NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces a lawsuit in White Plains against the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, regarding the storage of nuclear waste at nuclear power plants, once those plants close. (February 15th, 2011)
New York's attorney general says he has secured a civil settlement in which hedge fund manager J. Ezra Merkin will reimburse clients with $405 million lost in Bernard Madoff's historic investment scam. WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Sunday that the clients will be paid over three years and New York state will get $5 million to cover the cost of the settlement.
Merkin had managed four funds with hundreds of investors. Schneiderman says many are New Yorkers and charitable organizations. None have been identified.