Former President Donald Trump’s $83.3 million punishment for defaming E. Jean Carroll may not have hurt him in the polls, but it has put a spotlight on how much money the Republican front-runner has and how much more he may lose this week when a judgment is expected in the civil fraud case brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
James has asked that Trump and his family be banned from doing business in New York and be forced to pay $370 million in ill-gotten gains after State Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron ruled last year that Trump had committed fraud in sending 11 years of inflated estimates of his net worth to Deutsche Bank and others. The inflated estimates helped Trump get lower interest rates.
Trump Tower in Manhattan, December 2023. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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