WGXC-90.7 FM

Eric Trump Foundation now under Schneiderman investigation

Jun 14, 2017 12:02 am
Jake Lahut reports at Politico New York that New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is now investigating the Eric Trump Foundation after a recent Forbes story showed the Foundation shifted some money from a benefit for children with cancer at St. Jude's Hospital into the Trump Organization. "I can confirm that our office is looking into issues at the Eric Trump Foundation raised by the Forbes report," said Eric Soufer, the attorney general's director of communications. Schneiderman is now investigating both the Donald J. Trump Foundation and Eric Trump Foundation. Amanda Miller, a spokeswoman for the Eric Trump Foundation, said they will cooperate with investigators. "The Foundation intends to cooperate fully with the Attorney General's review, and looks forward to a productive and open dialogue with the Attorney General's Office to address any questions it may have," Miller said in a statement. Read the full story at Politico New York.