TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The office of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a federal antitrust action Jan. 19 against liquid aluminum sulfate producers General Chemical Corporation and its successor and affiliated companies GEO Specialty Chemicals Inc. and C&S Chemicals Inc. and its affiliated company.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Jan. 19 that Uber Technologies, the San Francisco-based ride hailing company, will pay $20 million after allegations it misled potential drivers by exaggerating earnings claims. The $20 million will go toward refunding affected drivers around the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) —District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced Jan. 18 that the district will settle a class action lawsuit filed by Boies, Schiller & Flexner on behalf of property owners who lost homes and home equity because of the district’s tax-sale foreclosure system.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Department of Justice announced Jan. 17 that Deutsche Bank has agreed to a $7.2 billion settlement after allegations it misled investors in the packaging, securitization, marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) between 2006 and 2007.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Jan. 12 that MB2 Dental Solutions (MB2) and 21 affiliated pediatric dental practices have agreed to pay $8.45 million after allegedly violating the federal False Claims Act (FCA) and the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act (TMFPA).