Attorney General gets settlement from unscrupulous contractors

August 15, 2013

The state Attorney General has settled with 211 housing contractors following an investigation into unlawful home repair practices.

There were 48 Binghamton-based businesses included in the settlement, the highest concentration of any city.

According to an announcement by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the illegal activity included failing to provide a written agreement  for their clients and not providing an end date for the work.