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NY AG investigating the NRA

Apr 29, 2019 12:45 pm
Storm Gifford is reporting for the Daily News New York Attorney General Letitia James announced April 27, an investigation into the finances of the National Rifle Association. James vowed during her 2018 election campaign to investigate the NRA’s nonprofit status. “I will use the constitutional power as an attorney general to regulate charities, that includes the NRA, to investigate their legitimacy,” James said in July. The AG has also issued document preservation notices to the NRA and affiliated entities. “The NRA is prepared for this, and has full confidence in its accounting practices and commitment to good governance,” NRA lawyer William Brewer said. New York officials are already taking on the NRA over its marketing of insurance policies for its members. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials last year fined insurance broker Lockton Cos. $7 million for underwriting the NRA-branded insurance program Carry Guard, which was designed to protect gun owners charged with crimes or sued over the use of their guns. Read the full story in the Daily News.