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Fraudulent home contractor indicted with class C felony

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 15, 2014

A Jefferson County grand jury on Thurs., Sept. 11, returned an indictment on contractor Kevin Carter on one count of theft by deception over $10,000 — a class C felony — for failing to perform home repair services for a Louisville resident.

Delaware AG announces nationwide cybersecurity project

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 12, 2014

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced on Wednesday that his office’s Investor Protection Unit is participating in a nationwide project to gauge the strength of Delaware’s investment advisors’ cybersecurity systems. “Financial services firms have a responsibility to protect personal data, and the results of these surveys will help our Investor Protect Unit ensure the data is protected as strongly as possible,” Biden said.

Illinois AG files suit against vacation club

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 12, 2014

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan recently filed a lawsuit against Global Discovery Vacation Program for allegedly cheating Illinois residents out of nearly $80,000 in a travel club scam.

Texas AG secures temporary injunction against pool companies

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 12, 2014

Based on Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s suit alleging multiple violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, a Hidalgo County district court froze assets and entered a temporary injunction against RGV Flamingo Pools International LTD, Pool Sharks LLC and owner Dennis Gomez on Sept. 5.

Payment Systems settles with Vermont

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 11, 2014

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell recently entered into a restitution agreement on behalf of the State of Vermont with Merchant Processing Solutions LLC, doing business as Payment Systems, for allegedly misrepresenting the cost of its services and failing to provide legally required notices of the right to cancel contracts with the company.

Vermont AG reaches settlement with credit card processing company

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 11, 2014

Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell entered into a restitution agreement on behalf of the State of Vermont with Merchant Processing Solutions, LLC, d/b/a Payment Systems, for allegedly misrepresenting the cost of its services and failing to provide legally required notices of its right to cancel contracts with the company.

Wisconsin AG wins $60K judgement against sand companies

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 10, 2014

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has obtained a $60,000 judgment against Arcadia Sand LLC and Mississippi Sand LLC for alleged violations of a stormwater pollution discharge permit at a Trempealeau County hydraulic fracturing sand mining and processing facility.

Arkansas AG urges FCC to review call blocking technologies

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 10, 2014

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, along with 38 other attorneys general, urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday to review the use of call-blocking technologies that enable consumers to prevent unwanted telemarketing calls.

Vermont to receive $81,708 in Omnicare settlement

By Dayna DeHaven | Sep 10, 2014

Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell said the state will receive $81,708 in restitution and other recoveries as part of a $16.5 million national civil settlement with Omnicare Inc. that resolves allegations that the company offered improper financial incentives to skilled nursing facilities.

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