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Trump seeks delay on enforcement of $354 million ruling


Trump seeks delay on enforcement of $354 million ruling
February 21, 2024 | Alexa Schwerha

An attorney for former President Donald Trump requested on Wednesday a delay in enforcing a massive civil fraud ruling.

Judge Arthur Engoron ruled Friday that Trump was to pay $354 million and banned him from being an officer or director for any company or organization based in New York for three years following a civil trial regarding a lawsuit alleging Trump overstated the value of real estate holdings in order to obtain loans. Trump attorney Clifford S. Robert requested a 30-day delay in enforcing the judgment.

“The Court’s direction that it sees ‘no need for a motion or conference,’ because the proposed Judgment ‘exactly tracks the’ February 16 Decision, ignores the fact that the proposed Judgment expressly states that a motion has been made, which is simply wrong,” Robert wrote in the letter. “The Attorney General has not filed any motion on notice, nor moved to settle the proposed Judgment; her unseemly rush to memorialize a ‘judgment’ violates all accepted practice in New York state court.”

New York Attorney General Letitia James said she would consider seizing Trump’s assets if he can’t cover the fine, ABC News reported.


The Judge has ruled no basis for delay...

cato potatoe:
Aren't delays fairly routine where the fines/awards are enormous?  This judge is on a mission to wreck the defendant, and it should make all NYers uneasy.

Judge in Trump civil fraud case denies request to delay $355 million penalty
Trump was barred from operating his business in New York for three years and was found liable for $355 million in damages in the civil fraud case
 By Bradford Betz Fox News
Published February 22, 2024 3:59pm EST

A New York judge presiding over former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud case has denied his legal team’s request to avoid paying a $355 million penalty in the case.

Trump lawyers had asked Judge Arthur Engoron to delay enforcement of the payment by 30 days to allow time for an "orderly post-judgement process."

In an email to the defendants posted Thursday to the court docket, Engoron said they had "failed to explain, much less justify, any basis for a stay."

"I am confident that the Appellate Division will protect your appellate rights," he wrote.



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