as far as being a main source of Cohen's independent wealth, was always a bit of an eyebrow raiser.
He's also a childhood friend of Felix Sater. Hmmm.
Fair to assume that whatever "tip" Mueller passed on, it was independently criminal enough that Trump's USA couldn't deny the warrant.
You almost feel sorry for the many who just attached themselves to Trump out of a sincere desire for public service or personal advancement and got soiled. Not so much for members of the old crime family.