Eric Schneiderman announced today that his office has shut down two companies that are charged with defrauding Haitians affected by the 2010 earthquake.
The companies allegedly targeted Haitian nationals who had been affected by the earthquake, illegally providing them with fake immigration services and falsely promising them legal immigrant status. By misrepresenting a new law Read More
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $18 million settlement case against Medicaid Insurance Fraud, his first major settlement since taking office.
The case was against the state’s largest residential service provider, Young Adult Institute, and focused on the company’s financial filings over the past decade.
“Today’s announcement should send a clear message that we will Read More
“Who the hell’s idea was it for me to follow Schumer and Cuomo?” grumbled Alec Baldwin last night at the swearing-in ceremony for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. “I told them I only agreed to come here if I went first.”
The 30 Rock star was standing at the podium inside the cavernous Great Hall at Shepard Read More
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Congressmen Jerrold Nadler and Anthony Weiner released statements this morning that praised the government for securing a conviction in the first civilian trial of a former Guantanamo detainee.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was convicted on only one count–out of more than 280 brought against him–but Nadler and Weiner each hailed the process as a victory for Read More
Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.
“If we don’t have Eric Schneiderman, you’re basically going Read More
Part of attorney general candidate Eric Schneiderman’s campaign strategy has been to release one policy statement every day.
After a few weeks of e-mail blasts, The Observer has noticed a small trend: Almost all of Schneiderman’s policy plans have the same refrain–praise for the work of departing AG and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo, and a Read More
Eric Schneiderman is adding the endorsement of two firefighter unions today as the attorney general campaign reaches its final days
The Uniformed Firefighters Association and the Uniformed Fire Officers Association- who represent over 22,000 individuals involved in fire rescues- both announced their support for the Democrat’s bid.
“Eric understands the difficult and dangerous job performed Read More
The campaigns for both Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan jumped out of the gate early this morning, blasting each other’s record in their current office.
The Donovan campaign accused Schneiderman of being in the pocket of the teacher’s union. Schneiderman shot back that Donovan had looked the other way on public corruption.
Donovan’s press secretary Read More
In the face of accusations that he is soft on crime, Attorney General candidate Eric Schneiderman met with Long Island lawmakers to discuss his agenda, promising to be “smart-on-crime”.
The Democratic candidate is touting his endorsements from a number of criminal justice groups as well as gun-safety lobbying groups like New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Read More
Attorney General candidates Democrat State Senator Eric Schneiderman and Republican Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan face off in their first debate at 2 p.m. today, streaming live on WABC (7online.com). Click through to get yourself up to speed on this week’s endorsements, campaign finance reports, and attack ads.
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