kill him dispute his pro Islamic action. Satan hates Jewish people who G-d have chosen.

    will ever try to exterminate the seed of Abraham.

  12. Lee Warren says:

    Now that's a grand idea!

  13. RJ Katz says:

    Drop him off in Afghanistan with the star of David tattooed to his forehead. Then let him explain what a friend he is to Muslims

  14. RJ Katz says:

    A bigoted Muslim is a redundant term. They all hate non-Muslims. It is what they are indoctrinated with.

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