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As Wedding Season Approaches, A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert On Wedding Planning Services

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A.G. Issues Tips To Help Consumers Avoid Deceptive And Fraudulent Practices This Wedding Season Schneiderman: Couples Planning A Wedding Should Be Armed With Information That Will Help Them Avoid Potential Consumer Scams NEW YORK – With wedding season rapidly approaching, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued tips to protect New Yorkers from dishonest wedding vendors looking to take advantage of couples planning their weddings. “Planning a wedding should be an enjoyable and exciting experience,” Attorney General Schneidermansaid. “Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous vendors out there eager to prey upon couples who may already be under a great deal of emotional and financial…

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A.G. Schneiderman Joins Congressman Maffei To Announce Co-Sponsorship Of Smartphone Theft Prevention Act

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Legislation Would Require Smartphone Makers To Install Kill Switches That Let Consumers Remotely Delete Data From Stolen Phones And Render Devices Useless To Thieves  SYRACUSE — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today was joined by Syracuse Congressman Dan Maffei, Mayor Stephanie Miner, Senator David Valesky and Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler at Syracuse City Hall to announce Congressman Maffei’s co-sponsorship of a bill – recently proposed in the United States House of Representatives – that would require a kill switch on smartphones to deter thieves and help end the violent epidemic of smartphone thefts. Attorney General Schneiderman also announced today…

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