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Westchester County bought $207K in counterfeit face masks from criminal

If county officials had checked, they would have discovered that the vendor had been implicated in a massive insurance fraud.

N.Y. strengthens laws used to prosecute certain corporate misconduct

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed into law legislation that restores the statute of limitations for bringing prosecutions which rely on those aspects of the law to six years.

Judge orders Victory Mitsubishi of Larchmont to reimburse jammed customers

Victory Mitsubishi and its affiliated dealership, Victory Suzuki of the Bronx, “repeatedly and persistently engaged in fraud,” Judge Charles D. Wood ruled.

Court decrees last act for Raymond Fodera and Abbingdon pet cemetery

An Orange County Supreme Court justice ordered the cemetery and Fodera to stop engaging in “fraudulent, deceptive and illegal practices” and to repay pet owners who were bilked. But Fodera, according to a news report, had died on March 31.

Schneiderman tries bankruptcy route in DeSilva fraud case

In 2013, nearly 100 customers claimed losses of more than $100,000 for undelivered oil and other services never received.

Long arm of the law shuts down New Rochelle “family” business

That’s “family,” as in the Lucchese organized crime family.

Internet complaints lead state’s top 10 consumer frauds

Internet complaints range from the annoying, like slow service, to the alarming, like distribution of child pornography.

New York Obamacare exchange touts record 4.3 million people enrolled

New York State of Health boosted sign ups for the state's Medicaid and Essential Plan offerings, as well as in the commercial plans sold on the exchange.

Champion Fuel ordered to pay restitution to heating oil customers

The court’s decision is the second time that David DeSilva Sr. of Hopewell Junction has been reined in for cheating customers.

Larchmont Mitsubishi accused of fraud; dealer says it has cleaned...

“Managers were overcharging for the product,” the general manager said. “As soon as we were made aware of it, we worked hand-in-hand with the attorney general.”

Fake attorney sentenced to prison for bilking inmates

Antonia Barrone handled parole appeals and other legal matters from 2012 to April 2017, filing forged legal documents, using fake notary stamps and writing letters on a letterhead bearing the name of an imaginary law firm.

Trump’s health care executive order draws rebuke from NY officials

President Trump announced plans to cut off federal subsidy payments to health insurance companies. On Wednesday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a motion to compel the federal government to pay the subsidies.

Equifax data breach lawsuits consolidated in White Plains federal court

As of this morning, 349 federal lawsuits had been filed nationally.

CT and NY AGs sue Trump over rescinding DACA

Connecticut and New York are part of a coalition of 15 states and the District of Columbia that are suing to stop the Trump Administration from dismantling the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Jepsen and Schneiderman oppose Trump on undoing Clean Power Plan

AGs promise they "won’t hesitate to protect those we serve."