Cuomo Targets Firms, Lawyers In Pension Flap

Law360, New York (April 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The New York state attorney general has subpoenaed a number of lawyers and law firms in an investigation into whether the attorneys were bilking state health and pension funds by being improperly placed on payrolls at school districts around the state.

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that his office had issued multiple subpoenas to lawyers and firms in counties in upstate New York as part of an expanding probe into potentially fraudulent employment arrangements between public school systems and lawyers. He named no attorneys or...
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