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Trump U settlement held up by Florida ex-student seeking full refund, apology

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President Donald Trump‘s $25 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that alleged fraud at his now-defunct Trump University may be put on hold because a former student in Florida wants a full refund plus interest and an apology. A federal judge in San Diego will decide Thursday whether to let Sherri Simpson opt out of the settlement and sue the president individually. Simpson, a Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy and consumer rights attorney, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that she thinks…

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Fort Lauderdale woman seeks right to trial in Trump University case

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A Fort Lauderdale woman asked this week to be excluded from a proposed settlement with President Donald Trump over fraud allegations at his now-defunct Trump University, setting the stage for a possible trial if a federal judge agrees. Attorneys for Sherri Simpson said in a court filing that lawyers for former students in class-action lawsuits promised in 2015 that they could ask to be excluded from any future settlement. A settlement announced less than two weeks after Trump’s election allows…

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