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NY AG Sues Treasury Dept For Ignoring Docs Request

The Hill reports: New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Treasury Department and IRS, arguing that the agencies have failed to respond to information requests about its guidance reducing donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt groups. “My office depends on these critical donor disclosure forms to be able to adequately oversee non-proofit organizations in …

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NY AG Opens Probe Into NRA’s Tax-Exempt Status

The New York Times reports: Oliver L. North announced on Saturday that he would not serve a second term as the National Rifle Association’s president, deciding to step down as the organization grappled with a bitter dispute over its future and its worst leadership crisis in decades. He made the announcement as the N.R.A. faced a challenge from the New …

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New York Hits Opioid Maker Family With Massive Suit

CBS News reports: New York state prosecutors on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and the family that owns the OxyContin-maker, alleging they fraudulently transferred funds out of the company. The complaint also adds charges previously filed against other companies that made and distributed opioids. “We found that pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors engaged in years of deceptive marketing about …

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NEW YORK: Prosecutors Say Evidence Proves Trump Used Charity Money During 2016 Presidential Run

Courthouse News reports: Ramping up their criminal case against the Trump Foundation, New York prosecutors said new evidence shows President Donald Trump used foundation money during his 2016 presidential run — a violation of the bar against charities getting involved in political campaigns. New York Attorney General Letitia James disclosed the evidence in a filing late Thursday in Manhattan Supreme …

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New York Attorney General Subpoenas Deutsche Bank Over Financing For Four Trump Organization Projects

The New York Times reports: The New York attorney general’s office late on Monday issued subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank for records relating to the financing of four major Trump Organization projects and a failed effort to buy the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League in 2014, according to a person briefed on the subpoenas. The inquiry …

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NEW YORK: Incoming Attorney General Letitia James Promises Sweeping Investigations Into Trump’s Circle

NBC News reports: New York Attorney Gen.-elect Letitia James says she plans to launch sweeping investigations into President Donald Trump, his family and “anyone” in his circle who may have violated the law once she settles into her new job next month. “We will use every area of the law to investigate President Trump and his business transactions and that …

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Letitia James Elected NYC Public Advocate

Brooklyn City Councilwoman Letitia James won yesterday’s runoff to succeed Bill De Blasio as New York City Public Advocate. She is the first black woman to win citywide office. Ms. James, 54, defeated Daniel L. Squadron, 33, a state senator from Brooklyn and Manhattan, by nearly 60 percent of the vote to about 40 percent. Because there is no Republican …

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