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Bronx Tax Preparer Gets Up To 11 Years For Stealing $4.8 Million In Ponzi SchemeThe victims of tax preparer Robert Van Zandt said they trusted him with their live savings for decades, but he stole millions of dollars and left them broke.
Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal CrueltyLee Hughes pleaded guilty in February to failure to provide veterinary care to a dog suffering from a neck wound that became so infected that it compromised the animal's ability to breath, the Nassau County District Attorney's office said.
Target: 40 Million Card Accounts May Be BreachedThe 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.
New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don't Lead To ConvictionsIn 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.
AG Schneiderman Proposes Property Tax Relief For Active-Duty Service MembersThe 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.
Report: Spitzer Seeks To Run For Office AgainFormer 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.
Longtime Met Council CEO Under Investigation, Fired For 'Financial Irregularities'A spokesman for state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has confirmed that he is investigating William Rapfogel, who had been the CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty for more than 20 years.
State Investigating Some Nassau County Offices Over Sandy Clean-Up EffortsThe probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.
New York AG Announces Results Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging InvestigationNew York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said 29 gas stations have either reached settlements or are being sued for price gouging.
Spitzer Dissects Wall Street ProbeEliot Spitzer says regular folks hooked on day trading shouldn't think they can beat Wall Streeters at their own game because of the flow of inside information.