Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General said Tuesday that Ivy Asset Management misled clients about investments tied to Bernie Madoff, while one of those sued says Cuomo is targeting the wrong individuals.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Tuesday that a Norwich, Conn., man has been ordered to pay $187,657 in damages and civil penalties resulting from his alleged involvement in mortgage fraud that resulted in numerous foreclosures.
Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has obtained a $2.5 million judgment against a Colorado Springs business and its owners and operators for allegedly defrauding consumers in search of assistance in obtaining or completing federal immigration forms.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has found in favor of Shell and another corporation, deciding that an oil industry service provider failed to produce enough evidence to prove that Shell stole two of its employees.
Rob McKenna (R) MADISON, N.J. (Legal Newsline)-U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer Wyeth faces legal action from 17 state attorneys general who say the company owes millions of dollars to their Medicaid programs.
Rod Blagojevich (D) CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial will begin as planned on June 3, a federal appeals court has decided, upholding a trial court ruling.
Tony Hayward NEW ORLEANS, La. (Legal Newsline)-BP Plc., already the target of dozens of lawsuits over alleged losses brought on by the company's oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, is now facing a suit from one of its own shareholders.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced on Wednesday that an herbal sales company and its owner will to pay back $88,0000 to consumers over allegations of unethical delivery and collection practices.
Dow NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A Monmouth County furniture retailer will pay up to $216,938 in civil penalties to the state of New Jersey following a settlement with state Attorney General Paula Dow.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that two home repair firms have agreed to pay a total of $100,000 for violating North Carolina consumers' three-day right to cancel door-to-door sales contracts.
Swanson ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed two separate lawsuits Wednesday against two companies that allegedly deceived seniors into purchasing unnecessary home and medical safety products.