Van Hollen KENOSHA, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has announced an enforcement action against a man and his advertising business for allegedly violating the state's consumer protection laws.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced on Wednesday that his office has reached a $1.3 million settlement with a company that allegedly engaged in deceptive marketing tactics.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Thursday that he has reached settlements with two companies that allegedly violated the state's workers' compensation laws.
Olens ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announced on Thursday that a financial company will pay $448,000 for allegedly violating the state's Fair Business Practices Act and the state's Debt Adjustment Act.
Dow NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow has announced a settlement barring the owner of numerous vacation travel club companies from doing business in the state for five years.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced a $6.5 million settlement with two former officers of Countrywide Financial Corporation stemming from a predatory lending case.
Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Monday that he has filed a lawsuit against a former sheriff and a sheriff's deputy who allegedly misused more than $52,000 while in office.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Monday that his office has reached a $4.25 million settlement with two reinsurance brokers that allegedly inflated insurance and reinsurance costs nationwide.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Tuesday that she has filed a lawsuit against a marketing firm that allegedly misrepresented potential customer lists it sold as being verified and screened.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced on Tuesday that he reached a $26 million settlement with a managed health care company that allegedly defrauded Medicaid.
Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced on Monday that he has reached a $350,000 settlement with a tanning chain that allegedly misled customers in its contracts.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow announced on Monday that she has filed a lawsuit against a custom draperies and blinds maker for allegedly violating the state's Consumer Fraud Act and other state regulations.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that she has joined attorneys general and agency heads from eight other states in asking General Motors to continue in a National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program.
Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced on Friday that he filed a lawsuit against Countrywide Financial Corporation for allegedly engaging in a corporate fraud scheme.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Thursday that she has filed new legislation in an attempt to set standards and mandate loan modifications for banks to help fight the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
Bullock HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock has filed a lawsuit to stop a collections agency that he says is demanding high collections fees for late fees and other charges from a now-defunct video rental chain.
Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced on Wednesday that he is suing Countrywide Financial Corp. over alleged false statements it filed to inflate the company's assets.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday that he has halted the operations of a foreclosure assistance company that allegedly charged for services it never delivered.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday that he has halted the operation of a telemarketer that was allegedly misleading customers about auto warranties.