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AG argues Arizona law is unconstitutional

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has submitted a friend-of-the-court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court which is hearing oral arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of a controversial Arizona measure targeting undocumented immigrants. Schneiderman argues the Arizona ...

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Attorney general warns about mortgage scams

ALBANY — New York’s attorney general is warning homeowners to be alert for phone calls from people posing as bank or government officials to get personal information through bogus offers of help with their mortgages. Eric Schneiderman says the calls ...

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AG lists top 10 frauds of 2011

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Monday released the list of the top 10 consumer fraud complaints received by his office in 2011. Marking the start of National Consumer Protection Week, he highlighted the scams most reported by New Yorkers ...

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AG launches prescription abuse website

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is launching a new website, “Share Your I-STOP Story,” that showcases personal stories from New Yorkers who have been impacted by the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. As momentum builds for legislative action to address ...

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AG issues tax warning

With the 2012 tax filing season in full swing, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued tips to protect New Yorkers from tax preparation scams. He is also asking taxpayers to notify his office of any suspected fraudulent schemes designed to ...

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