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Cahill GOP nominee for attorney general

RYE HOOK (AP) — John Cahill has won the New York Republican Party’s nomination for attorney general. Cahill was a top adviser to former Republican Gov. George Pataki, serving stints as chief of staff, general counsel and commissioner of the ...

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AG has new conviction chief

Gail Heatherly is the new chief of the Conviction Review Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General. Created in 2012, the bureau is responsible for partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state to help prevent innocent people from ...

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AG reaches title loans agreement

Agreements have been reached with 10 businesses that will greatly limit the marketing of a type of payday loan, called title loans, to unsuspecting New Yorkers. “I applaud these companies for agreeing to stop obeying orders from predatory title-loan companies ...

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AG sues FedEx over cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state attorney general said FedEx Corp. has cost the state more than $10 million by unlawfully shipping contraband cigarettes to consumers. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman made the allegation Monday. He announced the ...

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NY settles probe of generic drug makers

ALBANY — New York’s attorney general announced a settlement with generic drug manufacturers Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA intended to ensure they don’t collude to restrict competition. According to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the settlement ends their 2010 agreement ...

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Attorney general cracks down on fake online reviews

“Caveat emptor,” or “let the buyer beware” goes the old adage. But what does that mean in the online world? That question goes to the heart of a recently concluded investigation by the office of the New York State Attorney ...

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State sues Wells Fargo in mortgage crisis settlement

ALBANY — The state attorney general said he’s suing Wells Fargo to force compliance with terms of last year’s national mortgage case settlement. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman also said Tuesday that he’s dropping a similar action against Bank of America, ...

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Case against ex-AIG execs can continue

ALBANY — New York’s attorney general can continue his effort to bar two former American International Group Inc. executives from participating in the securities industry or leading a public company, the state’s top court said Tuesday. The Court of Appeals ...

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