Trump to testify at Chicago trial on condo deals
FILE - This March 15, 2013 file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Trump is expected to testify at federal court in Chicago where several of his companies have been named in a lawsuit filed by an 87-year-old investor who says she was lured into buying condos at his namesake Chicago skyscraper with promises of a profit-sharing deal that was later quietly withdrawn. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
CHICAGO (AP) — Donald Trump is known for grilling contestants on his TV show, "Celebrity Apprentice." But he'll be in the hot seat Tuesday as he takes the stand at a civil trial in Chicago.
Several of Trump's companies are named in a lawsuit filed by an 87-year-old investor who says she was lured into buying condos at his namesake Chicago skyscraper with promises of a profit-sharing deal that were later quietly withdrawn.
Jacqueline Goldberg bought two condos for around $1 million apiece at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in 2006. She says she and other investors were promised a percentage of profits from banquet hall rentals and other building services. She's seeking unspecified damages.
Trump's lawyer says Goldberg signed documents giving Trump executives the power to cancel the profit-sharing offer.