Rudy Giuliani, Former Trump Lawyer, Declares Bankruptcy after Being Ordered to Pay Millions of Dollars

Rudy Giuliani, Former Trump Lawyer, Declares Bankruptcy after Being Ordered to Pay Millions of Dollars

Fri 22 Dec 2023 18:02
The downfall of Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York and ex-lawyer to Donald Trump, appears inevitable as he declares bankruptcy a week after being ordered to pay millions of dollars to two Georgia election officials. This condemnation follows defamatory allegations regarding their alleged involvement in rigging the results of the 2020 presidential election.

A federal court in Washington ordered Giuliani to pay $148 million in damages to Ruby Freeman and her daughter Wandrea Shaye Moss, who were victims of the defamatory accusations. These two Georgia state election officials were targeted by Giuliani, who claimed, without evidence, that they were manipulating the election results.

Denouncing these accusations, the two women revealed they had been subjected to insults and threats, often of a racist nature, after Donald Trump amplified Giuliani s allegations on social media. Despite the acknowledgment of the falsehood of his accusations in July, Giuliani claimed he had no doubt about their validity at the time.

The colossal amount of $148 million was deemed an absurdity by Giuliani, prompting his declaration of bankruptcy. His advisor, Ted Goodman, justified this move by emphasizing that no one could reasonably expect Giuliani to be able to pay such a sum.

At the age of 79, Giuliani filed for bankruptcy in the federal court of Manhattan under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy law, revealing debts estimated between $100 million and $500 million and assets of one to ten million dollars.

Among his creditors are the federal and New York State tax services, lawyers, electronic voting machine companies, and even Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden. Rudy Giuliani is also facing other lawsuits, including defamation suits by electronic voting machine companies Dominion and Smartmatic, as well as by Hunter Biden for electronic data breach.

Entangled in legal troubles, the once-renowned former mayor is also criminally charged in Georgia for unlawful manipulations aimed at overturning the results of the 2020 presidential election. The situation appears increasingly complex for the man once globally recognized for his post-9/11 management and his role as a former anti-mafia prosecutor in New York.

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