Attorney General gets settlement from unscrupulous contractors

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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.