Madigan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a $335 million joint settlement on Wednesday with Countrywide, a subsidiary of Bank of America, over allegations of discriminatory lending.
Madigan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - GE Funding Capital Market Services Inc. has agreed to pay $70 million in restitution, penalties and disgorgement to federal and state agencies over its role in anticompetitive activity in the municipal bond investments market.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced an $82,000 agreement on Thursday with a premium finance company that allegedly prematurely canceled auto insurance policies belonging to state small businesses and consumers.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a lawsuit on Thursday against an Osterville man and his businesses for allegedly failing to complete the assessment and cleanup of a contaminated property.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a St. Louis-based auto dealer and its operators for allegedly violating multiple laws.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an appeal by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of a U.S. Tax Court holding that PPL Corporation, a Pennsylvania company, was entitled to a foreign tax credit for the 1997 tax year.
Dow NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow announced a lawsuit on Thursday against a Sussex County gas station for alleged price-gouging following landfall by Hurricane Irene in August.
Bondi WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Eight state attorneys general announced a multi-state $538.5 million settlement on Tuesday with the sellers and manufacturers of thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels.
Dow TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow and Division on Civil Rights Director Craig Sashihara announced a settlement on Friday between a student and the Emerson school board, accused of failure to effectively address harassment.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen continued his efforts on Wednesday to persuade state utility regulators to recognize their authority and open a state review of a proposed merger between two major utility companies.
Zoeller WINCHESTER, Ind. (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against a former Randolph County school treasurer who allegedly billed more than $39,000 in fraudulent expenses and overpayments to taxpayers.
Wasden WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A group of state attorneys general led by Idaho's Lawrence Wasden has filed a brief in support of the Food and Drug Administration's new graphic warning labels for cigarettes.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - The Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that the state public utilities department was right to deny a motion filed against a 2009 power purchase agreement involving a wind farm.