Judge Orders Trump Organization Response to New York Attorney General’s Subpoena | Colorado Springs News
A A New York judge has ordered the Trump Organization to submit a report to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James next week in response to long-standing subpoenas, where it must ask a third party to review company records, according to a court order unsealed Friday.
“The Trump Organization, by September 30, 2021, will provide a report, with reasonable details, of the steps taken to preserve, collect and produce paper and electronic documents in response to the OAG subpoenas,” the judge ordered Arthur Engoron September 7. 2.
The order added that if the attorney general‘s office is not satisfied that the organization has fulfilled its obligations by October 15 or December 31 at the latest, the Trump organization will have to retain the services of a third party “discovery” company. costs of researching company records and collecting information in response to subpoenas.
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“For more than a year now, the Trump Organization has failed to respond adequately to our subpoenas, hiding behind procedural delays and apologies,” James said. “Once again, the court has ordered the Trump Organization to turn over the information and documents we are looking for, failing which an independent third party will ensure this happens. Our work will continue without being discouraged because no one is above the law.
James and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. are investigating the business practices of former President Donald Trump’s company.
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The Trump organization, Trump Payroll and CFO Allen Weisselberg pleaded not guilty in July to a 15-year tax evasion scheme. Weisselberg, 74, is accused of avoiding taxes on around $ 1.7 million of his income.
Trump himself was not involved in what prosecutors called a “big and bold” effort to avoid taxes on certain forms of executive compensation.
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