A.G. Schneiderman: Trump University Decision A Clear Victory In Effort To Combat Fraud

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on today’s decision by the Appellate Division in the office’s lawsuit against Trump University:

“Today’s decision is a clear victory in our effort to hold Donald Trump and Trump University accountable for defrauding thousands of students.  The state Supreme Court had already granted our request for summary judgment determining that Trump and his University are liable for operating illegally in New York as an unlicensed educational institution. Today’s decision means our entire fraud case can move forward, and confirms that the case is subject to a six year statute of limitations. As the state’s chief law enforcement officer, my job is to see that perpetrators of fraud are brought to justice. We look forward to demonstrating in a court of law that Donald Trump and his sham for-profit college defrauded more than 5,000 consumers out of millions of dollars.” 

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