Fred Trump has attorney Howard Snyder buy $3.5 million worth of gaming chips at Trump Castle and walk out the door with the chips, infusing the casino with much-needed cash. Snyder is accompanied out the door with a police escort.
The next day, he wires another $150,000 to Trump Castle.
Spokespeople for The Trump Organization and Trump Castle decline to comment and refuse to take calls altogether.
Fred Trump is not legally allowed to lend money to casinos. The family fixes that issue in June 1991, allowing the scheme to be carried out legally in the future.
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