Trump Organization investigation turns criminal: Here's what we know | Just the FAQs

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Published on 19 May 2021, 20:15
The New York attorney general's two-year civil probe into the Trump Organization is now a criminal investigation. Here's what we know so far. RELATED: bit.ly/3hK6H97

ALBANY, N.Y. – State Attorney General Letitia James joined forces with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who has been leading a long-running criminal investigation into Donald Trump and his family business interests, dramatically escalating the potential legal jeopardy facing the former president and his associates.

For more than two years, James had been investigating Trump and his company as part of a civil inquiry after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen claimed they fraudulently boosted property values to obtain tax breaks and better terms on loans and insurance.

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