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States settle with Hyundai, Kia for $41.2M

Mark Iandolo Nov. 1, 2016, 9:08am

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced last week that the state will receive $1,490,190 from a multistate settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia after allegations the companies misrepresented mileage and fuel economy ratings.

RBS Securities to pay $120 million settlement related to financial crisis

Mark Iandolo Oct. 11, 2016, 11:33am

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Banking Commissioner Jorge Perez have announced a settlement with RBS Securities Inc. The company will pay $120 million after alleged problems with its underwriting of residential mortgage-backed securities.

Conn. AG appeals judge’s order to revamp education policy

Tara Mapes Sep. 28, 2016, 1:44pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – In a response to a Sept. 7 decision ordering Connecticut to revamp its school system, Attorney General George Jepson announced the state’s appeal on Sep. 15.

Conn. dentist settles for $1.3 million after allegations of violating state laws

Mark Iandolo Sep. 2, 2016, 9:28am

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has announced Dr. Jesus Villegas and his pediatric dental practices – Fairfield Pediatric Dentistry LLC in Milford and Haven Pediatric Dentistry LLC in West Haven – will pay $1,367,466 to resolve allegations of violating sate laws.

Connecticut dentist to pay $717,046 for alleged scheme to improperly bill Medicaid

Mark Iandolo Aug. 16, 2016, 3:37pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has announced Dr. Douglas Macko and his dental practice have been ordered by a superior court judge to pay $717,046 in restitution after allegations of violating the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUPTA).

Barclays to pay $93.35 million after allegedly manipulating benchmark recession interest rates

Mark Iandolo Aug. 10, 2016, 11:40am

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has announced Barclays Bank PLC and Barclays Capital Inc. will pay $93.35 million in restitution to government and nonprofit entities after alleged manipulation of benchmark interest rates during the financial crisis.

REM to pay $1.5 million after allegations of submitting false claims to Medicaid

Mark Iandolo Jun. 3, 2016, 8:26pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced that REM Connecticut Community Services Inc. agreed to a $1.5 settlement after allegations that the company submitted false claims to Medicaid.

Connecticut attorney general announces settlement with local health care provider

Mark Iandolo Jun. 3, 2016, 8:04pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced that Dr. Naimentulla Syed has agreed to a $422,641.70 joint federal-state settlement to resolve allegations of submitting false claims to Medicaid and Medicare. Syed will also enter a compliance program.

Connecticut looking into possible concrete aggregate issue at Becker's Quarry

Mark Iandolo Jun. 3, 2016, 7:51pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris announced a decision with Joseph J. Mottes Co. and the Becker Construction Co.

Connecticut to receive a share of the global $784.6 million settlement with Wyeth

Mark Iandolo May 9, 2016, 6:48pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane and Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L Bremby announced that the state will be a part of a global $784.6 million settlement with Wyeth over allegations the drug maker knowingly underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program.

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals to offer naxalone rebates to Connecticut agencies

Mark Iandolo Apr. 13, 2016, 12:39pm

Attorney General George Jepsen says Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to provide a $6 rebate for every dose of naxalone purchased by a state, municipal or local town agency.

Connecticut AG forms new data privacy department

Shaun Zinck Mar. 12, 2015, 12:22pm

Department to work on investigations related to privacy and data security.

Connecticut AG asks Lumber Liquidators about formaldehyde levels

Shaun Zinck Mar. 12, 2015, 11:54am

Chinese-made laminate flooring could contain high levels of dangerous chemical.

Gannett subsidiary agrees to multi-state settlement

Mark Payne Dec. 12, 2014, 11:51am

Connecticut signed a multi-state settlement agreement with a Gannett Corp. subsidiary that involves allegations the digital firm violated Internet privacy settings, Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Thursday.

PURA approves Frontier's purchase of AT&T's CT broadband services

Ashley Perry Oct. 17, 2014, 11:16am

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Conn. AG says state's utility rate increase is unwarranted, unsubstantiated

Ashley Perry Oct. 6, 2014, 11:37am

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen urged the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) on Friday to reject an application by the Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P) seeking a $221 million rate increase.

Connecticut AG reaches agreement with Frontier

Bryan Cohen Aug. 13, 2014, 1:10pm

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