Jul 5, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Michael Cohen spotted at restaurant while serving home sentence

Michael Cohen.
Michael Cohen. Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

The New York Post spotted Michael Cohen, who was released from federal prison in May to serve his sentence at home because of the pandemic, dining out Thursday night on the Upper East Side.

The intrigue: The president's former fixer lingered at a sidewalk table at Le Bilboquet, a French restaurant around the corner from his Park Avenue apartment.

"Cohen, his wife, Laura, and another couple spent about an hour chatting before they became the last patrons to leave around 11:30 p.m.," the Post reports.

  • Why it matters: Legal experts told the paper that the meal may cost Cohen his freedom.
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