Mary MuellerJun 11, 2017, 11:31 amJun 11, 2017, 4:30 pm

NY Attorney General 'looking into' allegations against Eric Trump's charity

The President's son used his family golf course to raise money for St. Jude's, but the money allegedly went elsewhere, says Forbes

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The son of President Donald Trump, Eric Trump, hosts an annual golf fundraiser at his father’s course in Briarcliff Manor.

There, he raised millions for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Eric Trump said he used the course because it was virtually free since his family owns it.

But according to a Forbes article, filings from Eric Trump’s foundation and other charities show he shelled out more than $1.2 million to use it.

The article goes on to allege that the Eric Trump Foundation funneled $100,000 in donations into revenue for the Trump Organization.

Finally, it reports that more than $500,000 dollars donated to help children with cancer were re-donated to other charities, many connected to Trump family members or interests.

Now, a spokesperson for the New York Attorney General’s office says they are “looking into the issues raised in the report.”

Eric Trump defended his charity and says it's raised over $16.3 million for St. Jude and his foundation intends to fully cooperate with the Attorney General’s review.

He suspended the charity’s operations in December when his father was elected President because questions arose whether about the foundation's donors would get special access to the first family.

The Attorney General’s office is already investigating the Trump Foundation after allegations it used the charity’s money to settle lawsuits and buy art.

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