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Thu Feb 22, 2024, 03:39 PM Feb 22

Letitia James Wants to Block Trump From Leaving New York [View all]

Source: Newsweek

Published Feb 22, 2024 at 11:53 AM EST Updated Feb 22, 2024 at 1:55 PM EST

New York Attorney General Letitia James is asking a judge to block Donald Trump from changing his business address from New York to Florida, arguing that his executives "carry out the business activities" of the Trump Organization at Manhattan's Trump Tower.

In a Thursday letter, James urged Judge Arthur Engoron to "reject Defendants' attempt to change the business address of the six entity Defendants to Florida as the record establishes those entities are located in Trump Tower at 725 5th Avenue in New York, the office building in which the executives who carry out the business activities of those entities work."

Trump owes New York state almost $454 million, including interest, after a civil fraud trial on charges that he inflated his wealth on financial statements to deceive banks, insurers and others. Engoron handed down a nearly $355 million verdict last Friday, but that figure goes up $87,502 every day that the former president doesn't cover the bill. James has said she plans to seize some of Trump's assets if he fails to pay.

"If he does not have funds to pay off the judgment, then we will seek judgment enforcement mechanisms in court, and we will ask the judge to seize his assets," James told ABC News on Thursday.

Read more: https://www.newsweek.com/letitia-james-wants-block-trump-leaving-new-york-1872533

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When I saw the header, I was hoping for rzemanfl Feb 22 #1
Well at the very least robbob Feb 23 #37
I am not sure a state court can do that in a civil case. rzemanfl Feb 23 #39
Sorry, I should have put a smilie... robbob Feb 23 #42
Sometimes I am too literal. rzemanfl Feb 23 #44
I can't wait for this MoFo to be flat dead broke!! PortTack Feb 22 #2
I would settle for one out of three. niyad Feb 22 #3
One out of three indeed, but MontanaMama Feb 22 #12
The same as mine, I would almost bet!!! niyad Feb 22 #23
I would prefer those same three words..... lastlib Feb 22 #27
All three in this order rambler_american Feb 23 #35
+1! sheshe2 Feb 22 #18
Me too bdamomma Feb 25 #48
Or just flat dead works, too birdographer Feb 22 #16
Flat dead and broke would be nice. 4lbs Feb 22 #21
It's not likely. Since the SEC gave approval to merge TS with a special purpose acquisition company, his stake is valued 24601 Feb 22 #31
You should read the article you linked. herding cats Feb 23 #36
I absolutely had read the entire article. What Professor Ritter failed to consider is the probability that share prices 24601 Feb 23 #38
Political factors are a reason many assume it won't hold its value long term. herding cats Feb 23 #40
There is no shortage of those who buy access & influence, pre and post-election. A donor set on ingratiating themself. 24601 Feb 23 #43
Has anyone seen Melania lately? Bayard Feb 22 #4
She may have money but it's more likely that he pays her bills to keep her from building a stash and leaving him. Lonestarblue Feb 22 #5
"I really don't care, do U?" wolfie001 Feb 22 #6
Didn't she rework her marriage/pre-nup agreement a few years ago 4lbs Feb 22 #22
Well, Ivanka seems to be morphing Farmer-Rick Feb 23 #32
The law won't care, nor do I... getagrip_already Feb 25 #51
What did tRUMP say to NATO? PAY YOUR BILLS or suffer the consequences. TigressDem Feb 22 #7
Pay the damned bill or MontanaMama Feb 22 #13
Yeah, that's implied TigressDem Feb 25 #46
"Ya gotta pay ya bills" johnnyfins Feb 22 #25
So we can officially say to DJT - Man, put up or shut up. TigressDem Feb 25 #45
Does anyone here think bdamomma Feb 25 #49
I don't think he cares enough. TigressDem Feb 25 #53
This message was self-deleted by its author bdamomma Feb 25 #50
Old law enforcement maxim bigmonk Feb 22 #8
Wasn't he already blocked from moving Corps out of state? C_U_L8R Feb 22 #9
In this case, it's not moving the business but the employees of the business "moving their buisness addresses" BumRushDaShow Feb 22 #14
Kind of surprised he didn't do this prior to the judgement. progressoid Feb 22 #10
Would like to see weekly reports from bluestarone Feb 22 #11
I think this is the reason he tried to do a 30 day slightlv Feb 22 #15
Yep, you need to hire the most corrupt mob accountant in the world maxrandb Feb 22 #17
Exactly my thought. DeSantis and the R legislature might even write a new law that prevents TFG being... machoneman Feb 22 #19
Great idea! But doubtful that DeSantis & his band of batshit legislators would do that even if they had such foresight. ancianita Feb 23 #33
Mara lara ding dong is a social club. Historic NY Feb 22 #20
Does he even own it outright? SleeplessinSoCal Feb 22 #24
Very on brand underpants Feb 22 #26
Wow! Delphinus Feb 22 #29
Hah! If this is true, those five humans and 9 companies AND their attorneys attempted to defraud NY AGAIN. ancianita Feb 23 #34
+1 dalton99a Feb 25 #47
had to read the entire headline and peice b4 i reacted to it . not him personaly but taking his biz out of state. AllaN01Bear Feb 22 #28
He's got his financial situation all set now! VGNonly Feb 22 #30
Yeah, I think there is no way Trump should be able to relocate his business... Happy Hoosier Feb 23 #41
Gotta wonder how much investigating Trump has done on James. ificandream Feb 25 #52
Cuff him, stuff him, and book him Kennah Feb 26 #54
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