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Rudy Giuliani is facing a lawsuit from a former colleague for $10,000, which adds to his existing financial burden as a former mayor of New York City and attorney for Trump.
BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, an accounting firm based in Latham, NY is suing Mr Giuliani claiming that he had the company conduct an appraisal of his business interests while he separated from his wife, Judith Nathan, without paying them.
The lawsuit claims that Mr. Giuliani had previously agreed to the specified amount for the services rendered. In February of 2020, he received an invoice from the firm detailing the charges. The firm is also requesting that the ex-mayor reimburse them for their legal fees, totaling approximately $15,000.
The company is currently aiming to recoup approximately $25,000, including interest.
Mr Giuliani is currently facing multiple legal challenges, including a lawsuit filed by his former attorney Robert Costello and his law firm Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP. The lawsuit alleges that Mr Giuliani has only paid $214,000 of the $1.6 million he owes in legal fees.
They also desire for Mr Giuliani to cover the expenses of their lawyers and any other costs related to filing the lawsuit.
In a statement about the lawsuit, Mr. Giuliani expressed his deep disappointment with Bob Costello’s actions. He believes it is unfortunate when lawyers behave in such a manner and wants to clarify that their bill is far beyond reasonable fees.
In August, CNN reported that Mr. Costello visited Mar-a-Lago, the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump, in an attempt to persuade him to pay for Mr. Giuliani’s legal expenses. Unfortunately, Mr. Trump showed no interest in resolving his former confidante’s issues.
According to the report, he consented to attend two of Mr. Giuliani’s fundraising events. The PAC for Mr. Trump, Save America, subsequently gave $340,000 to Trustpoint, a data provider.
Mr. Giuliani has implemented some actions in an attempt to gather funds for his legal protection. He has recently listed his Manhattan residence for purchase at a price of $6.5 million.
The price has been lowered to $6.1 million and the listing is still available.