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Eric Schneiderman

Airbnb Petition Asks Users To Help Block Subpoena

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

Following a subpoena issued by New York state demanding Airbnb fork over confidential user records, the popular tech company used for short-term renta...

Long Arm of the Law Catches Up to High-Speed Trading: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

James Grundvig | Posted 12.09.2013 | Business
James Grundvig

At the Bloomberg Link Markets 50 Summit, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made a point that he has set out to level the playing field...

NY Probing "World Trade Center' Naming Rights Sale

AP | DAVID PORTER and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is expanding its probe nationwide into the 1980s sale of the rights to the name "World Trade Center" to...

New York Goes After Major Bank

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state's attorney general says he's suing Wells Fargo to force compliance with terms of last year's national ...

Zach Carter

Another Whopping JPMorgan Chase Legal Settlement Under Discussion

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.26.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal and state authorities are discussing an $11 billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase that would resolve numerous allegations of mo...

Gerry Smith

Think Writing A Fake Yelp Review Is Easy? Think Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.25.2013 | Technology

It's not easy writing fake reviews. One company that posted bogus praise online for its clients told its writers to make their reviews seem authent...

The Incredible Way One State Busted Fake Yelp Reviewers

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business

(Repeats story to add missing slug) By Chandni Doulatramani Sept 23 (Reuters) - Nineteen companies caught writing fake ...

Chris Kirkham

'The Federal Government Is Being Played For A Chump'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

By every available indication, Corinthian Colleges Inc., one of the country's largest chains of for-profit colleges, stands out as an institution whos...

Bad Banks

Camille Rivera | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

Many of the same workers who are bravely standing up for their rights on the job are being denied bank accounts.

WATCH: NY Attorney General Compares Donald Trump To Bernie Madoff

HuffPost Live | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman blasted Donald Trump on HuffPost Live Tuesday for allegedly making false promises and scamming student ent...

Jason Linkins

People Who Need To Be Rescued From Trump University Are The Luckiest People

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

If you are someone who hates fraud but loves hilarity, then I have good news for you today. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing Donal...

Trump Responds To New York Lawsuit

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Donald Trump on Monday defended his Trump University as a booming success for student entrepreneurs and blasted New York's attorn...

Schneiderman Goes After Sketchy Lender

Reuters | Karen Freifeld | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued an online lender on Monday that he accused of "scamming" consumers with ...

Michael McAuliff

Show Us The Dark Money: Report Says States Can Compel Disclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The gridlocked Congress may be stalled in efforts to stem the flood of dark money into U.S. elections, but a new analysis suggests much ...

Yet Another Moreland Commission Targeting New York Corruption: Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Michael D. Celock | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York
Michael D. Celock

Is the creation of a Moreland Commission the nuclear option Cuomo has claimed it to be, or is the current Commission nothing more than an illusion designed to give the appearance of taking decisive action to attack corruption?

Paul Blumenthal

States Take Lead On Post-Citizens United Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pushback against the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision keeps growing in the states. Over the first six months of this year, even ...

Cuomo Announces Commission To Fight Corruption In NY

Newsday | Yancey Roy | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- Following a spate of corruption scandals, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo launched a special commission Tuesday to investigate potential violations of ...

Paul Blumenthal

Big State Fights Back Against 'Dark Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday imposed new regulations to close major disclosure loopholes for money spent on ...

Schneiderman: More Proof Of Bank Mortgage Abuses

Reuters | Karen Freifeld | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said there is mounting evidence that Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo and Co...

A Pathological Moral Environment

Mike Lux | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

If this deadly dynamic isn't solved -- if the biggest banks aren't broken up, if the Department of Justice doesn't start prosecuting crime in the financial sector -- our country will in the not too distant future see a financial crisis far worse than in 2008.

Eric Schneiderman Takes Big Banks To Task

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Hours after announcing that he's considering a lawsuit against some of America's biggest banks, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman affirmed h...

Shahien Nasiripour

Wells Fargo, Bank Of America Allegedly Violated National Mortgage Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday he may sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America for allegedly violating the terms of last year’s ...

Ryan Grim

Key Democrat Criticizes Obama Administration For Lacking 'Political Will'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has privately criticized the Obama administration and the Department of Justice for not aggr...

Documents Pertaining To Bloody Prison Riot Sought By State Attorney

AP | CHRIS CAROLA | Posted 06.23.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York plans to seek the release of sealed court documents pertaining to the bloody retaking of Attica state prison after inmat...

Brooklyn DA Hynes Must Admit Role in Wrongful Conviction, Submit to Independent Review by State Attorney General

Kenneth_Thompson | Posted 06.01.2013 | Crime
Kenneth_Thompson

A grave miscarriage of justice was only partially corrected recently with the long-overdue release of David Ranta from prison.