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Macy's Will Pay $650,000 For Racially Profiling NYC Customers

The retail giant Macy's has agreed to a series of reforms, as well as a $650,000 settlement, to address complaints of racial profiling at its Herald Square location. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office headed the investigation,...Show More Summary

Macy's Agrees to $650,000 Settlement in Racial Profiling Investigation

Macy's has reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to pay $650,000 to settle an investigation into accusations of racial profiling. Schneiderman's investigation was launched last February after several complaints were made by minority customers against the company's flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square. Read more...

Hynes catch-up

Two cheers for state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for empaneling a grand jury to probe former Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes, and for Eastern District U.S.

IAC buys, reaches bullying deal with NY

Internet holding company IAC/InterActiveCorp reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to combat cyberbullying on, a social networking site popular among teens. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Taxi drivers to get $1.3M, NY AG says

The state attorney general says New York City cabbies will receive over $1.3 million in restitution from a taxi company that violated workplace protections. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barneys Will Pay $525,000 For Racially Profiling Customers

Barneys is hoping that $525,000, an "anti-profiling consultant" and some training will help its racial profiling problems go away. NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that the upscale retailer agreed to settle a suit and to undertake a number of measures after his office's nine-month investigation. Show More Summary

Barneys Will Pay $525,000 to Settle Racial Profiling Suit

Barneys New York has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed last year that accused the company of targeting minority customers. The settlement follows a nine-month investigation led by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman,...Show More Summary

Why Is The Attorney General Hiding Airbnb's Anonymous Data?

New Yorkers rented out their rooms for extra cash, shady real estate agencies built illegal hotel empires, neighbors got sick of the noise, Airbnb got rich. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena, and both sides cut a deal [PDF]: Airbnb would give the AG anonymized data on their New York listings for 12 months. Show More Summary

Barneys to pay $525K in shopper-profiling probe

The upscale retailer Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship New York City department store. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barneys agrees to pay $525G to settle racial profiling allegations

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s investigators heard from customers and former employees that a pattern of racial profiling began last year when the high-end store tried to crack down on a dramatic spike in shoplifting and credit card fraud.

Appeals Court: Madoff Settlements Can Sidestep Trustee’s Attempted Roadblock

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has prevailed in a turf battle with Irvin Picard, the court-appointed trustee handling the bankruptcy of Bernard Madoff’s firm, over a $410 million settlement for Mr. Madoff's victims.

Donald Trump Now Offering Legal Advice To Barclays

Back in July, Barclays was hit with a major lawsuit by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who alleged the bank “favored high-frequency traders in its dark pool and then lied to clients about their participation in the trading...Show More Summary

UBS and Deutsche Bank Disclose New Inquiries Over ‘Dark Pools’

The latest regulatory inquires come about a month after New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sued the Barclays over its private stock trading platform, known as a dark pool.

EXCLUSIVE: Multimillionaire Manhattan landlord probed for trying to force tenants out

The multimillionaire Manhattan landlord whose ex-cop employee is accused of terrorizing tenants is now himself the subject of an investigation, the Daily News has learned. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched a probe...Show More Summary

Posh Manhattan Club timeshare is ‘scam’

ALBANY — A Manhattan luxury hotel was really a pricey timeshare from hell, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman charged Friday. Schneiderman’s office obtained a court order halting the sale of timeshares at the Manhattan Club on W. Show More Summary

Lyft gets the green light to operate in New York City

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Nearly two weeks after New York's Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, made a push to bar Lyft from offering its ridesharing service in New York City, both parties have finally come to an agreement. As a result, Lyft is now free to operate in all...

Moreland Commission as deputies could bite back at Cuomo

With U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara looking into Cuomo's handling of the commission, some legal experts say the fact that Cuomo had Attorney General Eric Schneiderman deputize the panel’s members could call into question the governor’s argument that he was free to do with the panel as he saw fit.

Barclays: Attorney General Not Sophisticated Enough To Understand How Our Dark Pools Work

What to Eric Schneiderman’s naked eye appears as fraud, Barclays customers apparently understand is just totally legitimate ways of doing business, according to the bank. Therefore, it wants this dark pools lawsuit dismissed and never mentioned again. Show More Summary

Lawyer in AG's office violated state travel rules

A lawyer in Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office who accepted a free plane ride from business titan Hank Greenberg’s attorney has admitted he violated state travel rules, the Daily News has learned.

Think of the kids, Eric

Cast into defending New York’s education-deadening teacher tenure laws, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman faces the prospect of arguing against the interests of children and for those of teachers unions.

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