On the same day protesters gathered at McDonald’s restaurants nationwide to accuse the fast food giant of “wage theft,” New York’s attorney general announced that one of the chain’s franchise owners has agreed to a settlement.
They have written to the chief executives of Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Rite-Aid, Safeway and Kroger, urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Investigators said the suspects would pay HIV patients if the pharmacy didn’t fill their prescriptions. The suspects allegedly billed government health plans anyway, raking it almost $10 million in a single year, authorities said.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been asking Facebook to adopt such restrictions, as have Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.
Schneiderman’s office rescued 6,000 birds and made nine felony arrests following raids in Queens, Brooklyn and Ulster County.
Miss Harper, now 7 months old, had her ears cut off and a hind leg amputated. She had a number of infections when she was brought in in September.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the arrests follow an 11-month investigation by the state Organized Crime Task Force, the Department of Homeland Security and the NYPD.
Target’s pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.
Schneiderman wrote to the vendors, reminding them that General Business Law prohibits increasing the costs of essential items and services during natural disasters or other events that disrupt the market.
Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.
Bill de Blasio will be sworn in as mayor twice Wednesday.
The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been exposed.
Twenty-five Domino’s Pizza employees who were fired after complaining about the wages have been reinstated, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday.
A Long Island “scam artist” has agreed to close up shop after authorities said he charged desperate customers to facilitate kidney donations, a violation of state and federal law.