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Eric Schneiderman

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NY Officials Announce Task Force to Fight Tenant Harassment

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Mayor de  Blasio and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman plan to target landlords who use disruptive construction projects to force tenants out of rent-regulated apartments.

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Macy's Pays $650,000 to Settle Discrimination Claims

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

After an investigation, Macy's agrees to make changes.

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NYC Seeks to Block Property Tax Challenge

Monday, July 28, 2014

Some housing advocates called it the biggest challenge to New York City's property tax system in years. Now the city and state are seeking to dismiss it. 

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NY Attorney General: Data Breaches on the Rise

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

According to the attorney general's office, nearly 23 million personal records were exposed as a result of data breaches in 2013.

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Arrested City Councilman Insists He's Innocent

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

City Councilman Ruben Wills of Queens has been arrested on charges of misusing public funds, according to an official with knowledge of the case.

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Bratton Says Greed Stops Corps. from Reducing Cell Phone Thefts

Monday, March 03, 2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton accuses smartphone makers of tolerating rampant theft because it's profitable.

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Goodbye to Unfair Trader Advantage, Says NY AG

Thursday, January 09, 2014

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a major reform in how traders and investment firms use analyst survey reports.

Market analysts study companies extensively and know key metrics before most investors. So if investors could survey analyst reports ahead of other customers, it would give these traders an unfair ...

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Schneiderman Claims Victory in JP Morgan Settlement

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Eric Schneiderman says he is a big reason JP Morgan Chase decided to settle with the government.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Eric Schneiderman and Attica Prison Documents

Thursday, October 31, 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman tells us why he's seeking the release of documents related to the 1971 Attica prison riot.

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Airbnb Moves to Block AG's Subpoena

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Airbnb, the popular person-to-person apartment rental website, is trying to block a subpoena by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, calling the probe an “unfounded ‘fishing expedition.’”

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Merchants Say Yelp Is An Aggressive Suitor

Monday, September 23, 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schndeiderman has settled cases with nineteen companies that tried to game online ratings on sites like Yelp, Citysearch, and Google. Schneiderman says in some instances “Astroturf” reputation managers sold reviews that were as fake as the “grass” in Met Life stadium.

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Schneiderman Scrutinizes Smartphone “Kill Switches”

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office is testing new security features on some of the smartphones most commonly targeted by thieves.

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N.Y. A.G. Criticizes Charities for Delays Delivering Sandy Aid

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is criticizing charities for moving too slowly to deliver donations for Sandy victims.

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Schneiderman’s Coalition Pressures Smartphone Makers

Thursday, June 13, 2013

A coalition of prosecutors is sending a warning to smartphone makers: thefts of phones are getting out of hand, and it's time for manufacturers to start working with law enforcement.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Storm Prep; Eric Schneiderman; Non-Profit Corruption; Ask Me Another

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg announced a major plan to prepare the city for the next big storm. Seth Pinsky of the New York City Economic Development Corporation is here to discuss. Plus: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman; corruption at non-profits; a neuroscientist’s ideas about drugs; and Ophira Eisenberg from NPR’s quiz show “Ask Me Another.”   

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Cuomo Begins Outlining Agenda for Next Year

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants backing from the State Senate on a number of issues he’s dubbed his “litmus test,” including raising the minimum wage and reforming New York City’s stop-and-frisk policies, as well as campaign finance reform. 

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NY, 6 Other States Will Sue Over Drilling Methane

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

New York and six other states say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.

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Schneiderman Tells Nonprofits to Reveal Storm Aid

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to 72 nonprofits asking them to disclose their fundraising and relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy victims.

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NY Sues Credit Suisse Over Mortgage Securities

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

New York is suing Credit Suisse Securities and affiliates, claiming they misled investors about the care taken in evaluating their residential mortgage-backed securities.

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Feds Throw Support Behind Lawsuit Against JPMorgan

Monday, October 01, 2012

The federal government is throwing its support behind a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase accusing Bear Stearns, the investment bank JPMorgan bought in 2008, of engaging in massive fraud in deals involving billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.

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