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California ordered to immediately return subprime crisis money 'unlawfully diverted' to general fund

By John Breslin | Jul 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California must immediately return more than $300 million transferred to the state's general fund from its share of billions of dollars paid by the country's largest mortgage services companies for their alleged roles in the subprime mess.

Virginia attorney general announces $63 million recovery from 11 banks in fraud case

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 26, 2016

RICHMOND (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced the recovery of more than $63 million from 11 banks, settling allegations the banks misled the commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).

Delaware AG proposes financial crisis settlement funds to be used to build communities

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 5, 2016

DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Delaware Attorney General Matt Den, backed by community leaders, has revised his proposal for using funds from the financial crisis settlement on crime prevention, housing, substance abuse treatment, after-school and summer school programs, prisoner re-entry, and education.

Professor/whistleblower sues Citigroup for $800 million, plans to donate to charity

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 23, 2015

“My ultimate motivations are both justice, and the money that I’ll get, which I will be donating to charity,” Rasmusen said.

Pension groups sue several of the world's largest banks and securities groups over conspiracy allegations

By Hoang Tran | Oct 20, 2015

WHITE PLAINS (Legal Newsline) - Three Cleveland pension groups are suing several large banks and securities companies over conspiracy allegations.

Citigroup faces lawsuit from Indiana Univ. professor for allegedly underpaying taxes

By Hoang Tran | Oct 19, 2015

An Indiana University professor is suing Citigroup over allegations of fraudulent statements and false records.

Providence files another antitrust lawsuit -- this time over U.S. Treasury securities

By Jessica Karmasek | Oct 16, 2015

The city alleges that nearly 25 banks have colluded in auctions of Treasury securities, injuring it and “at least thousands” of others similarly situated.

Firefighter retirement plan files suit against banks over alleged manipulation, conspiracy

By Hoang Tran | Oct 15, 2015

A firefighter retirement and pension group is suing several large banks and securities companies over alleged violations of antitrust laws.

Several banks, securities groups face antitrust lawsuit

By Hoang Tran | Oct 15, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - An employees retirement group is suing several large banks and securities companies over alleged violations of antitrust laws.

Citigroup to pay $4.5M for allegedly overcharging customers on their investment accounts

By Legal News Line | Sep 1, 2015

Citigroup will reimburse customers around the country more than $4.5 million as a result of a settlement with the state regarding overcharged fees on investment accounts, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Wednesday.

Texas non-practicing entity files patent infringement lawsuits against 25 banks in two days

By Jessica Karmasek | Aug 18, 2015

The company, which filed as a LLC in March, alleges the banks are illegally using its patent for verifying sales transactions.

S&P settles with feds, states for $1.5 billion

By Legal News Line | Feb 5, 2015

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California is one of 19 states that will benefit from a $1.5 billion settlement with Standard & Poor's Financial Services, LLC (S&P) and its parent company after S&P allegedly inflated investment vehicle notes and mortgage-backed securities, it was announced on Tuesday.

S&P agrees to $1.5 billion settlement over financial crisis

By Mark Payne | Feb 4, 2015

California will benefit from a $1.5 billion settlement with Standard & Poor's Financial Services, LLC (S&P) and its parent company after S&P allegedly inflated investment vehicle notes and mortgage-backed securities, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced on Tuesday.

W.Va. U.S. Senate race: Capito overshadowing Tennant in money raised and in polls

By David Yates | Oct 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – In a state predominately Democratic, West Virginians are primed to elect a Republican to the U.S. Senate for the first time in more than half a century.

Citigroup to return $16 million in fee overcharges

By Ashley Perry | Oct 10, 2014

YONKERS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CGMI) will return $16 million in overcharges to more than 31,000 of its customers nationwide as part of a settlement reached with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Citigroup to return $16 million in fee overcharges

By Ashley Perry | Oct 10, 2014

Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CGMI) will return $16 million in overcharges to more than 31,000 CGMI customers nationwide as part of a settlement reached with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced on Thursday.

Va. AG sues 13 banks on charges of mortgage fraud

By Desk | Sep 18, 2014

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring filed a lawsuit against 13 banks seeking $1.15 billion in damages on accusations the banks fraudulently misled the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) during a sale of residential mortgage-backed securities to the state retirement fund.

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