Trump Tower has been home to a long line of criminals over the years — some with ties to Donald Trump.
One of them was Joseph Weichselbaum, a helicopter pilot who flew customers to Trump casinos and spent years in prison for cocaine trafficking. “It was fine, other than parking issues,” Weichselbaum said to Bloomberg of the building. “And try getting a bagel or a container of milk.” Weichselbaum was indicted for drug trafficking in 1985. Trump wrote a letter in his defense, calling him a “credit to the community.” While he was in prison, his girlfriend bought two units in Trump Tower and Weichselbaum lived there after his release. [more]