New York probe finds 'signicant evidence' of Trump Org. fraud - The Independent World News
By Peter HUTCHISON New York’s top justice official said her investigation into Donald Trump’s family business had uncovered “significant evidence” of fraudulent or misleading practices, intensifying pressure on the former president as he tries to shut down the probe. In a court filing late Tuesday, state Attorney General Letitia James wrote that the ongoing civil …
In a court filing late Tuesday, state Attorney General Letitia James wrote that the ongoing civil inquiry had found that the Trump Organization fraudulently overvalued multiple assets to secure loans and then undervalued them to minimize taxes.The filing marked the most detailed allegations that James, a Democrat, has made against Trump’s company since she launched the investigation in March 2019.
Another said the company “disguised” what appeared to be a more than 80 percent drop in value of a luxury home development in the New York City suburbs.“The Trumps must comply with our lawful subpoenas for documents and testimony because no one in this country can pick and choose if and how the law applies to them,” James wrote.Read more: The Independent Singapore »
China's Xi to preside over muted Hong Kong handover anniversary, swear in new leader
HONG KONG: Chinese leader Xi Jinping was set to preside on Friday (Jul 1) over tightly choreographed celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain, with once annual demonstrations silenced and a massive security presence in force. Xi's two-day visit, which will also see him Read more >>
New York Attorney-General outlines pattern of possible fraud at Trump business
One dead, nine injured in New York City explosion and fire
New Zealand closes borders to new arrivals over ‘unprecedented’ Omicron riskNew Zealand closes borders to new arrivals over ‘unprecedented’ Omicron risk. Citizens blocked from returning home after minister Chris Hipkins halts release of space in quarantine rooms, saying facilities are under ‘extreme pressure’
1,185 new Omicron infections & 1,615 new Covid-19 infections in S'pore on Jan. 19The weekly infection rate is at 1.96. Wow.... going to the moon again... Freaking USELESS Vaccines. Guess those Fools at the top will never admit their FAILURES! 😷 already... 💉 already... what else? Hide in a cave? We knw this is not gonna end..what's the purpose of updating the numbers everyday.. 😨
Asian woman who volunteered to help the homeless pushed to her death in New York subway by vagrantThe suspect had approached another woman before pushing Go to her death. 😡 Rest In Peace, Michelle. 😢 sometimes i wonder why i bother contributing when all the good things/people are gone and the world gets worse
Parents complain after school in New York asks students to translate phrases ‘Mexican and ugly’, ‘pretty and American’ into SpanishKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — A middle school in Buffalo, New York has come under fire after a homework assignment asked students to translate sentences that included the phrases “Mexican and ugly”...