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NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Four charitable organizations agreed Thursday to provide approximately $10 million of assistance to communities still struggling to recover from superstorm Sandy, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, as part of an ongoing probe of high consumer prices following Hurricane Sandy, announced a settlement of more than $40,000 Thursday with a Delaware-based corporation operating a Holiday Inn Express hotel in Brooklyn.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen initiated an antitrust lawsuit Thursday against three snow removal and snowplowing companies and key executives following allegations that they engaged in an illegal boycott and bid-rigging conspiracy for the town of Southbury.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood warned consumers on Wednesday of persons or organizations offering to aid in filing claims in the Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation involving the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
McALLEN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Two Mission, Texas, residents were charged in a federal indictment this week over allegations of their roles in a scheme meant to defraud Medicare and Texas Medicaid through fraudulent billings.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Wednesday that an Arlington property management company and a Boston real estate firm will pay a total of $11,200 and implement new policies to avoid future fair housing violations.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper filed a suit Wednesday against an alarm system company that allegedly made illegal robocalls to numbers listed on the Do Not Call Registry.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Tuesday that an Arizona telemarketing company will permanently cease telephone calls to Iowans.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood recently warned residents to be wary of phone marketers promising lottery winnings or bogus checks in the mail declaring that they have been selected as a grand prize winner.
MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced an agreement Tuesday with Kmart Corp. settling allegations that it submitted false claims and false statements throughout its Kmart Pharmacy Centers to the federal government, state governments and territories for payments relating to partial fills of prescriptions.
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Tuesday that his office filed a lawsuit against a door-to-door asphalt paving operation.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Monday that two companies affiliated with JCPenney will pay customers who were enrolled in buying club memberships more than $2.7 million.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Monday that a professional fundraising company from Massachusetts has been barred from seeking charitable solicitations in the state for a minimum of five years.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently teamed with Prevent Blindness Ohio and the Ohio Optical Dispensers board to warn consumers about the dangers of decorative contact lenses.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced Friday that Virginia will receive $37 million as part of a settlement with one of the largest pharmaceutical wholesalers in the country.
SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Friday the Grocery Manufacturers Association will disclose the financing of its campaign opposing Initiative 522.