Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take urgent action to address the potential dangers of the asthma and allergy drug montekulast, known by the brand name Singulair. Singulair has been linked to harmful behavioral and mental health issues among children who use the drug […]

Attorney General James Sues Citibank for Failing to Protect and Reimburse Victims of Electronic Fraud

Attorney General James Sues Citibank for Failing to Protect and Reimburse Victims of Electronic Fraud

Editorial credit: DW labs Incorporated / Shutterstock.com NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today sued Citibank, N.A. (Citi) for failing to protect and refusing to reimburse victims of fraud. The lawsuit alleges that Citi does not implement strong online protections to stop unauthorized account takeovers, misleads account holders about their rights after their […]

Attorney General James Sues Fraudulent Lawyers in the Bronx for Scamming Immigrants

Attorney General James Sues Fraudulent Lawyers in the Bronx for Scamming Immigrants

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Kofi Amankwaa and His Colleagues Tricked Vulnerable Immigrants Into Paying Thousands For Fraudulent Services That Caused Them to be Deported NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit today against Kofi Amankwaa, a Bronx immigration lawyer, and others in his office, Sylvester Boateng, Nana Adoma Kontoh, […]

Attorney General James Leads Coalition to Support Fast-Food Restaurant Workers

AG James Leads Coalition Pushing to Protect NYC Law Requiring Just Cause to Fire Workers at Fast-Food Restaurants

Attorney General James Leads Coalition to Support Fast-Food Restaurant Workers

New York, NY – July 27, 2022: Attorney General Letitia James speaks during rally at 1199 SEIU Headquarters. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James continued her efforts to stand up for workers’ rights, leading a coalition of 15 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to defend a New York City […]

A Q & A With the Unstoppable Letitia “Tish” James, New York’s Attorney General

A Q & A With the Unstoppable Letitia “Tish” James, New York’s Attorney General

New York, NY – May 26, 2022: Attorney General Letitia James speaks during joint announcement with Mayor Eric Adams at AG New York office. (Shutterstock) By Janet Howard Letitia “Tish” James is an American lawyer, activist, politician, and currently New York’s Attorney General, the first African-American and first woman to be elected to the position. […]

Combating Crime: Mayor Adams and Attorney General James Announce Take Down of Massive Retail Theft and Crime Operation

Joint NYPD and OAG Investigation Charges 41 People for Stealing Millions of Dollars in Luxury and Drug Store Goods and Reselling them on eBay

Combating Crime: Mayor Adams and Attorney General James Announce Take Down of Massive Retail Theft and Crime Operation

New York, NY – May 26, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams speaks during joint announcement with Attorney General Letitia James at AG New York office. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the takedown of a massive retail theft operation in New York City that […]

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

Lintech Electric Failed to Pay Employees the Prevailing Wage Rate on NYCHA Projects

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

A candlelight vigil in Times Square was held for Michelle Alyssa Go, who was killed in a Times Square subway station last Saturday on January 18, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Jocelyn E. Strauber today announced their […]

Attorney General James Warns Debt Collectors of New State Regulations Banning Lawsuits on Old Debts

Attorney General James Warns Debt Collectors of New State Regulations Banning Lawsuits on Old Debts

New York, NY – March 21, 2022: AG Letitia James attends press conference with union 1199SEIU leaders at union headquarters. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James sent letters to the largest credit card companies and major debt collectors operating in New York, warning them of new state regulations that prevent them from […]

Attorney General James and Mayor Adams Take Down Eco-Yogi Slumlords Who Ran Unlawful Short-Term Rental Operation, Illegally Evicted Tenants

Landlords to Surrender $2 Million Property That Will Turn Into Affordable Housing. $2.25 Million Settlement Results From First Enforcement of Unlawful Eviction Law in New York City, Represents Largest Settlement Against Illegal Short-Term Rental Operator.

Attorney General James and Mayor Adams Take Down Eco-Yogi Slumlords Who Ran Unlawful Short-Term Rental Operation, Illegally Evicted Tenants

State General Attorney Letitia James speaks during Lunar New Year parade in Flushing Chinatown. – New York, NY – February 5, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Attorney General Letitia James today shut down a Brooklyn-based slumlord and scored a victory for tenants’ rights after a group of […]

Attorney General James Fights to Protect Dreamers, Pushes Back on Texas Lawsuit Attacking DACA

Attorney General James Fights to Protect Dreamers, Pushes Back on Texas Lawsuit Attacking DACA

New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks at Wegmans opening day celebration at Brooklyn Navy Yard. – New York, NY – October 27, 2019 (Shutterstock( NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her fight to protect hundreds of thousands of Dreamers across New York and the rest of the nation. Co-leading […]