According to the WNYC podcast, in the link below …There was always one question, the Trumps were asked, by their foreign investors:
“How well have the building units been selling?” every prospective client was sure to ask.
The number of SOHO units sold: 31%, then 55%, then 60% according to Jr and Ivanka Trump.
According to a sworn affidavit, however, only 15% had actually been sold.
A group of condo buyers sued in federal court, claiming “a consistent pattern of out-right lies” …
In the spring of 2012, Donald Trump’s two eldest children, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr., found themselves in a precarious legal position. For two years, prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office had been building a criminal case against them for misleading prospective buyers of units in the Trump SoHo, a hotel and condo development that was failing to sell. Despite the best efforts of the siblings’ defense team, the case had not gone away. An indictment seemed like a real possibility. The evidence included emails from the Trumps making clear that they were aware they were using inflated figures about how well the condos were selling to lure buyers.
In one email, according to four people who have seen it, the Trumps discussed how to coordinate false information they had given to prospective buyers. In another, according to a person who read the emails, they worried that a reporter might be onto them. In yet another, Donald Jr. spoke reassuringly to a broker who was concerned about the false statements, saying that nobody would ever find out, because only people on the email chain or in the Trump Organization knew about the deception, according to a person who saw the email.
There was “no doubt” that the Trump children “approved, knew of, agreed to, and intentionally inflated the numbers to make more sales,” one person who saw the emails told us. “They knew it was wrong.”
Ultimately, [Cy] Vance [NY DA] overruled his own prosecutors. Three months after the meeting, he told them to drop the case. [Marc] Kasowitz subsequently boasted to colleagues about representing the Trump children, according to two people. He said that the case was “really dangerous,” one person said, and that it was “amazing I got them off.”
Marc Kasowitz, Donald Trump’s new lawyer hired to make the SOHO Fraud case go away, had just donated $25K to DA Vance, through his New York District Attorney’s campaign fund.
As another indicator of exactly what kind of District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance really is …
District attorney who didn’t prosecute [Harvey] Weinstein will be investigated
by Sandra Gonzalez and Elizabeth Joseph, CNN — March 19, 2018
Back in October, The New Yorker released an audio recording of Weinstein speaking with young model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez as part of a 2015 sting operation. The NYPD set up the sting after Gutierrez told authorities that Weinstein groped her the day before.In the recording, Weinstein makes potentially incriminating comments to Gutierrez, but Weinstein was not arrested or charged with a crime at the time.After the tape’s release, the New York Police Department and the Manhattan DA’s office traded public finger-pointing.Vance has also faced criticism for accepting a $10,000 donation from David Boies, an attorney who has represented Weinstein, in August 2015, according to campaign financial disclosure forms from the New York State Board of Elections.[…]
Just another quid-pro-quo enabler …
And all-around 2-tiered System of Justice provider.
Manhattan District Attorney
Tenure: 2009 – Present
Term ends: 2021
Years in position: 9
So when the Mueller Indictments are finally issued against these
Don’t feel sorry for them America, because they’re ‘just kids’.
Feel sorry for their customers, that it took this long for Karma, and the Law, to catch up with them.
And their “a consistent pattern of out-right lies” …
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