Latest New York Attorney General's Office News

Trump testimony expected soon in NY civil investigation

Aug. 04, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is expected to be questioned under oath in the coming days in the New York attorney general's long-running investigation into his dealings as a real estate mogul. The deposition could be a critical moment in the investigation of...

Judge, Democratic power broker sentenced for bribery scheme

Jul. 28, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former state Supreme Court justice and a former Democratic power broker from western New York were sentenced to prison on Thursday for their roles in a bribery scheme, which authorities say influenced judicial decisions and official appointments. G. Steven...

Deposition of Trump, 2 children delayed after Ivana's death

Jul. 15, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump and two of his children got their questioning postponed Friday in a New York civil investigation into their business dealings, a delay that follows the death of Trump’s ex-wife Ivana. The ex-president, son Donald Jr. and daughter...

Trump property appraiser held in contempt in NY civil probe

Jul. 06, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A company that has performed appraisals on some of Donald Trump’s most prized properties has been held in contempt of court for missing a deadline to turn over documents in the New York attorney general’s civil investigation into the former president’s business practices. ...

Judge lifts Trump’s contempt order after 2-month legal fight

Jun. 29, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is no longer in contempt of court, a New York judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Arthur Engoron, who declared the former president in contempt on April 25 for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by New York’s attorney general, said he has now...

Officials sue to halt sales of ghost guns to New Yorkers

Jun. 29, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City and state officials announced lawsuits Wednesday against 10 sellers of gun parts that the officials said can be assembled into untraceable ghost guns and sold without background checks. State Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Mayor Eric...

New York's lawsuit against NRA can move forward, judge rules

Jun. 10, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general's lawsuit against the National Rifle Association is no mere “witch hunt,” a New York judge ruled Friday in dismissing the gun rights advocacy group's claims that the case is a political vendetta. Manhattan Judge Joel M. Cohen's...

Trump set to undergo questioning in July in NY civil probe

Jun. 08, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump, his namesake son and his daughter Ivanka have agreed to answer questions under oath next month in the New York attorney general's civil investigation into his business practices, unless their lawyers persuade the state's highest court to step in. ...

Judge dismisses Trump's lawsuit, allowing NY probe to go on

May. 27, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James, rejecting the former president’s claim that she targeted him out of political animus and allowing her civil investigation into his business practices to continue. ...

Trump loses appeal, must testify in New York civil probe

May. 26, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in the New York attorney general’s civil investigation into his business practices, a state appeals court ruled Thursday, rejecting his argument that he be excused from testifying because his answers could be used in...