NEW YORK — Bank of America Corp. chief executive Kenneth Lewis testified in a meeting with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office for four hours Thursday about $3.6 billion in bonuses handed out to Merrill Lynch & Co. employees on the eve of its merger with the bank last year.

Benjamin Lawsky, deputy counselor and special assistant to Cuomo, said the attorney general's office served a subpoena to Bank of America during the lengthy session, asking for the Charlotte, N.C., bank to turn over a list of who received bonuses at Merrill Lynch.

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