Attorney General for the District of Columbia News

District of Columbia accuses 3 personal care aides of $85,000 in illegal Medicaid billing

By Marian Johns | Oct 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three personal care aides are facing lawsuits by the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia regarding allegations of $85,000 in illegal Medicaid billings.

District of Columbia attorney general alleges auto businesses failed to prevent oil spills

By Marian Johns | Sep 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine has filed a lawsuit against five automotive companies alleging they violated the District's environmental laws through a decade of toxic oil spills.

District of Columbia alleges national electric contractor cheated workers of wages, benefits

By Marian Johns | Aug 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The District of Columbia has filed a lawsuit against a national electric contractor and its labor staffing companies, alleging the companies cheated hundreds of workers out of wages and benefits as part of an effort to cut costs.

Feds say CRH Americas acquisition of West Virginia quarries would 'lessen competition' for aggregate, asphalt concrete in state

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal government has filed a civil antitrust action against three companies to enjoin a proposed acquisition of aggregate quarries in West Virginia.

D.C. attorney general secures settlement with KFC operator over alleged unpaid wages

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced May 30 that Mitra QSR KNE LLC, a company that owns and operates two KFC fast-food franchises in the district, will pay $10,129.44 in back wages and restitution to 18 employees after allegations of failing to properly employ them.

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