The many times N.Y. AG Eric Schneiderman tangled with banks
Eric Schneiderman's swift downfall this week elicited glee from President Trump's supporters
, many of whom painted him as a hypocrite for his vocal support of the #MeToo movement only to be felled by accusations by four women that he abused them
. (Schneiderman has denied the allegations but announced his resignation from office Monday.)
But Trump fans weren't the only ones celebrating. Since taking office in 2011, Schneiderman has been a thorn in the side of financial institutions, using his state’s significant clout to affect national policy debate on a host of topics ranging from dark pools to cryptocurrencies. In addition, some of the industry’s heftiest fines came at the hands of the AG, who vigorously pursued what his office saw as wrongdoing.
Here’s a look back at how Schneiderman has made his mark on the ways financial institutions do business.