Tag Archives: Trump Organization

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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Prosecutors Interview Ex-Wife Of Trump Executive

NBC News reports: The ex-wife of a Trump Organization executive has spoken “multiple times” with investigators from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, she told NBC News, as the probe into Donald Trump’s financial dealings intensifies. Jennifer Weisselberg said it appears investigators have been seeking information related to the role of Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer and the …

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Trump’s Net Worth Fell $700 Million During Presidency

Bloomberg News reports: Donald Trump upended the American presidency after stepping away from the company that made him rich and famous. Four years later, returning to his empire after losing the White House, what he finds may upend him. Trump’s net worth is down to $2.3 billion from $3 billion when he became president, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. …

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Eric Trump Jumped Vax Line With Chicago Employees

Block Club Chicago reports: A top executive of a West Side hospital in Chicago bragged about vaccinating Eric Trump the same day the hospital vaccinated workers at Trump Tower Downtown — where the executive owns a condo. In a photo obtained by Block Club Chicago, Dr. Anosh Ahmed, chief operating officer of Loretto Hospital, poses with a smiling Trump, the …

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Eric Trump Pushes To Transform FL Resort Into Casino

The Washington Post reports: Former president Donald Trump’s son Eric, who runs the family’s private company, touted the potential of transforming their Doral golf resort into a gambling destination amid a quiet push among Florida Republicans to legalize casinos in areas of the state that have long opposed them. Although Republican legislative leaders have not yet submitted a bill, word …

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Chicago Trump Tower Jumped COVID Vaccine Line

Block Club Chicago reports: Trump Tower somehow vaccinated its staff members against coronavirus — and the city’s health department is looking into what happened. A vaccination provider came to the luxury tower — which serves condo residents and hotel guests — last week to vaccinate staff through an event organized by tower management, multiple sources told Block Club. Hotel and …

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Trump Showed Photos Of Naked Women To Mourners

From a lengthy New Yorker piece on the Manhattan’s DA’s Trump probe, which includes an interview with the CFO of the Trump Organization’s former daughter-in-law: Jennifer told me that she first met Trump before she was married, at Allen Weisselberg’s modest house, in Wantagh, on Long Island. That day, the Weisselberg family was sitting shivah, for Allen’s mother. Trump showed …

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NYC Trump Probe Expands To Loan For Chicago Tower

CNN reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office subpoenaed documents from an investment company that loaned the Trump Organization millions of dollars for its Chicago skyscraper in a sign that the investigation into the former president’s finances continues to expand. Prosecutors issued the grand jury subpoena to Fortress Investment Management late last year, the people said, as part of their wide-ranging …

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