Eric Schneiderman

AG: Development Corporations lobbied illegally for projects
News Melissa Chan 7/11/2012 at 1:18PM

Three city development corporations have admitted to illegally lobbying the City Council to win approval of their favored projects, including a much-contested plan to revamp Willets Point, the state attorney general said. The city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation (FWCLDC) — headed by former borough president Claire Shulman [...]

Police Bust 14 In Queens, Brooklyn Auto Theft Ring
News Jay Lane 5/16/2012 at 2:13PM

Law enforcement officials bust an international auto theft ring based in Queens. Officials say 14 people were arrested after a year-long investigation led by the NYPD and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office. They’re accused of stealing Toyotas and high-end Lexus models off Brooklyn and Queens streets by using portable computers to access vehicle information numbers. [...]

AG announces foreclosure prevention grants
News Alexa Altman 5/01/2012 at 5:05PM

Statistics show that Queens is the borough with the highest share of first-time foreclosures in 2012, and now Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced that his office plans to award $3 million in foreclosure prevention services to assist New Yorkers struggling with possible foreclosure. The grant includes $1.5 million for organizations serving New York City. [...]