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ANALYSIS: Trump’s Appeal of Civil Fraud Verdict May Hinge on ‘No Victims’ Defense

Donald Trump’s planned appeal of a $355 million judgment against him in his civil fraud case may focus on the former president’s contention that there were no actual victims from his conduct at issue in the case, which was brought …

Trump Avoids ‘Corporate Death Penalty’ in Civil Fraud Case, But Business Still Slammed

Donald Trump won’t face the corporate death penalty after all. A New York judge on Friday spared the ex-president that worst case punishment as he ruled in a civil case alleging Trump fraudulently misrepresented financial figures to get cheaper loans …

Trump Civil Fraud Case Judge to Probe Potential Perjury by Ex-CFO

A New York judge overseeing Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial has asked lawyers in the case for information about possible perjury by the former U.S. president’s onetime finance chief, who is reportedly facing criminal charges for lying on the stand. …

Jury Awards Carroll $83 Million in Defamation Case Against Trump

A jury awarded $83.3 million to E. Jean Carroll on Friday in a stinging and expensive rebuke to former President Donald Trump for his continued social media attacks against the longtime advice columnist over her claims that he sexually assaulted …

New York Seeks $370 Million in Damages in Trump’s Civil Fraud Trial

New York state lawyers increased their request for penalties to over $370 million Friday in Donald Trump’s civil business fraud trial. He retorted, “They should pay me.” The exchange came as lawyers for both sides filed papers highlighting their takeaways …

Cohen Vows to Appeal Denial of Retaliatory Imprisonment Liability Claim Against Trump

Michael Cohen can’t hold his former boss, ex-president Donald Trump, liable because he was jailed for what he claimed was retaliation for writing a tell-all memoir, an appeals court said Tuesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan …

Trump Denied Immunity Against US Election Subversion Charges

Donald Trump is not entitled to absolute presidential immunity against criminal charges over his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, a federal judge ruled, saying the office doesn’t come with a “lifelong ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ pass.” US District Judge Tanya Chutkan …

Banker Behind Big Loans to Trump’s Company Testifies For His Defense

When Deutsche Bank loaned Donald Trump`s company hundreds of millions lawyers of dollars, the bank always followed its own guidelines that include checking out information that would-be borrowers provide, an executive testified Tuesday at the former president’s civil fraud trial. …

Trump Lawyers Focus on Accountants in Fraud Trial

Donald Trump blamed his accountants. So did the two sons he entrusted to run his company. Now, as they mount their defense in the civil fraud trial threatening the former president’s real estate empire, his lawyers are too. Trump’s lawyers …

Son Eric Testifies in Trump Civil Fraud Trial He Relied on Accountants

With Donald Trump due on the witness stand this week, testimony from his adult sons in his civil business fraud trial wrapped up Friday with Eric Trump saying he relied completely on accountants and lawyers to assure the accuracy of …