A federal judge in Brooklyn has awarded more than $1.34 million to a woman who brought a sexual harassment suit against Evgeny Freidman, New York City’s so-called “Taxi King” and a former business associate of President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen.
The award comes just months after Freidman, who once owned as many as 900 taxi medallions, pleaded guilty to criminal tax fraud for running a scheme to pocket $5 million in surcharges on cab rides that were earmarked for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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