2021-05-19

New York State’s Attorney General’s investigation into the Trump Organization extends to the criminal field

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China News Service, May 19, according to US media reports, on the evening of the 18th local time, a spokesperson for New York State’s Attorney General James stated that his office’s investigation of former US President Trump and his company will no longer be limited to Limited to the field of civil investigations-a criminal investigation of the Trump Organization is underway.

A spokesperson for James said that James’ investigation was conducted simultaneously with the ongoing criminal investigations against Trump and the Trump Organization by the Manhattan District Attorney Vance’s office.

New York State’s Attorney General’s investigation into the Trump Organization extends to the criminal field

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p > According to reports, James’ civil investigation is directed against the allegation that the Trump Organization manipulated the declared value of real estate assets to reduce their tax liability and obtain more favorable loan and insurance conditions.

Vance’s office has been conducting criminal investigations into the same allegations, which were originally made by Cohen, who has served as Trump’s personal lawyer for many years, when he testified before Congress. In addition, Vance’s investigation also focused on other issues.

A spokesperson for James said, “The Trump Organization has been notified that our investigation of the organization is no longer purely civil in nature.”