Eric Schneiderman resigned as New York State Attorney General after allegations that he physically abused four women. State Solicitor General Barbara Underwood is currently the acting New York Attorney General.
In the years since Schneiderman took up the post in 2011, he made a name for himself as a strong investor advocate and ferocious Wall Street watchdog. One top initiative during his tenure, among many, was cracking down on the banks that sold troubled residential mortgage-backed securities that in part led to the financial crisis. Here, we look at the top six times Schneiderman held Wall Street accountable.