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District of Columbia attorney general hopes to halt fees on credit freeze requests

By Kathy Adams | Oct 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine has introduced legislation that could temporarily prevent fees from credit bureaus when consumers wish to put a freeze on personal credit, according to a statement on the attorney general's website.

Unlicensed contractors suspended from contracting in North Dakota

By Kathy Adams | Oct 25, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) -- Two unlicensed contractors have been banned from doing business in North Dakota, according to the state Attorney General's Office.

Vermont data breach results in $264K settlement

By Kathy Adams | Oct 25, 2017

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) -- A settlement has been reached in the breach of 660 Vermont Health Connect users' Social Security numbers, according to the Vermont attorney general.

FTC to hold workshop on 'informational injury' from data breaches

By Kathy Adams | Oct 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will hold a workshop later this fall to explore the harm done when consumer information is misused, as can happen after data breaches.

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