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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file / credit: AG's Office)

AG: L.I. ‘Scam Artist’ Duped Customers With Kidney Transplant Service

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.

11/25/2013

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AG Schneiderman Announces $13 Billion Mortgage Settlement With JPMorgan Chase

The settlement announced Tuesday requires JPMorgan to pay $9 billion and provide $4 billion in consumer relief, including principal reductions and other mortgage modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure.

11/19/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don’t Lead To Convictions

In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.

11/14/2013

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces TRAMS Act to provide property tax breaks to active-duty service members. (credit: Twitter/AG Eric Schneiderman)

AG Schneiderman Proposes Property Tax Relief For Active-Duty Service Members

The Tax Relief for Active Military Service Act – or TRAMS Act – would allow those serving in the military or their spouses to apply for a tax exemption on 10 percent of the assessed value of their homes.

11/07/2013

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Election Day Hotline Will Be Open For Voters On Tuesday

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his Election Day hotline with help people facing language issues, polling place barriers and other potential civil rights problems.

11/03/2013

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AG: Westchester Doctor Traded Illegal Prescriptions For Pornographic Photos

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Dale Dudley of New Rochelle was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Friday on felony charges of criminal sale of a prescription and misdemeanor counts of willful violation of health laws.

11/01/2013

FILE - Debris is left out for removal on November 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

AG: L.I. Company Sent Deceptive Letters To Sandy Victims To Drum Up Business

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said G.C. Environmental, Inc. mailed nearly 2,300 letters to property owners that closely resembled State Department of Environmental Conservation notices.

10/31/2013

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

AG: Charities To Release $10 Million In Unspent Donations To Sandy Recovery Effort

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday from hard-hit Long Beach on Long Island that the American Red Cross has pledged an additional $6 million to storm victims.

10/24/2013

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Report: Spitzer Seeks To Run For Office Again

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lost his race for city comptroller to Scott Stringer last month, but a published report Wednesday said that does not mean he has any plans to end his political career.

10/23/2013

Bill de Blasio speaks as NY AG Eric Schneiderman looks on at press conference about reducing smartphone thefts, Oct. 21, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bill De Blasio Joins Fight Against ‘Apple Picking’ Smartphone Thefts

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the smartphone manufacturers must take swifter action against what he’s called an “epidemic” of thefts.

10/21/2013

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

AG Schneiderman Sues Wells Fargo For Failing To Comply With Mortgage Settlement

Similar action was being sought against Bank of America but has been suspended after the bank and the AG reached an agreement.

10/02/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

Schneiderman To Sue Wells Fargo Over Mortgage Settlement

The nation’s largest home lender has failed to comply with the terms of last year’s national mortgage settlement, Schneiderman said.

10/01/2013

Hannibal Smith sold assault-style rifles out of his home in Park Slope, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. (credit: New York Attorney General's office)

Schneiderman: Park Slope Man Sold Assault-Style Rifles Out Of Home

A Brooklyn man was illegally selling assault-style rifles out of his family’s townhouse, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

10/01/2013

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Conn., NY AGs Among Those Calling For Federal Regulation Of E-Cigarettes

Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.

09/25/2013

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New York Attorney General Cracks Down On Fake Online Reviews

If you rely on online reviews for the inside scoop on businesses, some new revelations suggest you might want to rethink your strategy.

09/23/2013

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