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Maryland, D.C. attorneys general continue to seek lawsuit against Trump

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced Nov. 8 that they have filed a new brief in the ongoing lawsuit against President Donald Trump for allegations of violating the Emoluments Clauses.

Maryland AG secures $250,000 settlement with primary care practice for alleged false claims

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced April 18 that Complete Family Care P.C., a Takoma Park primary care practice owned by Dr. Suresh Khetan and his wife Renu Khetan, paid $250,000 to resolve allegations of fraudulent billing to increase profits.

Maryland settles Medicaid fraud case with local primary care provider for $450,000

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh recently announced that Sabiha Mohiuddin, a Frederick, Md.-based primary care physician, has paid $450,000 to the state after allegations of conducting a fraudulent Medicaid billing scheme to increase profits.

Adobe settles 2013 data breach case with 15 states

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Adobe Systems Inc. has settled its data breach case with several states following a lengthy legal battle that started in 2013.

Maryland attorney general alleges Sojourner-Douglass College misused grant funds

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Nov. 4 that his office filed a lawsuit against Sojourner-Douglass College Inc. over allegations of not repaying grant funds.

NRG enters consent decree after allegations of violating nitrogen exceedance permits

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — NRG Chalk Point LLC (NRG) has entered a consent decree after alleged nitrogen exceedances at the Chalk Point and Dickerson electric generating stations, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has announced.

Attorneys general coalition urges congressman to drop inquiry into Exxon probe

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, in conjunction with a coalition of state attorneys general, has drafted a letter to Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, to drop his inquiry into their cases against ExxonMobil Corporation.

Maryland Property Review Board to pay back consumers it allegedly victimized

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has announced Maryland Property Review Board LLC and its owners (MPRB) will pay back consumers and pay a $200,000 civil penalty after allegedly charging more than 450 consumers $99 each to file an appeal of the consumers’ property tax assessment – an act that consumers can do themselves for free.

Homes Direct agrees to settle case involving Maryland rental agreements

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — Homes Direct Inc. has agreed to settle a case involving allegations surrounding its rental practices, including its use of rental agreements with an option to purchase residential properties, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has announced.

Maryland AG takes action against Access Funding

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced that his office filed a lawsuit against Access Funding LLC and other affiliated companies for allegations of misleading lead paint poisoning victims to convert future structured settlement payments into immediate cash.

Maryland attorney general takes action against Mitchell & Best Homebuilders

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced a lawsuit against Mitchell & Best Homebuilders LLC of Rockville and other entities for allegedly violating the Home Builder Registration Act, the Maryland Express and Implied Warranties Act and the Consumer Protection Act.

Maryland AG files complaint against Perry Willey Rental for alleged violations of Consumer Protection Act

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has filed charges against Perry Willey Rental and its owners for allegedly failing to deliver properties it accepted prepaid rent and security deposits for, Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced.

Maryland AG praises government decision to shelve Atlantic Ocean drilling plans

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh praised the U.S. Department of the Interior’s motion to shelve oil drilling plans in the Atlantic Ocean Outer Continental Shelf in a recent statement.

Maryland attorney general supports lead-paint-victim legislation

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (Legal Newsline) — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has taken action to defend lead-paint victims by testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in support of legislation meant to safeguard these victims.

Maryland AG joins efforts to block Exelon's acquisition of Pepco and Delmarva

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh recently announced that he would join the efforts to prevent Exelon Corp. from acquiring Pepco and Delmarva Power and Light.

Maryland AG Frosh applauds passage of False Claims Act

Whistleblower law expected to recover "millions for the state budget."

Maryland AG calls for federal halt to Atlantic oil drilling plan

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is voicing his opposition to a plan to explore for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Region's Outer Continental Shelf, calling on the federal government to put a stop to the plan.

Nexus EnergyHomes sued for alleged violations of consumer protection laws

Nexus EnergyHomes, Inc. was sued by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Friday after the company allegedly violated consumer laws by accepting deposits to build new homes, but then not beginning or completing construction of the houses.

JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo to pay settlement for alleged kickback scheme

Wells Fargo Bank and JPMorgan Chase Bank reached a settlement with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Thursday over allegations that they participated in a kickback scheme with Genuine Title, LLC.

HomeFix to pay Md. settlement for violating Do Not Call Registry

HomeFix Corporation will pay a settlement to the state of Maryland after it allegedly violated the Federal Trade Commission’s National Do Not Call Registry, Attorney General Brian Frosh announced on Friday.