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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Sketchy Wall St. Practice Under Scrutiny

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business

March 18 (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative tradi...

Amanda Terkel

Major League Soccer Steps Up Efforts To Protect Gay Players

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.13.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) announced Wednesday that Major League Soccer was launching an effort to protect current ...

Cuomo, Schneiderman Reach Crucial Agreement

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business

Jan 21 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman, the state's attorney general, have reached an agreement on how to divide a ...

Only Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Yield Convictions, Report Says

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - About half of New York City's police arrests using the controversial stop-and-frisk ...

Attorneys General Fight for Public Access in Nuclear Issues

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Attorneys General of New York and Vermont have joined the fight against California's San Onofre nuclear power plant in an effort to stop federal regulators from erasing all record of a judicial ruling that the public has a right to intervene before major amendments are granted to an operating license.

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...

Bad News For S&P

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has kicked off an investigation into three major credit ratings agencies, according t...

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Groups Face Threat In New State

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In response to the massive increase in undisclosed "dark money" in the nation's elections, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman h...

Wells Fargo In Hot Water Over Sandy Policy

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

* Delays may violate mortgage settlement - attorney general * Bank says actions misinterpreted, it is helping customers ...

Barney Frank: JPMorgan Suit Shows 'No Good Deed Goes Unpunished'

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business

* JPMorgan sued over securities sold by Bear Stearns * Frank was chairman of House Financial Services Committee * Spitze...

Bank Faces Major Investigation Over Risky Mortgages

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

* Bank investigated over risky mortgages it sold to investors * Justice Dept, NY AG probing actions - sources * U.S. au...

The One Big Thing Missing From the JPMorgan Chase Lawsuit

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Eric Schneiderman's lawsuit against Bear Stearns and JPMorgan Chase over mortgage-backed securities is like London at the start of the zombie movie 28 Days Later: devoid of human life.

Columnist: New York AG's Suit Against JPMorgan 'Thoroughly Unimpressive'

Bloomberg | Jonathan Weil | Posted 10.03.2012 | New York

Is this the best that Eric Schneiderman has got? Yesterday, the New York attorney general filed a thoroughly unimpressive lawsuit against JPMorgan ...

Too Little, Too Late?

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.02.2012 | Business

Thing One: A Little Late, A Little Short: I know revenge is a dish best served cold, but this is getting ridiculous. New York Attorney General Eric...

Bear Stearns Executive: Mortgage Bond A 'S**t Breather'

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.02.2012 | Business

"Piece of shit," you've been replaced by "shit breather" in the lexicon of dumb Wall Street emails. Because if there's a Wall Street scandal, you can ...

No Mystery Here: New York Shuts Down Scam Website

Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

New York state has shut down two websites accused of running "mystery shopper" scams that duped victims looking to make easy money by working at home....

Despite Suspicions Years Ago, IRS Took No Action On Private Equity Tax Strategies

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

By Kim Dixon and Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - U.S. tax authorities took no formal action after la...

Obama's Mortgage Task Force: Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Adam Levin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business
Adam Levin

Maybe you're reading about it less and less. It doesn't seem to be the lead story on many national news broadcasts anymore. But it's still there, festering away like an untreated wound.

Loren Berlin

New York AG Takes A Strike At Major U.S. Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 04.04.2012 | Business

Three big banks were hit on Friday with yet another lawsuit related to wrongful foreclosures. Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman f...

Shahien Nasiripour

New York Attorney General Kicked Off Government Group Leading Foreclosure Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday was kicked off the committee leading the 50-state task force charged with probing...