Eric Schneiderman http://wshu.org en NY gets $182M in Citigroup fine http://wshu.org/post/ny-gets-182m-citigroup-fine <p></p><p>New York State is getting $182 million as part of a $7 billion settlement against Citigroup.</p><p>The long awaited deal between federal prosecutors and Citigroup settles allegations that Citi knew it was selling mortgage-backed securities that were about to go bad, but said nothing about it to investors.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:29:05 +0000 Charles Lane 20623 at http://wshu.org NY gets $182M in Citigroup fine NY offers free loans to halt foreclosures http://wshu.org/post/ny-offers-free-loans-halt-foreclosures <p></p><p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is launching a free loan program to help homeowners struggling to avoid foreclosure. Homeowners can borrow up to $40,000 interest free.</p><p></p><p>The loans are aimed at homeowners trying to secure mortgage modifications which may be stalled because of small outstanding debts like back taxes or delinquent second mortgages.</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:55:17 +0000 Charles Lane 19742 at http://wshu.org NY offers free loans to halt foreclosures NYAG: Barclays lied to investors http://wshu.org/post/nyag-barclays-lied-investors <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Large institutional investors have long been at the mercy of flash traders who use computers to make thousands of trades a second, skimming off tiny bits of profit from pension and retirement accounts.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:12:32 +0000 Charles Lane 19691 at http://wshu.org NYAG: Barclays lied to investors NYAG: online lender will refund $20M to New Yorkers http://wshu.org/post/nyag-online-lender-will-refund-20m-new-yorkers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An online payday lender will begin refunding borrowers in New York up to $20 million in what regulators call "illegally high interest" rates.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 04:44:24 +0000 Charles Lane 17739 at http://wshu.org NYAG: online lender will refund $20M to New Yorkers Schneiderman: halt flash trading before the bell http://wshu.org/post/schneiderman-halt-flash-trading-bell <p></p><p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday that he’s reached a deal with a newswire to prevent high frequency stock traders from having early access to financial news. &nbsp;The&nbsp;agreement with PR Newswire is the third such deal Schneiderman has reached with a news service. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:08:35 +0000 Charles Lane 16669 at http://wshu.org Schneiderman: halt flash trading before the bell