Ashley Stinnett News

Conway, Boehringer Ingelheim reach settlement in AWP case

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 15, 2009

Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has announced a $4.5 million settlement Wednesday with a pharmaceutical manufacturer accused of fraudulently raising prices.

Goddard alleging foreclosure fraud

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 14, 2009

Goddard PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is suing multiple real estate agencies and professionals over alleged home foreclosure fraud.

Hurricane Ike price-gouging suit settled

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 14, 2009

McCollum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has agreed to a $2.275 million settlement with Morgan Stanley Capital Group, Inc., over allegations of fuel price gouging.

King hoping for permanent decision against debt settlement provider

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 13, 2009

King MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Troy King and the Alabama Securities Commission are awaiting a judge's ruling in a suit that alleges a debt settlement scheme involving over 15,000 customers.

Blumenthal wants marketing of Wide Eye shut

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 13, 2009

Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is urging the Federal Trade Commission to stop what he says are deceptive marketing techniques of a controversial alcoholic energy drink.

Blumenthal: FDA needs to stop deceptive sunscreen labels

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 8, 2009

Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should end its year long delay and finally stop deceptive and misleading sunscreen labels and marketing, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said in a letter.

McCollum urging public to participate in rate hike hearings

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 7, 2009

Bill McCollum (R) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline)- Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, along with the state's Public Counsel J.R Kelly, is urging consumers to participate in an upcoming hearing which will determine if utility costs will go up.

States join FTC in targeting business opportunity fraud

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 3, 2009

Bill McCollum (R) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline)- The Federal Trade Commission and an alliance of 15 state law enforcement authorities are teaming up to combat debt relief scams, Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum said.

Blumenthal: DPUC agrees to cuts

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 2, 2009

Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline)- The Connecticut Department of Utility Control has agreed to reject a rate increase by Connecticut Natural Gas, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said.

Coakley reaches settlement with Merrill Lynch

By Ashley Stinnett | Jul 2, 2009

Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline)- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached a settlement with Merrill Lynch over claims the company misled the city of Springfield into unlawfully investing into auction-rate securities.

Mortgage loan broker settles with Coakley

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 17, 2009

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has agreed to a settlement with mortgage loan broker Leo H. Desire Sr. over allegations of mortgage fraud.

Propane tank fees the subject of Cuomo settlement

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 17, 2009

Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has reached a settlement with Suburban Propane over allegations of misinforming customers of new rental fees.

Attorney settles with AG Coakley

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 16, 2009

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Attorney General Martha Coakley has agreed to a settlement with Brockton attorney Valerie Hanserd over allegations of unfair brokering practices.

Cooper agrees to $1.3M settlement with drug company

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 12, 2009

Bob Cooper Knoxville, Tenn. (Legal Newsline)-Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper has agreed to a $1.3 million settlement from a pharmaceutical company to settle claims it violated the state's False Claims Act.

Cuomo, software companies reach settlement

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 10, 2009

Andrew Cuomo (D) ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline)-New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has reached an agreement with two of the nation's largest computer security software vendors over claims they overcharged customers.

Blumenthal agrees to $4.6M payout‏

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 5, 2009

Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline)- Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has agreed to accept a $4.6 million settlement from three contracting firms after a two year lawsuit over faulty storm drains.

New Jersey gets $1M payout from major investment bank

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 5, 2009

Anne Milgram (D) NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline)-New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram has agreed to a $1 million settlement with Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc, after the company was found liable of fraudulent auction-rate securities practices.

Milgram sues ticket vendors

By Ashley Stinnett | Jun 1, 2009

Anne Milgram (D) Newark, N.J.(Legal Newsline)-New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram is seeking legal action against five ticket vendors for allegedly violating the state's Consumer Fraud Act.

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