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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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AG suing Indian cigarette dealers

The office of Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Monday filed a lawsuit against two companies for illegally selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes. The lawsuit, which is the result of an ongoing investigation into contraband ...

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Attorney general unveils year-end review

The office of Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued an end-of-the-year review detailing many of its accomplishments in areas including economic justice, public safety, taxpayer protection, public integrity, civil rights, labor enforcement and environmental protection. “Across every bureau, our ...

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AG defends state gun laws

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced that his office has won a major court victory in defense of New York state’s gun safety laws. In a unanimous decision in the case of Kachalsky, et al. v. County of Westchester ...

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New online tool promotes ‘open government’

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is launching “New York Open Government,” an expansion of his office’s Project Sunlight website. The new site (www.nyopengovernment.com) helps voters, the media and government watchdogs hold state government accountable by providing the public with comprehensive, ...

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Cocaine bust nabs 24 Western New Yorkers

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced that 24 people were arrested on narcotics trafficking charges in connection with drug distribution networks in Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus and Genesee counties.   Two indictments are the result of an investigation known ...

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