Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz is a senior reporter at WNYC and the co-host of Trump, Inc.

Ilya was born and raised in Manhattan. His work has been heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, On The Media, Planet Money, and The World. He has contributed print pieces to The Daily News, The New Yorker online, Bloomberg Businessweek, and the Financial Times. Since 2018, he has been the co-host of the duPont silver baton-winning podcast Trump, Inc., produced by WNYC and ProPublica.

He previously hosted The Season, a podcast about a struggling college football team, the Columbia University Lions.

He has worked as a reporter at WNYC since 2008. Prior to that, Ilya was a producer at The Brian Lehrer Show and at NPR's All Things Considered, and a reporter at Radio Prague.

 

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Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Former President Donald Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Trump and his company have repeatedly faced criminal investigations but this case marks the first time his company has been charged, tried, and convicted on criminal charges.

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The felony tax fraud trial of the Trump Organization is winding down

Friday, December 02, 2022

Closing arguments are underway in the Trump Organization's tax fraud trial in New York. Defense attorneys claim a former senior executive committed crimes to benefit himself.

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Closing arguments begin in the Trump Organization's tax fraud trial

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Closing arguments began in the Trump Organization's tax fraud trial in New York Thursday. The company's lawyers say it can't be held accountable for crimes executives committed to benefit themselves.

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The Biden Administration's Response to Disinformation

Monday, November 07, 2022

How the Biden administration has not fulfilled its promise to address the spread of disinformation. 

The Trump Organization tax evasion trial begins

Monday, October 31, 2022

A jury is seated and opening statements have been heard in the Trump Organization tax evasion trial. At issue is compensation given to executives.

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Jury selection has begun in the Trump Organization's tax evasion trial

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

In a New York City courtroom, jury selection began Monday in the trial of the Trump Organization. The Manhattan district attorney has charged the company with criminal tax fraud.

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Jury selection to begin in the Trump Organization's tax evasion trial

Monday, October 24, 2022

Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of former President Trump's family business. The Trump Organization is accused of evading taxes by compensating employees through off-the-books benefits.

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Jury selection begins in the Trump Organization tax evasion trial

Monday, October 24, 2022

Former President Donald Trump's family company has long been involved in countless business disputes that landed it in civil court. But it has never been tried in a court of law for crimes, until now.

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The Many Trials of Silvio Berlusconi

Friday, September 09, 2022

How one nation coped with the prosecution of a Prime Minister. 

The Democracies That Prosecuted Their Presidents

Friday, September 09, 2022

Lessons from France, South Korea, and South Africa.

The Prosecution of a Sitting Prime Minister

Friday, September 09, 2022

Israel grapples with the prosecution of their current leader. 

When American Presidents Go to Trial

Friday, September 09, 2022

An evolution of pardons, power, and executive priviledge.  

CNN's Search for Middle Ground

Friday, September 09, 2022

What does the abrupt exit of two big-name journalists signal about the network's new direction?

Bannon pleads not guilty to N.Y. charges on 'Build the Wall' money laundering

Thursday, September 08, 2022

The organization raised $15 million to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Authorities say Bannon diverted money for his personal use. Bannon says the charges are politically motivated.

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Former Trump executive Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty for role in tax fraud scheme

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Former chief financial officer of the Trump Organization Allen Weisselberg has plead guilty for his role in a tax fraud scheme that lasted 15 years.

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Allen Weisselberg, a Trump Org employee for decades, pleads guilty to felony charges

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Weisselberg entered his guilty plea in state court in lower Manhattan on Thursday. He's the latest person close to former President Trump to plead guilty or be convicted at trial of a felony.

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Sources: Longtime Trump Organization executive is negotiating guilty plea to fraud

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Allen Weisselberg was charged with multiple felonies for an alleged 16-year scheme to avoid paying taxes by compensating Weisselberg with untaxed benefits like a luxury apartment and car.

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Judge refuses to dismiss tax fraud charges for Trump organization, former CFO

Friday, August 12, 2022

The Trump Organization and longtime chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg will be tried on tax fraud charges. A judge refused to dismiss the charges and scheduled jury selection for October.

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Jury selection will start in October for Trump Organization criminal trial

Friday, August 12, 2022

The Trump Organization and its former chief financial officer are accused of conspiring to evade federal, state and local taxes over a 16-year period. They deny the charges and any wrongdoing.

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Trump's history of trying to stop investigations and withhold records

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Critics of the FBI search of ex-President Trump's Mar-A-Lago estate say he had been cooperating and a raid was unnecessary. But Trump has a record of trying to fend off probes and withhold records.

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