Tag Archives: Trump Organization

Trump Org Demotes CFO From Dozens Of Subsidiaries

The Washington Post reports: The Trump Organization has removed indicted Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg from his leadership roles at more than 40 subsidiary companies, according to corporate filings in the U.S. and Scotland. The changes were made last Thursday and Friday, a week after a grand jury in Manhattan indicted Weisselberg on 15 felony counts, including grand larceny and …

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NJ Trump Golf Club To Pay $400K In Fatal DUI Crash

The Washington Post reports: One of former president Donald Trump’s golf clubs on Wednesday agreed to pay a $400,000 penalty to the state of New Jersey for overserving alcohol to a customer who later caused a fatal car crash, according to settlement documents released by the state. Under the settlement, Trump’s golf club in Colts Neck, N.J., pleaded no contest …

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ABC News: Trump Raged At Sight Of CFO In Handcuffs

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump was distraught as he watched Trump Organization Allen Weisselberg walk into Manhattan court in handcuffs, according to ABC News reporter John Santucci, who said the former president called the 15-count indictment a “disgrace.” Santucci asked Trump about the “perp walk” videos of Weisselberg in handcuffs. “The president was unaware of that,” he explained. “He …

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Indictments Unsealed For Trump Organization And CFO

The New York Times reports: The Trump Organization, the real estate business that catapulted Donald J. Trump to tabloid fame, television riches and ultimately the White House, will be charged Thursday with fraud and tax crimes, according to two people who were briefed on the matter. The Manhattan district attorney’s office, which has been conducting the investigation, also brought charges …

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Trump Organization CFO Surrenders To Face Charges

The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump’s long-serving chief financial officer, Allen H. Weisselberg, surrendered on Thursday to the Manhattan district attorney’s office as he and the Trump Organization prepared to face charges in connection with a tax investigation, people with knowledge of the matter said. The exact charges were not yet known. Prosecutors were expected to unseal an …

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WSJ: Trump Org And CFO To Be Charged Tomorrow

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office is expected to charge the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer with tax-related crimes on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said, which would mark the first criminal charges against the former president’s company since prosecutors began investigating it three years ago. The defendants are expected to appear in …

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Trump Org Faces Deadline Today On Criminal Charges

The Washington Post reports: Prosecutors in New York have given former president Donald Trump’s attorneys a deadline of Monday afternoon to make any final arguments as to why the Trump Organization should not face criminal charges over its financial dealings, according to two people familiar with the matter. That deadline is a strong signal that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. …

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Manhattan DA To Trump Org: Charges Are Pending

The New York Times reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office has informed Donald J. Trump’s lawyers that it is considering criminal charges against his family business, the Trump Organization, in connection with fringe benefits the company awarded a top executive, according to several people with knowledge of the matter. If the case moves ahead, the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance …

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Trump Organization Sues NYC Over Canceled Contract

The New York Times reports: The suit, filed in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan on the eve of the mayoral election, argued that the January decision by Mayor Bill de Blasio to end the company’s 20-year contract to run the public golf course in the Bronx had no legitimate legal basis and was meant only to punish former …

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City Of Doral FL Bans Gambling To Block Trump Casino

The Hill reports: Florida’s Miami-Dade County city of Doral voted unanimously on Wednesday to officially ban gambling and casinos in the city, potentially putting in jeopardy reported plans for the Trump-owned Doral golf resort to establish its own casino. With the 4-0 vote from the Doral city council, properties wishing to establish gambling or a casino must get a request …

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Trump Org VP Testifies Before Manhattan Grand Jury

ABC News reports: One of the most senior officials in the Trump Organization has testified before a special grand jury empaneled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office to hear evidence against former President Donald Trump and his company, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told ABC News. Jeff McConney is among a number of witnesses that have already appeared …

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Trump Condo Prices Plunge Amid Natl Housing Crunch

The Associated Press reports: An Associated Press review of more than 4,000 transactions over the past 15 years in 11 Trump-branded buildings in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas and New York found prices for some condos and hotel rooms available for purchase have dropped by one-third or more. That’s a plunge that outpaces drops in many similar buildings, leaving units for …

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Trump Org Puts DC Hotel Lease Up For Sale Again

The Washington Post reports: Former president Donald Trump’s company has again hired a broker to sell the lease to its D.C. hotel, according to two people familiar with the discussions, a second attempt to unload the property after the pandemic thwarted a previous effort. The Trump Organization previously listed the Pennsylvania Avenue hotel, in the federal owned Old Post Office …

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Racketeering Charge Possible For Trump Organization

Politico reports: Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance could be considering a criminal charge that former President Donald Trump’s business empire was a corrupt enterprise under a New York law resembling the federal racketeering statute known as RICO, former prosecutors and defense attorneys said. New York’s enterprise corruption statute — which carries the potential for severe penalties — can be applied …

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Lawsuit Seeks Probe Of Trump’s Scottish Resort Buys

Reuters reports: The Scottish government is facing a new legal challenge over its February rejection of a motion to investigate former U.S. President Donald Trump’s all-cash purchases of two golf courses, reviving an effort to force Trump to disclose how he financed the deals. Avaaz, a global human rights group, filed a petition in Scotland’s highest court seeking a judicial …

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New York AG: Our Trump Org Probe Is Now Criminal

CNN reports: New York Attorney General Letitia James is joining the Manhattan district attorney’s office in a criminal investigation of the Trump Organization, James’ office said Tuesday. The attorney general office’s investigation into the Trump Organization, which has been underway since 2019, will also continue as a civil probe, but the office recently informed Trump Organization officials of the criminal …

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Trump Spawn Travel Cost $140K In First Biden Month

From the government watchdog group CREW: Trump’s adult children have cost taxpayers a lot of money over the years, but this time, it’s different. CREW got records from the Secret Service that show that in just the thirty days after Donald Trump left the presidency, his childrens’ travel cost taxpayers more than $140,000. That figure, however, does not include charges …

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NY Prosecutors Subpoena Bank Records Of Trump CFO

The New York Times reports: State prosecutors in Manhattan investigating former President Donald J. Trump and the Trump Organization have subpoenaed the personal bank records of the company’s chief financial officer and are questioning gifts he and his family received from Mr. Trump, according to people with knowledge of the matter. In recent weeks, the prosecutors have trained their focus …

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Trump Hotels Booted From Luxury Travel Group List

The New York Times reports: Virtuoso, a global network of luxury travel advisers, has dropped Trump Hotels from its list of hotel partners and will no longer offer the 10 hotels that operate under the Trump brand as an option to its high-end clients. Virtuoso is widely considered one of the luxury travel industry’s biggest players, with a global network …

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Trump’s Private Jumbo Jet Is Languishing In Disrepair

CNN reports: Trump’s personal Boeing 757 was always the crown jewel of his wealth — the ultimate sign that he had made it. He’s used it as a backdrop for sleek photo shoots, campaign rallies, VIP tours, for shots of him eating his Big Macs and KFC, plated, with a knife and fork. Trump loved to show it off — …

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