Mary Trump talks during a video call. Photo: August 2020Picture copyright

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Mary Trump is a psychologist, businessperson and writer

US President Donald Trump’s niece has filed a lawsuit, accusing him and two members of the family of fraud and conspiracy.

Mary Trump alleges that Mr Trump, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and brother Robert Trump, who died in August, cheated her out of an inheritance.

Ms Trump, who in July launched a tell-all memoir concerning the president, is looking for to get better thousands and thousands of {dollars} she claims to have misplaced.

Neither Mr Trump nor his siblings have publicly commented on the difficulty.

Mary Trump’s memoir, Too A lot and By no means Sufficient: How My Household Created the World’s Most Harmful Man, describes the president as a “narcissist” who now threatens the life of each American.

The White Home rejects the claims made within the e-book, and the Trump household unsuccessfully sued to attempt to block it.

What’s in Mary Trump’s lawsuit?

The lawsuit was filed in a New York court on Thursday.

It says President Trump and his siblings ought to be tried on eight counts, together with fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment, and civil conspiracy.

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An undated picture of the Trump siblings, from left to proper: Robert, Elizabeth, Fred (Mary Trump’s father), Donald and Maryanne

The lawsuit says that Mary Trump “inherited precious minority pursuits within the household enterprise” after the loss of life of her father Fred Trump Jr in 1981, and that “Donald, Maryanne, and Robert dedicated to observe over her pursuits as fiduciaries”.

“They lied. Moderately than shield Mary’s pursuits, they designed and carried out a posh scheme to siphon funds away from her pursuits, conceal their grift [fraud], and deceive her concerning the true worth of what she had inherited,” the court docket doc says.

Mary Trump, 55, is a US psychologist, businesswoman and writer.