WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.
State of Vermont Office of the Attorney General News
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.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced March 31 that the state will receive $4.2 million as part of a 10-state settlement with Volkswagen Auto Group.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) — Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell has announced Billing Tree Inc., an Arizona company that processes electronic payments, has agreed to pay $178,000 to settle allegations of violating state consumer protection laws.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) — Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell has announced Haskins Gas Service Inc., a Vermont company, will pay $45,600 to 96 consumers in the state and $15,000 in civil penalties after allegations of violating state consumer protection laws.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) — Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell recently commented on Google’s decision to ban advertising for high-interest personal loans, which are sometimes called “payday loans.”
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell announced that Haskins Gas Service Inc. will pay $45,600 to 96 Vermont consumers and $15,000 in civil penalties to the state due to allegations it violated consumer protection laws.
The state Attorney General’s Office and Department of Public Service has followed up on its December guidance to solar projects by releasing additional guidance to companies dealing in renewable energy projects in Vermont.
Attorney general files rules with Secretary of State's office
Group allegedly violated state's campaign finance laws during 2010 gubernatorial race.
Company owner also ordered to surrender his business license.
Main Street Power Mail, Inc. will pay a $90,000 settlement to Vermont for allegedly violating direct mail marketing laws, Attorney General William Sorrell said on Thursday.
The owner of Fired-Up Tobacco, Inc., in Barre Town, Vermont, reached a settlement with Attorney General William Sorrell on Thursday for alleged violations of the state's tobacco laws.
Nelson Farms, Inc. recently reached a settlement with Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell over allegations that it violated state agricultural and water pollution laws.
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., will pay the government of Vermont $42,500 and will no longer sell jewelry in the state as part of a settlement announced by Attorney General William Sorrell on Tuesday.
A-1 Premium Budget, Inc., an Internet loan company, will pay a settlement after it allegedly violated Vermont's lending and consumer protection laws, Attorney General William Sorrell announced on Thursday.
Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell reached a settlement on Tuesday with J.C. Penney Co. and a company that sells discount membership programs following allegations that the two businesses violated the state's 2012 Discount Membership Program Act.
A Texas-based company has agreed to pay more than $160,000 to Vermont consumers who signed up for races and other recreation events on its website as part of a settlement reached by Attorney General William H. Sorrell on Monday.
A Franklin County dairy farm has agreed to pay $40,000 in fines after it allegedly dumped its manure discharge into a local stream, Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell said on Thursday.
Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell recently filed a lawsuit suit against Moretown Landfill Inc. for alleged violating numerous state regulations in operating the Moretown Landfill.