Last month, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced an extensive lawsuit against Donald Trump, his three oldest children, and the Trump Organization, which accuses them of engaging in “staggering” fraud for more than a decade and raking in hundreds of millions in ill-gotten gains. not have to do with a former president of the United States, the parties in this one had to be officially “served”. arm of the law by simply ignoring the people trying to deliver the lawsuit, which worked for him – until it didn’t.
Business Insider reports that Trump officially received a 220-page lawsuit on Thursday, as did his equally weasel-like son Eric, according to a file filed Monday from James’ office. According to the attorney general, the lawyer of the ex-president Alina Habba and Clifford Robert, an attorney for Eric, never responded to emails — originally sent on Sept. 21, the day the lawsuit was revealed — asking them to confirm they were the right people to serve. dodging on behalf of their clients, it is not. As Insider notes, “lawyers for all other defendants of the lawsuit, including Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr., had…quickly accepted service. “
Father and son’s attempt to dodge the lawsuit led the AG’s office to charge the Trump camp in court with “gameplay” (which is straight out of Trump’s playbook to use delaying tactics to delay investigations, lawsuits, and criminal cases). stop).) And on Thursday, Judge Arthur Engoron approved a court order request from James and ruled that all the AG had to do, in light of the nonsense from the other side, was to email the papers to the lawyers, which they did later that day.
In related news, the attorney general’s office last week filed for a preliminary injunction to prevent the Trump Organization from moving assets to a new company it had conveniently incorporated in Delaware just days before the fraud case. was announced. urged James that the company did not do so to avoid the fallout from its charges — which could include banning Trump and the Trump Organization from buying commercial real estate in New York for five years and Trump and his three kids are banned from running businesses in the state – she was apparently less than convinced.
“Our investigation revealed that Donald Trump and the Trump Organization committed significant fraud to increase his personal wealth by billions of dollars to illegally enrich himself and defraud the system,” James said in a statement. “Since we filed this sweeping lawsuit last month, Donald Trump and the Trump Organization have continued the same fraudulent practices and taken steps to avoid accountability. Today, we are seeking an immediate halt to these actions, as Mr. to play.’
You’ll never believe it, but it seems that Donald Trump has a history of mishandling top secret documents, lying about them, etc.
Quick reminder, this man wants—and could be!—the next senator from Georgia
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