Donald Trump was once paid in gold bars that were wheeled into Trump Tower apartment

Donald Trump was once paid in gold bars that were wheeled into Trump Tower apartment, new book claims as he faces sweeping $250m lawsuit from New York AG Letitia James for ‘lying about the value of his property’

  • Forthcoming book by Maggie Haberman reveals gold bar payment by leaseholder
  • It was to cover the cash portion of the lease on a parking garage 
  • He did not know what to do with the gold bars and gave them to security guard
  • It is not known what happened to the gold bars and where they went 
  • Comes as Trump faces lawsuit announced by NY Attorney General for lying about value of property  

Donald Trump was once paid in gold bars that were wheeled into the Trump Tower apartment, new book claims as he faces sweeping $250m lawsuit from New York AG Letitia James for ‘lying about the value of his property.’

The forthcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman called ‘Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America’ and obtained by CNN, reveals new details about his business dealings, including the gold bar payment. 

She wrote that Trump used to sometimes receive lease payments in cash and that a leaseholder once gave him the gold bars covering the cash portion of the lease on a parking garage.

The parking garage was in the General Motors building in Manhattan, bought by Trump in 1998.

According to Haberman’s book, Trump was clueless about what to do with the gold bars.

He told Matt Calamari who was a security guard that became CEO of Trump’s Organization to take the bars to his apartment in Trump Tower.

But it is not known where the gold bars ended up. CNN reported that Calamari’s lawyer did not comment and it was called a ‘fantasy question’ by Trump.  

The forthcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman called 'Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America' and obtained by CNN , reveals new details about his business dealings, including the gold bar payment

The forthcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman called ‘Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America’ and obtained by CNN , reveals new details about his business dealings, including the gold bar payment

According to Haberman's book, Trump was clueless about what to do with the gold bars. Pictured: Maggie Haberman

According to Haberman’s book, Trump was clueless about what to do with the gold bars. Pictured: Maggie Haberman 

It comes after the New York Attorney General’s lawsuit was announced yesterday against Trump. 

Letitia James announced the suit against the former president at a dramatic Wednesday press conference, citing a document that accuses Trump and his three adult children of pumping up property far beyond their actual valuations when seeking lending to expand his real estate empire.

James said that the president and his children engaged in ‘numerous acts of fraud’ in a legal move that looks to rip away his ability to do business in her state for years.

She specifically named Trump and his three adult children, Don Jr., Eric, and Ivanka Trump, and said they ‘persistently’ inflated the value of assets.

Trump hit back at James, who is black, calling her ‘racist’ and accused her of bringing forward the case to help her ‘really bad poll numbers.’

‘Another Witch Hunt by a racist Attorney General, Letitia James, who failed in her run for Governor, getting almost zero support from the public, and now is doing poorly against Law & Order A.G. candidate, highly respected Michael Henry,’ Trump wrote in a post on Truth Social.

‘I never thought this case would be brought – until I saw her really bad poll numbers. She is a fraud who campaigned on a “get Trump” platform, despite the fact that the city is one of the crime and murder disasters of the world under her watch!’

Letitia James, pictured, announced the suit against the former president at a dramatic Wednesday press conference, citing a document that accuses Trump and his three adult children of pumping up property far beyond their actual valuations when seeking lending to expand his real estate empire

Letitia James, pictured, announced the suit against the former president at a dramatic Wednesday press conference, citing a document that accuses Trump and his three adult children of pumping up property far beyond their actual valuations when seeking lending to expand his real estate empire

Source

Related posts