Attorney General

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Woman Pleads Guilty To Forging Painkiller Prescriptions

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the counterfeit prescriptions were filled in 20 counties throughout the state.

12/21/2011

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Attorney General Makes Overtime Info For Law Enforcement Officers Confidential

State records show that troopers earned $25.5 million in overtime last year and $15.7 million as of September this year.

12/15/2011

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow To Talk Violence In Camden

The city of fewer than 80,000 has had 16 murders since Oct. 1, prompting one city council member to call for the National Guard to be sent in to help.

12/08/2011

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

Rumor: NJ Attorney General Paula Dow May Step Down

“I’ve been hearing rumors and everyone else for the last six months that she would like to go and become a judge,” said State Senator and former Governor Richard Codey.

11/11/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

Attorney General Schneiderman Argues Against Gun Reciprocity Bill

Schneiderman says the bill would force states like New York with tougher handgun restrictions to allow visitors to carry their weapons obtained in other states with weaker laws.

10/20/2011

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Children’s Cancer Charity Accused Of Using Funds To Buy Luxury Cars

It’s a cancer charity charade that’s outraged a community. A New Jersey couple is accused of running a phony group that claimed to help children battling cancer, but instead, investigators say they helped themselves.

10/13/2011

Indian Point Emergency Plans Under Review Monday

Using the Japan nuclear crisis as a worst case scenario, the Westchester Board of Legislators was set to meet to explore the disaster preparedness plan at the Indian Point Nuclear power plant.

03/21/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY State Senator’s Charity Ties Under Investigation

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has begun investigating two state-funded educational groups and their ties to a legislator.

03/17/2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami

Officials Warn Against Japan Relief Scams

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released some tips for New Yorkers planning to donate to Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.

03/16/2011

NY Attorney General Reveals Biggest Consumer Scams Of 2010

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman marked National Consumer Protection Week by releasing New York’s top 10 frauds of 2010 on Sunday.

03/06/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY Joins Suit Over Nuclear Waste Storage

New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, said the decision violates requirements for a review of health, safety and environmental hazards.

02/15/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY Attorney General To Target Contractor Fraud

The official said that by policing the billions of dollars spent annually with contractors, Schneiderman hopes to recover millions of dollars from those that are unscrupulous.

01/27/2011

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NJ AG’s Office Investigator Carjacked In Newark

Authorities say an investigator with the state Attorney General’s was unharmed after being carjacked at gunpoint outside a store in Newark Wednesday night.

12/23/2010

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Probe Sought Into Steroid Use By NJ Cops

Deputy Assembly Speaker John McKeon wants Attorney General Paula Dow to open a criminal inquiry.

12/14/2010

Andrew Cuomo (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

NY’s Cuomo Names Top Staff For New Administration

Steven Cohen, now Cuomo’s counselor and chief of staff, will be secretary to the governor. He’s a former partner at the law firm Cooley Godward Kronish and was a federal prosecutor and judge’s law clerk.

12/09/2010

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