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

last weekNews : NY Daily News

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

Attorney General Loretta Lynch Joins Twitter  

Attorney General Loretta Lynch found time in her busy schedule to join Twitter on Wednesday. In April, after 5 months of having her nomination held up, Lynch was sworn in as U.S. attorney general, replacing Eric Holder. Lynch is the first African-American woman to serve in the role.

Seek Understanding and Stop Infighting on Countering Violent Extremism

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : altmuslim

By Salam Al-Marayati Attorney General Eric Holder announced three pilot cities in September 2014 for a federal countering violent extremism (CVE) program – Boston, Minneapolis and Los Angeles — leading many to believe that funding and implementation were taking place. On the one hand, some thought those cities were chosen because they were positive examples [Read More...]

Holder Rips 'Disconnected' Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. on Thursday night lambasted the U.S. Supreme Court as he called for voting rights protections during his first major speech since leaving the Justice Department in late April.       

To protect customer data, do more than the minimum

Many of the city's businesses outside the financial sector are targets of cybercriminals, and they are ignoring risks that could put them out of business. As New York state Attorney General Eric... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York questions eBay and PayPal about robocalling

New York's attorney general has sent letters to eBay and PayPal telling them to explain provisions in their new agreements for users that authorize receiving robocalls. Attorney General Eric... To view the full story, click the title link.

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

Cuomo’s Team Surveys New York State Agencies for Opinions on Attorney General

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has made no secret of his dislike for Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. Now, Mr. Cuomo’s office has begun to solicit the opinions of others in a five-page survey.

New Bill Says It's Time To Track The Data On Police Shootings

Two Democratic senators introduced a bill this week aimed at changing what former Attorney General Eric Holder once called the "unacceptable" lack of data on the subject of police shootings. Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker...Show More Summary

Taxi interests sue city, predicting collapse of their industry

Four taxi medallion lenders filed a lawsuit against Mayor Bill de Blasio, the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday, alleging they are letting Uber... To view the full story, click the title link.

AG Schneiderman pushes sweeping ethics fix

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday is set to unveil a comprehensive ethics bill.

New York attorney general launches effort to guarantee transgender people access to health care

New York's attorney general has started a program to ensure transgender individuals have equal access to health care. Eric Schneiderman's office announced the initiative Friday. Staffers with the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Schneiderman proposes expanding free birth control to men

Insurers would be required to increase free access to contraceptives in New York under expanded-coverage requirements proposed by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as federal officials seek to... To view the full story, click the title link.

7 Days Before Holder's "90 Day Ultimatum" Expires, DOJ Declines To Prosecute Citigroup

Almost exactly three months ago, with much pomp and circumstance, US attorney general Eric Holder, whose department of "justice" made headlines two years ago for refusing to bring criminal cases against big banks due to fears of systemic...Show More Summary

Bill would require contraception coverage, including for men

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will propose legislation Monday requiring health insurers to provide cost-free birth control.

After Seizing Couple’s Bank Accounts, Prosecutors Abandon Forfeiture Case

Before leaving office, former Attorney General Eric Holder in March imposed new limits on the use of asset forfeiture against people suspected of engaging in illegal banking transactions. Lawyers representing a North Carolina coupleShow More Summary

Justice Department Looking Into Why Baltimore Police Department Is So Fcked Up

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Our new (finally) Attorney General Loretta Lynch has been on the job for all of five seconds, but she’s already making it clear she will carry out Eric Holder’s secret plan to reverse-racism race war America. Lynch announced on Friday...Show More Summary

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