New York Judge Slams Donald Trump’s ‘Fraudulent’ Valuation of Mar-a-Lago: Orders Massive Payback

West Palm Beach, Florida – A New York judge has declared that former President Donald Trump provided a “fraudulent” valuation of his esteemed Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, for over a decade. Judge Arthur Engoron concluded in a 92-page order that Trump must pay an astonishing $354.8 million in disgorgement of ill-gotten profits. Additionally, Trump’s sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, were ordered to pay just over $4 million each. The civil business fraud case focused on key Trump properties, with the judge’s findings centering on Trump’s former Washington, D.C., hotel. However, attention and debate … Read more

Judge Orders Unredacted Filings in Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Case to be Made Public

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – In the ongoing prosecution of former President Donald Trump for allegations of wrongfully retaining documents at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida, a federal judge has ruled that unredacted versions of filings containing the names of government witnesses will be made public. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon issued the ruling on Tuesday, stating that special counsel Jack Smith failed to present sufficient evidence or legal reasoning to justify keeping the documents redacted. Cannon emphasized the strong presumption in favor of public access to the records, and noted that Smith’s general references … Read more