Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

A Papa John's pizza restaurant on August 9, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Gets Judgment Against Papa John’s Franchisee In Wage Case

New York’s attorney general has obtained a judgment against a Harlem pizzeria owner for underpaying hundreds of delivery workers at five restaurants.

03/05/2015

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NYC Officials Launch Task Force To Combat Tenant Harassment

State and city officials have launched a joint task force to crack down on New York City landlords who harass tenants to force them into vacating rent-regulated apartments.

02/19/2015

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NY Attorney General Orders Hempstead Schools To Open Their Doors To Immigrant Students

Immigrant students must be enrolled in the Hempstead School District, according to an order by the attorney general.

02/19/2015

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New York State Lawsuit Claims UPS Shipped Untaxed Cigarettes

New York authorities have accused United Parcel Service in a federal lawsuit of shipping 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in the state between 2010 and 2014 despite an earlier agreement to stop.

02/18/2015

(clockwise from top left): Jean Guilberto, Troy Russell, Larry Henley, Jahmari Monroe, and Alecia Holland are charged with participating in a fake accident and insurance fraud ring on Long Island. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

5 Arrested In Alleged Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud Ring On Long Island

Five people have been arrested and charged in an alleged staged car accident ring on Long Island, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Experts say these purported Ebola protection kits amount to a scam. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York Warns Against Ebola Scams And Solicitations

New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about scammers preying on Ebola fears with fundraising scams claiming to benefit victims and dubious offers of so-called preparedness kits that claim to contain preventive medicines.

10/21/2014

The Airbnb website is displayed on a laptop on April 21, 2014.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

AG Schneiderman: Most NYC Airbnb Listings Violate The Law

New York state’s attorney general says nearly three-quarters of the New York City listings offered by the short-term rental service Airbnb violate city or state laws.

10/16/2014

NYPD Officer Jose Urena is charged with insurance fraud. Prosecutors allege he filed multiple false claims and even staged an auto accident. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Officer Accused Of Staging Accident, Filing Multiple False Insurance Claims

An NYPD officer appeared before a judge Thursday on fraud charges, with investigators alleging that he repeatedly filed false insurance claims and even staged an accident.

10/02/2014

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Bank Seizes Roosevelt Woman’s Home After Falling Victim To Two Mortgage Frauds

A suburban Long Island woman says she is facing eviction from her home after falling victim to a mortgage fraud from two companies now under state investigation.

10/01/2014

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars after the shutdown of two orthodontic offices, including this one on Fordham Road in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dental Patients Seek Records, Lost Money After Offices Suddenly Close

A New York City dental business has suddenly closed, leaving patients scrambling to find a new orthodontist and a way to recoup thousands in lost money.

10/01/2014

Assemblyman William Scarborough Pleads Not Guilty To Grand Larceny, Filing False Campaign Documents

A state assemblyman from New York City has been charged by authorities with using his campaign funds for personal expenses.

10/01/2014

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L.I. Psychiatrist Accused Of Providing Illicit Anti-Anxiety, ADD Prescriptions

A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.

09/23/2014

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NY Lawyer, Timothy Griffin, Charged With Stealing $1M From Clients

Griffiin, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

09/18/2014

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs Fights To Remain Open

A Calverton no-kill dog rescue operation that is under investigation by the state attorney’s office is fighting to stay open in an attempt to prevent dozens of dogs from being euthanized.

08/26/2014

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs

A court has ordered the Calverton dog rescue called Precious Pups to close its doors after complaints that neglected dogs were being rescued, then simply resold.

08/20/2014

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