New York Attorney General News

Judge: New York AG Must Decide on Revealing Spitzer’s Emails on AIG

New York’s Attorney General must review his predecessor’s private emails relating to a probe of American International Group Inc. and decide whether to release them to the public, a state judge has ruled. The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman …

New York AG’s Securities Fraud Lawsuit Against Charles Schwab Tossed

A lawsuit against Charles Schwab Corp. over auction-rate securities that was filed by former New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was thrown out by a state court judge. The 2009 lawsuit accused the San Francisco-based discount brokerage of fraud in …

N.Y. Official Says Alleged Insurance Scam Artist Caught

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the arrest of an alleged scam artist, Arthur Bogoraz, who officials contend devised a massive scheme to defraud insurance companies out of millions of dollars. Bogoraz has allegedly defrauded no-fault insurance providers by …

New York Suit Against Accountant Over Lehman Takes Detour

New York state regulators face their first test soon in their accounting fraud lawsuit against Ernst & Young LLP over its role as auditor for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. The first major government legal action stemming from Lehman’s 2008 bankruptcy …