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Ivanka Trump Clears the Hurdle: NY Court Drops Charges in Letitia James’ Lawsuit


In the legal sphere, the Trump family has lately found reason for relief. Ivanka Trump, former President Donald Trump’s daughter, has been taken off the hook as a co-defendant in a civil fraud lawsuit initiated by New York Attorney General Letitia James, according to recent reports. This decision, made by a New York appeals court, is a meaningful victory for the Trump family amidst a web of politically motivated legal battles.

The lawsuit filed in September of last year, accused Donald Trump, his two adult sons, and the Trump Organization of engaging in a prolonged period of “financial fraud” for various economic advantages. The allegation was that the Trump family, with the assistance of Ivanka, and some senior executives at the Trump Organization, had exaggerated Donald Trump’s net worth by billions to secure better loan conditions, achieve higher insurance coverage at lower premiums, and gain tax benefits, among other things.

The appeals court, however, ruled in favor of Ivanka Trump. It stated that she was not an active agent of the Trump Organization within the timeframe relevant to the conditions implemented by the state. The court explained, “The allegations against defendant Ivanka Trump do not support any claims that accrued after February 6, 2016. Thus, all claims against her should have been dismissed as untimely.”

Donald Trump, who continues to be a formidable figure in the GOP and a leading candidate for the 2024 presidential race, applauded the court’s decision. He communicated through Truth Social, referring to the case as “Election Interference.”

Despite this setback, the Attorney General’s office is not backing down and remains committed to pursuing the case against Trump. A representative maintained their stance, declaring, “There is a mountain of evidence that shows Mr. Trump and the Trump Organization falsely and fraudulently valued multiple assets…”

The court has referred the claims against the remaining members of the Trump family back to the trial court to ascertain the complete list of defendants within the August 2021 tolling agreement.

This civil lawsuit represents just one facet of the multi-directional legal onslaught faced by Donald Trump, stemming from Democrat-affiliated prosecutors. This includes state criminal charges by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, as well as federal criminal charges for alleged mishandling of classified documents.

Nonetheless, the dismissal of Ivanka Trump from this lawsuit is a significant legal triumph for the Trump family, as they navigate the contentious world of politically charged prosecution.

Alexandra Russel
Alexandra Russel
Highly respected journalist and political commentator with over a decade of experience in the industry. Alex was born and raised in Florida, where she developed a passion for writing at a young age, leading her to pursue a degree in journalism from the University of Florida. After graduation, she worked as a political reporter for several local and national publications before being appointed as the chief editor at Conservative Fix.

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