Trump accused of receiving ‘secret payments’ for endorsing a multilevel marketing company that lured people into investing

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President Donald Trump and his children are accused of “deliberately” scamming Americans by encouraging them to invest in a multilevel-marketing company. The lawsuit also names Trump’s children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric, of luring vulnerable investors to buy into three businesses with “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Trump was reportedly paid millions of dollars in secret, in exchange for promoting one of the companies named in the lawsuit. The complaint alleges the Trumps “were aware that the vast majority of consumers would lose whatever money they invested.” Trump Organization officials questioned the timing of the lawsuit, which was filed days before the November 6 midterm election.

President Donald Trump and his children are accused of “deliberately” scamming Americans by encouraging them to invest in a multilevel marketing company, according to a complaint filed in federal court on Monday.

The complaint accuses Trump and his children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric, of luring vulnerable investors to buy into three businesses with “a pattern of racketeering activity,” according to The New York Times, which first reported on the lawsuit.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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