Democrat Hillary Clinton isn’t the only presidential candidate facing criminal charges and a potential lawsuit that could derail their campaign. GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is accused of fraud by the New York Attorney General over Trump University, which has been described as a fraud and a scam.
While few in the media have been talking about these very serious charges that could derail the presidential campaign of the bombastic billionaire and reality TV actor, one conservative group just released a series of ads that will push news of the Trump University fraud and scam into the spotlight.
The American Future Fund, a national non-profit conservative group that advocates for free markets and conservative principles, announced a multimillion dollar ad buy on Friday. The ads are running just ahead of Super Tuesday, a day where 11 states will hold their GOP presidential primaries.
The ads will feature individuals who say their lives were ruined when they fell for the lies and promises of the Trump money-making scheme.
When the New York AG filed the lawsuit in 2013, one of many that Trump is facing, they alleged that the bogus educational institution “relied on Trump’s name recognition and celebrity status to take advantage of consumers who believed in the Trump brand.”
Trump University was in operation from 2005 until 2010. Individuals paid between $1495 and $35,000 for seminars that promised real estate success.
The scandal of Trump University was highlighted by Marco Rubio during Thursday’s GOP Debate. Ads from the
Bob, a retiree, said he lost $35,000 to Trump University. Adding that he was”duped by the Donald,” Bob claimed that all he received was a picture of himself with a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump.