Latest New York Attorney General's Office News

Judge dismisses Trump's lawsuit, allowing NY probe to go on

May. 27, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James, rejecting the former president’s claim that she targeted him out of political animus and allowing her civil investigation into his business practices to continue. ...

Trump loses appeal, must testify in New York civil probe

May. 26, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in the New York attorney general’s civil investigation into his business practices, a state appeals court ruled Thursday, rejecting his argument that he be excused from testifying because his answers could be used in...

Trump's longtime assistant subpoenaed by NY attorney general

May. 23, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s office said Monday it subpoenaed Donald Trump’s longtime executive assistant and plans to question her under oath next week as part of its civil investigation into the former president's business dealings. The subpoena for Rhona...

Trump pays $110K fine, must submit paperwork to end contempt

May. 20, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has paid the $110,000 in fines he racked up after being held in contempt of court for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by New York’s attorney general. Trump paid the fine Thursday but must still submit additional...

No charges for 4 cops who killed teen near Syracuse

May. 13, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Four police officers who shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Syracuse last year will not face criminal charges, New York's attorney general announced Friday. A lengthy investigation into the death of Judson Albahm, of Jamesville, by Letitia James’...

New York AG lawyer: Evidence could support action vs. Trump

May. 13, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a federal judge weighs Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to halt a civil investigation into his business practices, a lawyer for the New York attorney general’s office said Friday that evidence found throughout the three-year probe could support legal action against the former...

Judge: Trump must pay $110K, meet conditions to end contempt

May. 11, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge said Wednesday he will lift Donald Trump’s contempt of court order if the former president meets conditions including paying $110,000 in fines he’s racked up for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by the state’s attorney general. ...

New York appeals court dismisses AG suit against Amazon

May. 10, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court in New York dismissed New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit against Amazon over its coronavirus safety protocols and a former employee who led the successful union organizing effort on Staten Island. Besides potentially exposing...

Intuit to pay $141M settlement over 'free' TurboTax ads

May. 04, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind the TurboTax tax-filing program will pay $141 million to customers across the United States who were deceived by misleading promises of free tax-filing services, New York's attorney general announced Wednesday. Under the terms of a settlement...

NY attorney general: 'I chose to have an abortion' years ago

May. 04, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James, who has long been outspoken about defending abortion rights, publicly disclosed Tuesday that she had an abortion herself almost two decades ago. Pregnant as a newly elected New York City Council member, “I chose to have an...