New York — A former business partner of Donald Trump’s hotel management company has claimed that the US president’s firm evaded income taxes on a project in Panama and underreported employee salaries there.

The accusations were contained in a court filing on Monday by  Orestes Fintiklis and his fund, Ithaca Capital Investments, as part of a lawsuit against Trump International Hotels Management. Ithaca assumed control of the property after Trump withdrew from it in March 2018, and a bitter feud over the development has ensued.

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