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NetCracker and Computer Sciences Corp. will pay to resolve alleged False Claims Act violations

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – NetCracker Technology Corp. will pay $11.4 million and Computer Sciences Corp (CSC) $1.35 million to resolve allegations of False Claims Act violations.

Illinois AG urges strengthened protections for service members against predatory lenders

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan urged the U.S. Department of Defense on Monday to strengthen regulations under the federal Military Lending Act to protect service members from predatory lending practices.

Ferguson joins other state AGs in wanting DOD to bolster military lending regulations

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) -- Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and a group of 12 state attorneys general are urging the U.S. Department of Defense to bolster federal Military Lending Act regulations.

AGs write Congress over Higher Education Act

Madigan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Twenty-one state attorneys general sent a letter on Tuesday to leaders of Congress recommending that it stop for-profit schools from exploiting a benefits loophole in the Higher Education Act.

Ohio AG consents to environmental investigation

DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - The Ohio Attorney General's office announced May 9 that it has entered into a consent decree that will outline the responsibilities pertaining to an inquiry into contamination at a manufacturing site now owned by Otterbein University

Blumenthal helps find soldiers' remains

Richard Blumenthal (D) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline)-Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is looking for state funds and experts to help in the search for the remains of 46 Continental Army soldiers who died in Milford, Conn., of smallpox in 1777.