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Eric Scheiderman

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Cuomo's Signature Ethics Plan Isn't Exciting Anyone

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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The new state budget will require legislators with outside jobs to report all sources of income over $1,000, but AG Eric Schniederman says lawmakers shouldn't have any outside work.

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NY AG Reaches Agreement with GNC on Herbal Supplement Safety

Monday, March 30, 2015

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company has agreed to new labeling standards for its herbal supplements.

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Lawsuit Says UPS Transported Millions of Contraband Cigarettes into New York

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A parcel delivery service is accused of abetting trade in illegal smokes.

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NY Attorney General Asks to Probe Deaths by Police

Monday, December 08, 2014

In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Eric Schneiderman asks for the authority to investigate deaths at the hands of police amid the outcry over Eric Garner's death.

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New York Gets Creative With Its Slice of Bank Settlement

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The biggest-ever civil settlement in U.S. history includes a big chunk of money for New York State.

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IPhone “Kill Switch” Appears to be Deterring Thieves

Thursday, June 19, 2014

iPhone thefts have declined — once other manufacturers add kill switches, will thefts decline more overall?

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After the Crash, Banks Paid Billions. Where’d it All Go?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

To places like Newburgh, NY. The town has become a laboratory for a block-by-block method of rehabbing abandoned homes. Now, the program is going to double in size and possibly expand to New York City.

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Schneiderman: Regular Hotels Good, Illegal Airbnb Hotels Bad

Thursday, April 24, 2014

New York's Attorney general says Airbnb tells deceptive stories about the true natures of its business.

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Car Wash Workers to be Compensated for Lost Wages

Thursday, March 06, 2014

A thousand city car wash workers cheated out of their wages will get their money back.

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Schneiderman: Cell Phone Carriers Blocking Anti-Theft “Kill Switch”

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is stepping up pressure on cell phone carriers to approve a so-called "kill switch" to deter smartphone thefts.

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That Online Review May Really Be Too Good to Be True

Monday, September 23, 2013

A crackdown on posting fake online reviews has concluded with 19 companies agreeing to stop the practice and pay fines totaling more than $350,000, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office.

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Schneiderman Moves To Distance Himself From Corruption Case

Thursday, April 04, 2013

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is trying to keep as far away as possible from the corruption scandal engulfing State Senator Malcolm Smith and others.

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Money Talking

Ratings Agencies 'Key' to Mortgage Crisis Meltdown

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Standard and Poor’s is the first rating agency to face civil fraud charges from the federal government. The Justice Department filed a civil complaint against the company on Monday. It’s the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating firm since the financial crisis almost five years ago.

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New Yorkers Get Mortgage Loan Modifications

Friday, January 25, 2013

A federal task force formed to help distressed homeowners has started assisting New Yorkers.

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NY AG Takes on For-Profit Telemarketers

Friday, December 21, 2012

For-profit telemarketers are the real winners when people donate money to charities over the phone, according to the New York Attorney General's annual report on fundraising published Friday.

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Cuomo, Schneiderman Offer Differing Campaign Finance Reform Proposals

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wants to shine some light on the dark money in politics, while Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to simplify campaign finance rules.

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NY Downtown Hospital Reaches $13M Fraud Settlement

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

New York Downtown Hospital must pay back $13.4 million in illegal charges to Medicare and Medicaid.

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NY Probing Equity Firms, Including Bain: Source

Sunday, September 02, 2012

An official familiar with the probe says New York's attorney general is investigating some of the nation's largest private equity firms, including Bain Capital, founded by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

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It's A Free Country ®

AG Schneiderman Looks to Force Big Donor Disclosure

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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The attorney general believes a section New York charities law enables him to regulate any group that collects more than $25,000 from New York state donors.

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