A New York appeals court dealt a blow Tuesday to Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, allowing a fraud lawsuit against him to proceed in full.
The Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court in Manhattan ruled Tuesday that state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman can move ahead with his fraud claims against Trump, which accuse the billionaire real-estate developer of scamming customers of his Trump University seminar series out of millions of dollars.
A lower court had tossed one of Schneiderman's six claims, saying it was outside the statute of limitations. But the appeals court disagreed, saying it was actually subject to a six-year statute of limitations, not three.
The $40 million lawsuit has emerged as an issue on the presidential campaign trail: Republican presidential hopefuls Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have both sought to use it against the leading candidate, with Rubio and his allies repeatedly labeling Trump a "con artist."Read the rest of the story HERE and view a related video below:
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