New York AG to Investigate Donald Trump’s Nonprofit

New York’s attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, announced Tuesday that his office was looking into Donald J. Trump’s nonprofit foundation, which is facing intense criticism in light of a political donation it made in support of the Florida attorney general.

Mr. Schneiderman said his office was seeking to determine whether the charity had been in compliance with state laws. Mr. Trump’s campaigndisclosed this month that he had paid a $2,500 penalty to the Internal Revenue Service because the 2013 contribution in Florida was sent from his nonprofit foundation, in violation of tax regulations.

Mr. Schneiderman did not give specifics of the extent of his office’s investigation but told CNN, “We have been concerned that the Trump Foundation may have engaged in some improprieties.”

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