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Using consumer protection law to protect consumers

New York State General Business Law Article 22-A was written to protect consumers from deceptive acts and practices in the conduct of any business,...

AG Letitia James gives $150K Microsoft settlement to homeless students in...

New York Attorney General Letitia James delivered a $150,000 check to the Yonkers City School District, the result of a settlement with Microsoft for...

Westchester enters settlement with Starbucks over failure to post drink prices

"Knowing what an item costs before paying for it is a basic consumer right," said County Executive George Latimer.

Astorino names three men to county administrative posts

Two of the appointees will take on additional or changed roles within the county administration.

Column: Protecting credit and debit card information

Using a credit or debit card involves an Internet transaction. And the Internet is a dangerous place.

Attorney General releases list of top fraud complaints for 2012

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office has compiled a list of the top 10 consumer fraud complaints it received last year.

Dodd-Frank regs swamp financial professionals

A number of bankers, consultants and other financial services representatives working in Westchester County said the flood of new rules has been overwhelming.