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Citizens United loses New York ruling over donors

20 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A federal judge on Monday rejected Citizens United’s effort to block New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from demanding that the conservative group disclose more information about its major donors. U.S. District Judge Sidney Stein in Manhattan refused to impose a preliminary...

“Occupy Albany: New York’s far-left attorney general

Just out: the New York Post excerpts my upcoming cover story in City Journal on business-bashing New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The full piece is much longer and gets into a host of individual controversies omitted for space from this one. Show More Summary

Apple Music Investigated By NY’s AG

It looks like Apple Music is not quite out of the woods just yet, as they have already been scrutinized by a consumer watchdog group, and now, a formal investigation has been opened by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The...Show More Summary

$20,000 for woman axed over jury duty

last weekNews : NY Daily News

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman secured a $20,000 payout for the Bronx woman from Wyndham Midtown 45, the hotel where she had worked for four months.

New York Attorney General Accuses Brooklyn Children’s Charity of Fraud

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, is seeking to close the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation and recover some of the millions of dollars the group has raised.

Lovett: Eric Schneiderman rips loophole, but cashes in

last weekNews : NY Daily News

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman collected donations through a loophole he has said should be closed.

Papa John’s Franchisee Faces Jail Time Over Stealing Workers’ Wages

On Wednesday, the owner of nine Papa John’s franchises in New York City pled guilty to the first criminal case brought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman against a fast food franchisee over wage theft. According to court documents, including company records obtained by the attorney general’s office, Abdul Jamil Khokhar, the franchisee, and […]

Prison for Wage Theft

A great start in New York fighting wage theft: On Wednesday, the owner of nine Papa John’s franchises in New York City pled guilty to the first criminal case brought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman against a fast food franchisee over wage theft. According to court documents, including company records obtained by the […]

AG says gov's order can help restore trust in cops

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman supports the executive order that gives him the power to prosecute police officers involved in shooting unarmed civilians.

Schneiderman announces team probing cop-involved deaths

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A veteran prosecutor will head the state unit investigating cop-involved killings, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.

Cuomo Appoints Attorney General As Special Prosecutor On Police Killings

Gov. Cuomo has conceded to the demands of families of people killed by the police and issued an executive order appointing Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to serve as a special prosecutor on police-killing cases. [ more › ]

New York governor to name special prosecutor for killings by police

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Cuomo told reporters he would issue an executive order valid for one year that would place Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in charge of investigating and prosecuting police-involved killings, taking those cases out of the hands of district attorneys. Show More Summary

Cuomo to Appoint Special Prosecutor for Killings by Police

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

With pressure mounting, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he was preparing an executive order naming Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman as a special prosecutor for police-related civilian deaths.

Fancy Restaurant Kept $500K in Servers' Tips

One of America's ritziest restaurants has been ordered to give around 70 servers a total $500,000 for engaging in what New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman calls some pretty lowly behavior: cheating servers out of their tips. The AG's office says Manhattan restaurant Per Se, which charges $310 for...

Protests slam Eric Schneiderman over affordable housing

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Anti-gentrification protesters tried to drown out state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday in Brooklyn.

Lyft hit with $300K fine for upstate car-sharing service

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office touted the fine as 'one of the largest penalties enacted against a 'sharing economy' company.'

EBay, Paypal Face Criticism for Robocall Policies

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is raising concerns over new policies from eBay and its payments subsidiary PayPal that may give the firms leeway to blast users with so-called robocalls.

NYC May Dramatically Increase Fines For Those Who Abuse Airbnb

Ever since Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released his damning report on Airbnb last fall, which found that 72% of all Airbnb transactions between 2010 and June 2014 violated state law, City Council members have been intensifying their efforts to discourage landlords from using the website to run lucrative pseudo-hotels. [ more › ]

Beware of bank tellers. Customers' personal information is not safe

Beware of hackers. And tellers. That’s the message to banks from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who on Friday warned that tellers and other branch workers have a wealth of client... To view the full story, click the title link.

5 people have been arrested for identity theft and now the Attorney General is calling Wall Street out

New York State law enforcement officials are urging major banks to start checking their teller's access to customers' personal data. In a letter to several New York banks Friday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged bank management...Show More Summary

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