Crime: Fraud trial: Trump pays $175 million bail | EUROtoday

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In the fraud trial in opposition to Donald Trump In New York, the previous US President has deposited a assure of 175 million {dollars} (round 160 million euros). This implies that the due fee of a complete wonderful of round 450 million US {dollars} is initially suspended till there’s a additional resolution within the case, as US media constantly reported, citing court docket paperwork. Trump can also be averting the confiscation of his property to repay his money owed. If the decision in opposition to Trump is confirmed, he must pay all the quantity. If he wins the case, he’ll get the deposit he has already paid again.

In February, Trump, who needs to be re-elected US President in November, was sentenced to a wonderful of greater than $350 million within the fraud trial. With curiosity, the whole quantity due is now greater than $450 million. A 30-day deadline for depositing the cash expired every week in the past. An appeals court docket gave Trump one other ten days to pay the wonderful and diminished the bail quantity to $175 million. It had lengthy been unclear whether or not Trump would have the ability to increase the cash in time.

In the civil lawsuit, Trump, his sons and workers have been accused of manipulating the worth of the Trump Organization for years so as to get cheaper loans and insurance coverage contracts.

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