Posts Tagged: New York Attorney General

Another Win for NY AG Schneiderman

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is following his big win earlier this month with a $522,000 pay out from a Brooklyn rabbi who collected hundreds of thousands of dollars for fake charities. Rabbi Yaakov Weingarten pled guilty in NY State Supreme Court to felony tax fraud for soliciting donations from thousands of donors …


NY Attorney General Announces $25 Million Settlement

Earlier this month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the $24.6 million settlement his office secured after an investigation into direct mail fundraising abuses at one of the country’s largest veterans’ charities, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF). The AG’s Charities Bureau, which conducted the investigation, determined that the abuses were perpetrated by DVNF’s two …


NY Plans to “Revitalize” the Nonprofit Sector

February 23, 2012 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in Board, News

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently unveiled a plan the AG thinks will reform and revitalize New York’s nonprofit sector. The AG’s main goals are to reduce regulatory burdens on nonprofits, strengthen oversight and accountability, and reduce fraud and abuse. Included are two initiatives intended to strengthen the nonprofit sector called “New York on …