Tag: Eric Schneiderman

Singas Declines To Prosecute Ex-NY AG Schneiderman

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is declining to prosecutor former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for allegations of domestic abuse that led to his resignation in May, her office announced Thursday.

Long Island DAs Probing Disgraced NY AG

The Nassau County District Attorney was named special prosecutor in the investigation of Eric Schneiderman's alleged domestic abuse and the Suffolk DA's office is probing a related incident in the Hamptons.

2 Long Island Companies Fined for Using Ticket Bots

Two Long Island companies were among six ticket brokers fined $4.1 million combined for illegally purchasing and reselling hundreds of thousands of tickets to concerts and other events since 2011, authorities said.

State Sues Companies for Toxic Dumping Scandal in Brentwood

The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Central Islip and names the since-convicted mastermind of the illegal dumping scandal and nearly three dozen other people and companies allegedly responsible.

Travel Ban 2.0: For Muslims & Immigrants, Outrage Gives Way To...

The various policies being put forth by the administration in the name of national security has put many people on edge. The new travel ban has not eased those tensions.

Court to Hear Arguments Over Trump Travel Ban as Critics Weigh...

The legal brief was signed by some of the leading names in innovation: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google. The list also includes Twitter—ironically, Trump’s preferred mode of communication to the masses—Uber, the ride-sharing company that has faced a wave of criticism amid the travel ban controversy, and Netflix.

New York Joins Other States Challenging Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

Trump’s executive actions have released a torrent of lawsuits. Washington state was the first to bring a suit against the White House, followed by Virgina and Massachusetts.

NY AG to Obama: Dismantle Framework of ‘Discriminatory’ Registration Program

Established by the George W. Bush administration after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) captured the names of non-immigrants entering the US who originated from 24 predominantly Muslim nations as well as North Korea.

Reversing Tactics, Donald Trump Will Settle Trump University Lawsuits For $25M

In a stunning reversal, President-Elect Donald Trump has agreed to pay $25 million to settle longstanding fraud allegations against him and his now-defunct Trump University, according to an announcement from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman late Friday afternoon. Schneiderman’s office sued Trump, Trump University and its former president, Michael Sexton, in 2013, accusing the billionaire of, among other schemes, scamming more than 6,000 victims out of more than $40 million through bogus courses that promised to teach his real estate investing techniques yet never delivered on its stated promises. Two federal class-action lawsuits filed in San Diego made similar claims.

Nassau Jail Medical Provider Fined $350K in AG Suit Settlement

Nassau County jail’s health provider was fined $350,000 and temporarily barred from working in New York State after settling a lawsuit in which the state alleged the company failed to properly treat inmates.