NY attorney general says Trump Org probe is now criminal
May 19, 2021
NEW YORK - The New York attorney general's office said Tuesday that it is conducting a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump's business empire, expanding what had previously been a civil probe.
"We have informed the Trump Organization that our investigation into the company is no longer purely civil in nature," Fabien Levy, a spokesperson for Attorney General Letitia James, said in a statement.
"We are now actively investigating the Trump Organization in a criminal capacity, along with the Manhattan DA," Levy said.