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Cohen back in slammer after ill-advised dinner

The mask didn’t save him. President Trump’s former personal lawyer, who was released amid coronavirus concerns, was photographed dining at a restaurant recently.

Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s onetime lawyer and fixer, was taken back into federal custody on Thursday after being furloughed from prison in May, according to a person familiar with his legal status.

Mr. Cohen’s was returned to custody after the emergence in recent days of tabloid photographs that showed him at a Manhattan restaurant near his home.

Mr. Cohen, 53, who pleaded guilty in 2018 to campaign finance violations and other crimes, was released from a federal prison on May 20 on furlough and allowed to return to his home. He had asked to be released over health concerns related to the coronavirus.

He had been serving his sentence at a minimum-security camp next to a medium-security federal prison and detention center in Otisville, N.Y., about 75 miles northwest of New York City.

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