Tag Archives: Trump Organization

New Prosecutor Named To Lead Trump Org Probe

Reuters reports: A new prosecutor has been chosen to lead a criminal probe into former U.S. President Donald Trump, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said on Friday, after the departures of two top lawyers threw the investigation’s future into question. Susan Hoffinger will now lead the probe into Trump and the practices of his family business, the Trump Organization, according …

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World Famous Liar Rages About “Broken” Accountants

The latest from the world’s most famous liar: My long-term accounting firm didn’t leave me for any other reason than they were harassed, abused, and frightened by DA’s and AG’s that for years have been threatening them with indictment and ruination. They were “broken” by these Radical Left racist prosecutors, and couldn’t take it anymore. Even the letter they sent …

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Trump Org’s Accounting Firm Disavows Their Filings

The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump’s longtime accounting firm abruptly cut ties with his family business last week amid ongoing criminal and civil investigations into whether Mr. Trump illegally inflated the value of his assets, court documents filed on Monday show. In a letter to the Trump Organization on Feb. 9, the accounting firm notified the company of …

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Trump Seeks To Quash Subpoena From New York AG

The Wall Street Journal reports: Lawyers for former President Donald Trump and two of his adult children argued Tuesday that the New York state attorney general’s office had targeted them unfairly in its civil-fraud investigation and subpoenaed information that could be improperly used in a separate criminal probe. The arguments came in a dispute over subpoenas New York Attorney General …

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Eric Trump Pleaded The Fifth 500+ Times In NY Probe

Raw Story reports: Every American has the right to not incriminate themselves in court or in a deposition. According to the court documents for New York Attorney General Letitia James’ probe of the Trump Organization, Eric Trump spent six hours doing exactly that. Showing screen captures of the court documents, lawyer Luppe B. Luppen quoted a revealing piece in the …

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New York AG Outlines Fraudulent Trump Org Practices

The New York Times reports: The New York State attorney general, Letitia James, accused Donald J. Trump’s family business late Tuesday of repeatedly misrepresenting the value of its assets to bolster its bottom line, saying in court papers that the company had engaged in “fraudulent or misleading” practices. The filing came in response to Mr. Trump’s recent effort to block …

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Trump Asks Court To Halt Probe Into Trump Org Fraud

ABC New reports: Former President Donald Trump has asked a federal judge in New York to halt a civil investigation into his business practices by New York Attorney General Letitia James, accusing her in a new court filing of weaponizing her office to carry out a “targeted attack against a political adversary.” Trump sued James last month in federal court …

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Trump Spawn Defy Subpoenas From New York AG

ABC News reports: Former President Trump’s eldest son and daughter have refused to comply with subpoenas issued by the New York State attorney general’s office as it conducts a civil investigation into the way the family real estate business valued its holdings. “A dispute has arisen between the OAG and the Individual Trump Parties regarding the Subpoenas,” a document filed …

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Eric Trump Blames Brexit For Failing UK Golf Courses

The Daily Beast reports: Three months before he won the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump gave himself a new nickname: Mr. Brexit. After the nation voted to break away from the rest of Europe, Trump appeared at Turnberry, his golf course in Scotland, and commended the Brits who “took back their country.” He later said Brexit was “a great …

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NYC Trump Restaurant Refuses To Seat Anti-Vaxxers

The Daily Mail reports: A group of anti-vaxxers protested outside Trump Grill in New York City on Thursday after they were denied entrance to the restaurant. A police officer was recorded trying to reason with the handful of protesters, who appeared to be in the restaurant’s lobby. “Prove to us. that we are a threat. Yeah, so the burden of …

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Trump Org Snorted Up Millions In British COVID Relief

Newsweek reports: Both of the former president’s resorts in the country—Trump Turnberry in Ayrshire and Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeenshire—suffered substantial losses last year despite receiving millions in government grants, according to financial reports their operating companies filed with the U.K. government this week. Trump Turnberry saw turnover plummet from $26.37 million (£19.7million) in 2019 to $8.97 million (£6.7 …

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Trump Sues New York AG To Stop Trump Org Probe

The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Monday against the New York State attorney general, Letitia James, seeking to halt her long-running civil investigation into his business practices. The suit, filed in federal court in upstate New York by Mr. Trump and his family real estate business, argues that Ms. James’s inquiry, which has lasted …

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GOP To Pay $1.6M In Trump Organization Legal Bills

The Washington Post reports: The Republican Party has agreed to pay up to $1.6 million in legal bills for former president Donald Trump to help him fight investigations into his business practices in New York, according to Republican National Committee members and others briefed on the decision. The party’s executive committee overwhelmingly approved the payments at a meeting this summer …

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Trump Judge Rules Congress Can See Trump’s Taxes

The New York Times reports: A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by Donald J. Trump that sought to block Congress from obtaining his tax returns, ruling that the law gives a House committee chairman broad authority to request them despite Mr. Trump’s status as a former president. In a 45-page opinion, Judge Trevor McFadden held that the Treasury …

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NYC Prosecutors Zero In On Trump Org Financial Docs

The New York Times reports: As prosecutors in Manhattan weigh whether to charge Donald J. Trump with fraud, they have zeroed in on financial documents that he used to obtain loans and boast about his wealth, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The documents, compiled by Mr. Trump’s longtime accountants and known as annual statements of financial condition, …

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NY Prosecutors Zero In On Trump Property Valuations

The Washington Post reports: The Trump Organization owns an office building at 40 Wall Street in Manhattan. In 2012, when the company was listing its assets for potential lenders, it said the building was worth $527 million — which would make it among the most valuable in New York. But just a few months later, the Trump Organization told property …

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Trump’s DC Hotel To Become Waldorf In $375M Sale

The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump’s family business has an agreement to sell its marquee Washington hotel, reaching a deal to fetch at least $375 million for a property that prompted ethical scrutiny and struggled to make money even as it drew steady crowds of lobbyists, lawmakers and Trump loyalists. The deal so far is what is known …

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Cohen Loses Suit To Force Trump Org To Pay Legal Bills

The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump’s company won’t have to pay hefty legal bills incurred by his former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, who became a vocal critic of the ex-president and went to prison after pleading guilty to tax and other crimes, a New York judge ruled Friday. Judge Joel M. Cohen threw out Cohen’s breach of contract …

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New Grand Jury To Hear Evidence About Trump Org

The Washington Post reports: The Manhattan District Attorney has convened a second long-term grand jury to hear evidence about the Trump Organization’s financial practices, and potentially to vote on criminal charges, according to people with knowledge of the matter. An earlier grand jury — convened this spring in Manhattan — previously handed down felony indictments against two Trump companies and …

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Insiders Accuse Trump Organization Of Insurance Scam

Insurance Business reports: The Trump Organization filed a highly exaggerated claim of nearly $1.3 million for damages to a golf course that cost only a fraction of the payout, insiders familiar with the matter have claimed. Sources that asked not to be identified reached out to Rolling Stone, saying that when a flood occurred at Trump National Golf Club Westchester …

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