The former president is accused of inflating his personal net worth to financial institutions
Former United States President Donald Trump has assured that he will go to court this Monday in the tax fraud case to “fight for his name and his reputation” against a “corrupt and racist” prosecutor.
“Tomorrow I will go to court to fight for my name and my reputation against the corrupt and racist Attorney General, Letitia James, who campaigned with (the slogan) ‘catch Trump’ and against a judge who hates Trump, who is unfair, deranged and vicious in his persecution against me,” the former president has published on his Social Truth social network account.
Thus, Trump has accused Judge Arthur Engoron of the New York state court in Manhattan for valuing Mar-a-Lago, his residence in Florida, at 18 million dollars (about 17 million euros) when, according to the former president, the mansion costs “between 50 and 100 times that amount.”
“Your assessments of him are FRAUDULENT in pursuit of Electoral Interference, and worse. THIS ENTIRE CASE IS A FARCE! Judge Arthur Engoron refuses to accept our great victory in the appeals court,” Trump added.
Trump was accused by New York prosecutor Letitia James of inflating his personal net worth to financial institutions by 3.6 billion dollars (about 3.3 billion euros), a case in which the magnate’s two sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric, as well as former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg.