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  • FanDuel stops letting New Yorkers play paid games

    November 17, 2015 | 11:45 am

    Daily fantasy sports site FanDuel said on Tuesday it would no longer let people in New York enter its paid contests in response to efforts by the state's attorney general to declare the games illegal gambling.

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed earlier in the day...

  • Met Council’s former insurance brokers sentenced in $9 million scheme

    February 13, 2015 | 10:57 am

    Two former insurance brokers for the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty have been sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay $1.5 million each in restitution.

    Solomon Ross and William Lieber, who together with the nonprofit’s former CEO William Rapfogel stole...

  • Ex-Met Council chief Rapfogel allegedly took insurance kickbacks

    August 13, 2013 | 10:30 am

    William Rapfogel allegedly inflated insurance bills at the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty he once led to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars of overcharges for himself.

    The scheme was revealed Tuesday in the New York Daily News, which based its report on an anonymous...

  • N.Y. attorney general settles with company over Shabbat dispute

    June 8, 2012 | 10:34 am

    State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with a company accused of discriminating against a Shabbat-observant employee.

    According to a press release put out by the attorney general, a new hire at Milrose Consultants, complained that the company rescinded its...