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New York Judge orders Trump to pay $2M USD for misusing Trump Foundation funds

New York Judge orders Trump to pay $2M USD for misusing Trump Foundation funds

By Semi Turaga
Friday 08/11/2019
President Donald Trump [Photo:BBC]

A New York judge has ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2m for misusing funds from his charity to finance his 2016 political campaign.

The Donald J Trump Foundation closed down in 2018 after prosecutors accused it of working as "little more than a chequebook" for Trump's interests.

The judge ruled Charities such as the one Trump and his three eldest children headed cannot engage in politics.

She said the money must be paid by Trump himself.

[Source:BBC]

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