New York's top banking regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, is suing a Long Island subprime auto lender for allegedly refusing to refund customers money that they were owed and failed to protect confidential customer information.

In a complaint filed Wednesday in a Manhattan U.S. district court, the head of New York's Department of Financial Services accused Condor Capital Corp. and its owner, Stephen Baron, of engaging in unfair and abusive practices and has asked the court to appoint a receiver to take over the lender's operations.

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