NY seeks $370M in penalties in Trump's civil fraud trial. His defense says gains weren't ill-gotten
January 5, 2024
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state lawyers increased their request for penalties to over $370 million Friday in Donald Trump's civil business fraud trial, while his defense argued that 10-plus weeks of testimony produced no evidence of fraudulent intentions or ill-gotten gains.
Both sides highlighted their takeaways from the trial in court filings ahead of closing arguments, set for Thursday. Trump is expected to attend, though plans could change.
It will be the final chance for state and defense lawyers to make their case in a lawsuit that is consequential for the leading Republican presiden...