NY AG's 'Trump U' Fraud Claims Left Intact By NYC Judge

By Pete Brush (January 31, 2014, 6:13 PM EST) -- A New York City judge on Thursday refused to dismiss the state attorney general's allegation that real estate investor and television personality Donald Trump defrauded customers of The Trump Entrepreneur Institute — formerly Trump University LLC — to the tune of $40 million.

However, the decision by Manhattan trial judge Cynthia S. Kern trimmed some of Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's allegations brought under state education and consumer protection statutes that have a three-year time bar.

And Trump did score one complete victory as the judge tossed claims in their entirety tied to a New York statute that bans conferring degrees upon...

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