A Philadelphia recycling company has sued an Atlantic City casino over ownership of the signs that once adorned the Trump Taj Mahal Casino.
Recycling of Urban Materials for Profit says two company representatives paid an Eastern Sign Tech worker $250 for two “TRUMP” signs he was removing from the Taj Mahal for disposal on Feb. 16.
RUMP’s sale of the signs on eBay was then stalled when the Taj Mahal alleged that the letters were stolen. Ebay cancelled the auction.
RUMP’s suit asks the court to determine the rightful owner and seeks return of the signs or fair market value, which the firm estimates at more than $100,000.
A Trump Taj Mahal Associates representative didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment. Eastern Sign Tech declined comment.