The New York City’s Mayor office has asked the Manhattan DA’s office to investigate different income statements reported on a Trump organization property in NY City….
The Manhattan DA’s office is already waiting for a Supreme Court ruling on getting Trump’s financial and tax data….
The de Blasio administration has referred findings from a review of the Trump Organization’s property tax filings to the Manhattan district attorney’s office, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday morning.
In October, WNYC and ProPublica reported that President Donald Trump’s business portfolio cited lower income from one of its properties — 40 Wall Street — in an appeal of its property tax assessment, but reported higher values on a loan document for the same building.
In October, WNYC reported that President Donald Trump’s business portfolio would cite lower income from its properties when reporting to the Department of Finance, which is in charge of levying property taxes, but would report higher values when speaking with investors.
WNYC’s Ilya Marritz followed up with the mayor during a radio appearance Friday, inquiring if the city had looked into the discrepancies.
“It was looked at, and one of the specific issues within your story — or ProPublica story originally — was referred to the district attorney because there is the possibility of a criminal act having been committed,” de Blasio said.
They mayor did not elaborate on the status of the investigation….