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May 17, 2011

Probe seeks mortgage records, official says

ALBANY — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking records from three major Wall Street banks as part of a broad investigation into the mortgage crisis that fueled the recession, an official familiar with the issue said Tuesday.

May 12, 2011

SEC using new investigation technique

Rewarding targets of an investigation for their cooperation may be standard procedure for prosecutors but it’s relatively new for the Securities and Exchange Commission. Speaking at the Rocky Mountain Securities Conference in Denver in early May ...

Mar 9, 2011

Debt-relief co. to pay $1M

ALBANY — A national debt-relief company has agreed to pay more than $1 million to end a New York state investigation into its practices and to refund more than 5,000 New Yorkers who enrolled in its program since 2003, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

Feb 8, 2011

More charges announced in insider trading probe

NEW YORK CITY — Federal authorities revealed charges Tuesday against three hedge fund portfolio managers and a hedge fund analyst, describing a paper-shredding, flash drive-destroying panic that ensued when they thought they faced the scrutiny of investigators.

Dec 14, 2010

AG reaches agreement in state pension fund probe

NEW YORK CITY — Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo announced an agreement with Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm Paladin Homeland Security Holdings, LLC as part of his state pension fund investigation.

Nov 29, 2010

Holder confirms criminal probe on Wall Street

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that the U.S. attorney's office in the southern district of New York is conducting a criminal investigation of Wall Street.

Nov 25, 2010

Administration faults firms in foreclosures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Obama administration official says a preliminary investigation into the foreclosure process found inexcusable breakdowns in the basic controls mortgage lenders should have been using.

Oct 21, 2010

DiNapoli rejects $7.5B tech contract as ‘waste’

ALBANY — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Thursday rejected a $7.5 billion state contract and is launching an investigation into the agency that agreed to it.

Oct 20, 2010

Rapist’s admissions allowed

Statements a Rochester man gave police in a rape investigation were used against him legally, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled this week. In a unanimous decision handed down Tuesday ...

Sep 16, 2010

County Dems call for investigation of M3S

Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature on Thursday called on the state Authorities Budget Office to investigate the county’s latest local development corporation known as M3S, or Monroe Safety and Security Systems.

Aug 31, 2010

Probe: Prison official steered food contracts

ALBANY— The former director of food services for New York’s prisons, once lauded for cost-cutting innovation, took favors including three-day picnics, years of free dinners and other parties in exchange for steering $2.5 million worth of contracts to vendors, state investigators said Tuesday.

Aug 3, 2010

Inspector General: Ex-state fair chief diverted funds

ALBANY — The former director of the state fair diverted thousands of dollars for personal use and the fair misspent nearly $1 million during his tenure, which included rampant nepotism and thousands of free concert tickets being handed out to employees and state troopers ...

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