Donald Trump Sues by New York's attorney general 

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Letitia James, the Democratic Attorney General of New York, launched a civil action following a three-year inquiry

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Against Donald Trump, the former president

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According to the complaint, Donald Trump lied about his wealth in order to defraud the system

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Members of Trump's longstanding executive team are also the target of the case

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Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr. are among the members of his family

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Donald Trump Jr. reacted to the lawsuit on Twitter with an expletive

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"The bullshit Dem witch-hunt continues!" he wrote.

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James wants to punish Trump with nearly $250 million in penalties

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The complaint also seeks a five-year ban on Trump's corporation from purchasing commercial real estate in New York

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James believed that the actions were definitely indicative of "fraud" rather than a "mistake."

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