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NY AG: veterans charity that exploited veterans will close

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says a charity for Vietnam War veterans will cease operations after investigators found it mismanaged funds and used donations to support its founder’s lavish lifestyle. Schneiderman, a Democrat, said Thursday that former National Vietnam Veterans Foundation ...

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Voters can call Attorney General’s hotline for help

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has established a hotline to help troubleshoot and resolve of issues and barriers encountered by voters at the polls. Voters experiencing problems can call the toll-free hotline at (800) 771-7755 or email on Tuesday today ...

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LA Fitness agrees to waive fees for aides helping customers with disabilities

New York State Attorney General Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has reached agreement with Fitness International LLC, the owner and operator of LA Fitness gyms, that requires the company to to expand access for customers with disabilities. The Attorney General’s ...

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NY Attorney General reaches $12 million settlement with fantasy sports companies

In this Oct. 25, 2015, photo, workers set up a DraftKings promotions tent in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass., before an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

The office of New York state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has reached separate $6 million settlements – for a total of $12 million in penalties and costs – with DraftKings and FanDuel, resolving lawsuits alleging false and deceptive advertising ...

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Prosecutor: Trump Foundation says NY fundraising has stopped

New York’s attorney general says Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has said it has stopped fundraising in the state as it prepares financial reports. Democrat Eric Schneiderman told the Donald J. Trump Foundation last month it wasn’t properly ...

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Omnicare settles with feds and several states

The federal government, along with New York and other states have reached a settlement agreement with institutional pharmacy Omnicare Inc. to settle civil allegations that Omnicare conspired with Illinois-based pharmaceutical drug manufacturer Abbott Laboratories to increase use of the drug ...

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Companies pay $825,000 for misconduct in school construction project

Five companies will pay a total of $825,000 to settle accusations that they falsely claimed to meet state diversity requirements to win contracts on the $1.2 billion Rochester Schools Modernization Program (RSMP) — the largest public project in the city’s history. ...

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Shearman & Sterling partner named antitrust chief for AG’s office

Beau W. Buffier has been appointed chief of the New York State Attorney General’s Antitrust Bureau. Buffier is currently a partner in the New York office and co-head of Shearman & Sterling’s Global Antitrust Group. He has expertise in antitrust matters including ...

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