N.Y. Archdiocese Vows To Cooperate With Church Sex Abuse InvestigationsOn Thursday, the New York attorney general issued subpoenas as part of the ongoing civil investigation into how the Catholic church handled allegations of sex abuse by priests and potentially covered them up.
LI Engineering Firm Raided Amid Attorney General Probe Into Sandy Insurance PayoutsAuthorities are looking into whether employees rewrote reports for flood insurance claims after Sandy in an effort to cheat homeowners out of money to fix damage from the storm.
Ask.fm Site Owners Agree To Increased Oversight To Prevent HarassmentThe site has been acquired by the owners of Ask.com, whose chief executive, Doug Leeds, says the focus is ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience for users.
3 Men Arrested For Running Alleged Illegal Prescription Buyback Scheme In BronxInvestigators 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 Schneiderman Warns Against Price GougingSchneiderman 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.
AG Schneiderman Launches Probe After United Healthcare Drops Over 2,000 DoctorsNew 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.
AG: Charities To Release $10 Million In Unspent Donations To Sandy Recovery EffortAttorney 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.
New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations UnspentSpeaking 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.
AG: Bogus L.I.-Based Breast Cancer Charity Ordered To Pay RestitutionA 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.
New York AG Strikes $210 Million Settlement To Help Repay Some Madoff Ponzi Scheme VictimsThe Attorney General's office investigation revealed that Ivy had deep suspicions about Madoff's operation but never informed its clients.
NY Asst. AG Quits After Story Claiming She Was Paid To Be DominatrixAlisha Smith denied that she was ever paid for performing as a dominatrix at S&M parties as a New York Post story suggested.
NY Medicaid Probe Settled For $18 MillionAccording to Attorney General Schneiderman, the Young Adult Institute, the state's largest provider of residential services, for a decade inflated expenses reported for reimbursement.