New York Attorney General investigates Trump organization for crimes
President-elect Donald Trump climbs into the lobby elevator after meetings at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017.
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The office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James, which was already conducting a civil investigation into the company of former President Donald Trump, is now probing the Trump Organization “on a criminal basis,” its report said Tuesday evening. spokesperson.
James’ spokesperson said his office’s investigation was being conducted alongside the criminal investigation already underway into Trump and the Trump organization by the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.
“We have informed the Trump organization that our investigation into the organization is no longer of a purely civilian nature,” spokesman Fabien Levy said.
“We are currently actively investigating the Trump organization criminally, with the Manhattan District Attorney. We have no further comment at this time,” Levy said.
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