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Donald Trump’s fraud lawsuit takes a grim turn as Bernie Madoff’s lawyer enters the chat

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Attorney Ira Sorkin, probably best known for defending disgraced financier/Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, is weighing in on Donald Trump‘s fraud lawsuit in New York.Yesterday, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a 222-page civil lawsuit with the State Supreme Court in Manhattan against the Trump Organization.It accuses the Trumps of “grossly” inflating the ex-president’s net worth by billions of dollars and giving false and misleading financial statements to lenders for at least a decade.The lawsuit seeks a $250 million judgment and to ban the Trumps from ever leading companies in their home state of New York ever again.Related: Tiffany Trump gets the last laugh, excluded from family fraud lawsuit in New YorkSpeaking to NewsNation yesterday, 79-year-old Sorkin said he would be open to representing Trump, if the one-term, twice-impeached ex-president asked him to.“Everyone’s entitled to a defense,” he said. “The problem he’s run into, of course, is that he apparently doesn’t listen to his lawyers.

So you’re dealing with a very difficult client and trying to guide him in the defense of this case.”Hmmm. Considering Bernie Madoff ended up being sentenced to 150 years in prison, the maximum sentence allowed, and dying behind bars of kidney disease, we’re not sure Trump would want Sorkin to represent him.Then again, beggars can’t be choosers.Sorkin went on to say that the most concerning part to him about James’ lawsuit is that she will be referring it to federal authorities in Manhattan, who may choose to open a criminal investigation into bank fraud.“There’s an argument to be made the New Yorkers don’t particularly like Mr.

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