Tagged as: New York

New York Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Credit Card Transaction Processor

On April 13, 2016, the New York Attorney General announced the filing of a lawsuit against several affiliated companies and individuals who lease credit card transaction processing equipment to small business owners. The Attorney General alleges that the companies engaged in fraudulent and deceptive practices by inducing individuals into signing lease…

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New York Attorney General Sues and Settles With Auto Dealerships Over Credit Repair Products

​On January 20, the New York Attorney General’s Office (Attorney General) announced that it had filed a complaint against several New York auto dealerships over allegations that the dealerships sold deceptive “after-sale” products to consumers.  The lawsuit alleges that the dealerships partnered with an independent credit repair company to charge 1,426 consumers…

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New York AG Secures $417,500 Settlement from Mortgage Rescue Service Providers

​On September 18, the New York Attorney General announced that it had reached a settlement with a title company, mortgage broker, disbarred attorney and others, stemming from allegations that they had operated a mortgage foreclosure rescue scam.  The announcement alleged that the foreclosure relief providers told homeowners that they could refinance…

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