According to the Washington Post, James is investigating whether the Trump Organization misled investors by inflating the value of its assets.
James is also seeking for a judge to compel the Trump Organization to comply with subpoenas for its financial information, and to force Eric Trump to sit for an interview.
The Associated Press reported that the investigation covers an upstate New York estate called Seven Springs, which the attorney general calls “significant.”
“We are seeking thousands of documents and testimony from multiple witnesses regarding several Trump Organization properties and transactions, including from Eric Trump, who was intimately involved in one or more transactions under review,” James wrote on Twitter.
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