Reuters, New York City -On Thursday, Donald Trump showed up at a New York court to continue his civil fraud trial.
His defense team is claiming that the former president of the United States did not inflate the worth of its holdings in order to obtain advantageous financing.
The trial, which began in October, is one of the former president's many legal battles as he prepares to run for president again.
In order to trick banks and insurance companies into giving better loan and insurance terms,
Trump and his adult sons altered financial accounts, according to a ruling made earlier by Arthur Engoron,
the trial's judge.Letitia James, the attorney general of New York, is requesting a $250 million fine and the removal of Trump from all state real estate transactions.
On Monday, Trump—the front-runner for the Republican presidential candidacy in 2024—is scheduled to testify as the last defense witness.
He claims James, an elected Democrat, is prejudiced against him and has denied any misconduct.
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