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Donald Trump’s ongoing legal troubles in New York are continuing to mount as the state’s Attorney General, Letitia James, looks to collect on the nearly $460 million fraud judgment against him. Despite Trump’s claims of having $500 million in cash, his lawyers have stated that he does not have the funds to pay up. The judgment has been filed in Westchester County, New York, where Trump owns two properties: a golf course in Briarcliff Manor and the Seven Springs estate in Bedford.

Forbes recently toured the opulent Seven Springs estate, which was purchased by the Trumps in 1996 and is valued at an estimated $25 million. Trump’s son, Eric, shared memories of growing up on the property and hinted at the family’s plans to potentially develop the land with 14 new mansions. However, the property’s valuation, reported as $161 million on Trump’s financial statements, was based on false assumptions and claims that never came to fruition.

Judge Arthur Engoron, who presided over the fraud case against the Trumps, highlighted the discrepancies in the property’s valuation and the dubious claims made by the family. The proposed development of “14 houses” was actually only for seven mansions, in addition to the two already on the property. The Attorney General’s office pointed to their original lawsuit, which indicated that the property was only zoned for nine homes, casting doubt on the Trumps’ plans for expansion.

With the ongoing legal battle and the looming judgment against him, Seven Springs could soon be under new management as the state moves to collect on the money owed by Trump. Forbes’ estimated valuation of $25 million for the property is a far cry from the $161 million claimed by the Trumps, further highlighting the deception and fraud involved in the case. The future of the estate remains uncertain as the legal proceedings continue to unfold.

Despite Eric Trump’s sentimental attachment to the property and his claims of future development plans, the reality of the situation paints a different picture. With the Attorney General’s office focusing on collecting the judgment, the opulent Seven Springs estate may soon be a thing of the past for the Trump family. As the legal battle continues, the true value and fate of the property remain in question, with potential implications for Trump’s financial future and business dealings.

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