Latest New York Attorney General's Office News

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Dec. 06, 2022 21:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud Tuesday for helping executives dodge taxes on extravagant perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars, a repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business as he mounts another run for the White House....

NY attorney general, a thorn in Trump’s side, wins 2nd term

Nov. 09, 2022 02:25 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Letitia James has been elected to a second term as New York’s attorney general, an office she has used to pursue former President Donald Trump and a list of other powerful targets. James on Tuesday defeated Republican Michael Henry, a Queens lawyer who...

Trump’s company appeals judge's decision to appoint monitor

Nov. 07, 2022 17:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's company is appealing a judge's decision to appoint an independent monitor to oversee its business dealings while it is being sued for fraud by New York's attorney general. Lawyers for the Trump Organization filed paperwork Monday...

DA to review cases involving LA cop accused of CBS tip off

Nov. 04, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors will look into past cases involving a former police captain who allegedly tipped off CBS executive Les Moonves that a woman had filed a confidential police report accusing him of sexual assault, the district attorney’s office said Friday. ...

LAPD captain's allegiances probed in tipoff to CBS exec

Nov. 03, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the former captain in charge of the Hollywood Division of the Los Angeles Police Department, Cory Palka was a star himself. The towering cop with a telegenic smile hobnobbed with celebrities getting stars on the Walk of Fame, ran security for the Oscars...

Judge says he'll appoint monitor for Donald Trump's company

Nov. 03, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan judge said Thursday he will appoint an independent monitor “to ensure there is no further fraud” at former President Donald Trump’s company, restricting its ability to freely make deals, sell assets and change its corporate structure. Judge Arthur...

New York could get $524M under opioid settlements with Teva

Nov. 03, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York will receive up to $524 million from drugmaker Teva to settle claims that the company contributed to the U.S. opioid epidemic, the largest amount secured from an opioid manufacturer or distributor sued by the state, Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday. ...

Trump settles lawsuit filed by protesters over 2015 scuffle

Nov. 03, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has settled a lawsuit filed by a group of protesters who say they were roughed up by the Republican's private security guards during his 2015 presidential campaign. The two sides settled as a jury was being selected in a New York...