ALBANY — New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood has filed a lawsuit against a national "military-themed" jewelry retailer, alleging it mislead military service members with illegal financing and other illegal acts.
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BUFFALO — New York state has reached a settlement with a Buffalo-area developer who allegedly failed to disclose leaking and corroding water pipes to buyers purchasing condos.
NEW YORK — Marathon Petroleum Corp. has agreed to divest five of its New York state gas stations after an investigation by the state's attorney general raised concerns over the company's acquisition of several retail fuel stations and its impact on fair and competitive fuel prices in upstate New York's local market.
New York sues Exxon over climate change disclosures; Move called 'waste of taxpayer dollars' by legal reform group
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Years in the making, the New York Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday sued ExxonMobil, alleging the company misled investors regarding climate change.
NEW YORK — A New York Attorney General's Office industry-wide investigation into the manufactured home park's rent-to-own practices has led to a settlement and reform including from some of the largest manufactured home park owners in the United States.
NEW YORK — Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2.5 million in penalties to settle charges by the New York State Attorney General's Office of deceptively marketing its co-payment coupon program "Pay No More Than."
ALBANY, N.Y. — Credit Suisse has agreed to pay $10 million to settle charges by the New York State Attorney General's Office of fraudulent electronic trading practices.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Monroe County Supreme Court has ordered a Rochester-based home improvement contracting business to pay $52,501 in restitution and $50,150 in penalties for defrauding customers.
NEW YORK — New York state Attorney General Barbara Underwood has reached an agreement with an online legal directory to reform its attorney rating system and improve its disclosures to consumers.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against a high school and post-graduate basketball recruiting business and its principals, alleging they mislead customers with false claims regarding their program and services.
Coalition opposes U.S. government's efforts to limit state's role in oversight of student loan abuse
NEW YORK — A coalition of 16 attorneys general has filed an amicus brief relating to Student Loan Servicing Alliance v. Stephen C. Taylor, et al., in which the attorneys general oppose the federal government's efforts to govern abuses by student loan servicers and limit states' roles in protecting students who are victims of servicer misconduct.
NEW YORK - New York-based investment manager Harbinger Capital Partners Offshore Manager LCC (Offshore Manager) has reached a $30 million settlement with the state of New York to resolve allegations the corporation avoided state and New York City taxes.
NEW YORK — The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against nine student debt loan relief companies along with their financing company and two of the companies' leaders, alleging they defrauded thousands of consumers nationwide.
CHICAGO — The state of Illinois has reached a settlement with a company providing a network of shared spaces for rent and associated services to clients across the globe to resolve allegations of the company's use of overly broad and unfair non-compete agreements.
NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL: A.G. Underwood Announces $1.65 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement With Centers Plan For Healthy Living Over False Medicaid Billing
Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced today a joint state-federal settlement with Centers Plan for Healthy Living LLC (“Centers Plan”) over allegations that its managed long-term care plan (“Centers Plan MLTCP”) submitted fraudulent requests to New York’s Medicaid program for monthly premiums, violating the state and federal False Claims Acts.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York attorney general has reached a settlement with a Buffalo nonprofit, The Arc of Erie County, to resolve allegations the charity exposed the personal information of clients online for several years.
NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL: A.G. Underwood Announces Arrest Of WWJ Construction, Inc. Owner For Failure To Pay Workers Over $29K In Wages
Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced the arrest and arraignment of Shing Tung Wong, 63, of Queens, owner of WWJ Construction, Inc. for allegedly failing to pay five construction workers for hourly work.
NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL: A.G. Underwood Announces Indictment Of Former CEO Of Global Crowdsourcing Company For $600K Securities Fraud Scheme
Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced a felony indictment charging the former CEO of Springleap, Inc., Eran Eyal, 43, of Brooklyn, with allegedly stealing $600,000 from investors by fraudulently soliciting investors to purchase convertible notes through false representations of his company.
NEW YORK — New York's attorney general and governor have filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma LP Purdue), alleging the company deceptively marketed opioid products including OxyContin for decades.
New York City's bar association has decided that it is unethical for lawyers to enter into agreements with companies that finance lawsuits in exchange for a percentage of the recovery.