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Mo. AG sues over air quality reports

Keith Loria Mar. 30, 2011, 2:43am

Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Tuesday that he has filed a lawsuit against two men who allegedly violated the state's Air Conservation Law.

Madigan, Van Hollen work milk issue

Keith Loria Mar. 30, 2011, 2:41am

Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Tuesday that she has proposed a consent decree to require Dean Foods to sell a milk processing plant in Waukesha, Wis.

Ark AG: Roofer used funds to buy Bieber tickets

Keith Loria Mar. 29, 2011, 1:48pm

McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced on Monday that he has filed a lawsuit against a roofing company that allegedly defrauded state consumers out of $250,000 through a Ponzi scheme.

Wasden, Par settle AWP suit for $1.7M

Keith Loria Mar. 29, 2011, 1:47pm

Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced on Tuesday that he has reached a $1.7 million settlement with a drug manufacturer that allegedly violated the Idaho Consumer Protection Act.

Gansler, Biden concerned with mobile phone apps

Keith Loria Mar. 28, 2011, 1:55pm

Biden BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden want to ban smartphone applications that notify drunk drivers of law-enforcement checkpoints.

Restaurant group settles with Mass. AG

Keith Loria Mar. 28, 2011, 1:49pm

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Monday that her office has reached a $110,000 settlement with a restaurant group that allegedly failed to protect patrons' personal information.

Ten states settle with marketer

Keith Loria Mar. 24, 2011, 2:11am

Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - Ten state attorneys general announced a settlement on Thursday with a Georgia marketer that allegedly misled consumers with fraudulent auto advertisements.

Ill. AG sues travel agent

Keith Loria Mar. 23, 2011, 1:43am

Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Wednesday that she has filed a lawsuit against a travel agent who allegedly violated the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices and Travel Promotion Consumer Protection Acts.

Zoeller suing former library director

Keith Loria Mar. 22, 2011, 2:46am

Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Tuesday that he has filed a lawsuit against the former director of the East Chicago Public Library for more than $12,000 in expenses.

N.Y. AG pressuring EPA on air pollution rule

Keith Loria Mar. 21, 2011, 3:17pm

Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has requested that the Environmental Protection Agency implement a rule that he says would slash the amount of air pollution currently allowed to cross state lines.

Former loan officer settles with Mass. AG

Keith Loria Mar. 21, 2011, 3:15am

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that she has reached a settlement agreement with a former loan officer who allegedly violated foreclosure rescue regulations in the state.

Kroger, law firm reach agreement

Keith Loria Mar. 18, 2011, 12:18pm

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced on Thursday that he has reached a $70,000 settlement with a law firm that allegedly engaged in unscrupulous debt collection practices.

Iowa AG settles with Calif. company

Keith Loria Mar. 18, 2011, 12:15pm

Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Monday that he has reached an agreement with a deed supply company that allegedly falsely alerted homeowners that they needed to purchase a deed.

Ohio AG wants Internet cafes regulated

Keith Loria Mar. 18, 2011, 10:49am

DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that he is seeking to enact legislation that would create oversight of gambling that happens at Internet cafes and similar establishments.

Schneiderman says contractor violated court order

Keith Loria Mar. 16, 2011, 2:39am

Schneiderman ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that he is seeking to shut down a home improvement contractor for allegedly violating a court order.

Kroger suing car dealer

Keith Loria Mar. 16, 2011, 2:35am

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced on Tuesday that he has filed a lawsuit against a car dealer who has allegedly been selling vehicles without a license.

Conn. AG alleges overcharges

Keith Loria Mar. 16, 2011, 1:54am

Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Monday that he has filed a lawsuit against an electric aggregating company for allegedly defrauding an electrical supplier and an association of independent schools.

Madigan secures $690K civil penalty

Keith Loria Mar. 14, 2011, 2:54pm

Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Friday that Honeywell International agreed to pay a civil penalty of $690,000 to resolve a lawsuit over the storage of radioactive and hazardous waste.

Ariz. AG settles with debt reduction company

Keith Loria Mar. 14, 2011, 2:52pm

Horne PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has reached a settlement agreement with a consumer mortgage loan and debt reduction company that allegedly defrauded consumers.

Jepsen gets involved in data breach

Keith Loria Mar. 14, 2011, 2:40pm

Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Monday that he has contacted a health care company that allegedly may have compromised the identity and credit protection of approximately 25,000 consumers in Connecticut.