Eric Schneiderman

JPMorgan Hit With Fraud Lawsuit Over Bear Stearns Securities

The New York attorney general's office has hit JPMorgan Chase & Co. with a civil lawsuit, alleging that investment bank Bear Stearns -- prior to its collapse and subsequent sale to JPMorgan in 2008 -- perpetrated massive fraud in deals involving billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.

Energy Drink Makers Face NY State Probe

The New York State Attorney General issued subpoenas in July to three firms that make energy drinks, including PepsiCo, seeking information on the companies' marketing and advertising practices.

Hedge Fund Manager to Pay $405 Million to Madoff Victims

A settlement announced Sunday will bring $405 million to the clients of hedge fund manager J. Ezra Merkin who were victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. They include a host of charitable organizations; most will receive more than 40% of of their losses back.