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Suspect arrested for scheming to defraud the government outside 184th Street Pharmacy in the Bronx, March 11, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

3 Men Arrested For Running Alleged Illegal Prescription Buyback Scheme In Bronx

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.

03/11/2014

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman promotes the I-STOP program - Staten Island, NY - Jul 16, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

New York Attorney General Schneiderman Warns Against Price Gouging

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.

01/02/2014

United Healthcare

AG Schneiderman Launches Probe After United Healthcare Drops Over 2,000 Doctors

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation against United Healthcare, after the insurance company kicked some 2,000 doctors off their plan.

12/31/2013

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

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman holds a press conference in Breezy Point, Queens on charities that collected money for superstorm Sandy relief, July 17, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations Unspent

Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.

07/17/2013

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

AG: Bogus L.I.-Based Breast Cancer Charity Ordered To Pay Restitution

A judge on Long Island found earlier this year that the Campaign Center and its owner, Garrett Morgan, knew they were defrauding people by collecting for the Coalition Against Breast Cancer.

06/12/2013

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

New York AG Strikes $210 Million Settlement To Help Repay Some Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victims

The Attorney General’s office investigation revealed that Ivy had deep suspicions about Madoff’s operation but never informed its clients.

11/13/2012

Former New York Assistant Attorney General Alisha Smith stands next to her attorney, Gloria Allred, during a news conference. (credit: CBS 2)

NY Asst. AG Quits After Story Claiming She Was Paid To Be Dominatrix

Alisha Smith denied that she was ever paid for performing as a dominatrix at S&M parties as a New York Post story suggested.

10/17/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY Medicaid Probe Settled For $18 Million

According to Attorney General Schneiderman, the Young Adult Institute, the state’s largest provider of residential services, for a decade inflated expenses reported for reimbursement.

01/19/2011