NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday that it has filed a complaint against Axius, its CEO and stock promoter for allegedly engaging in a broker bribery scheme.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Justice announced Friday that another person has been accused in a scheme in which Long Island Railroad workers allegedly claimed to be disabled upon early retirement so they could receive more disability benefits.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has launched an investigation into a merger between Duke Energy Corp. and Progress Energy after a last-minute decision was made to replace the combined electric provider's CEO.
Perry AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas has no intention of implementing a state insurance exchange or expanding Medicaid under Obamacare, Gov. Rick Perry stated in a letter Monday to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebellius.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a lawsuit on Friday against three telemarketing companies for allegedly violating the state's no-call law.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a consent judgment on Friday against Suffolk Construction Company Inc. and Emerson College resolving allegations of violations of the state's air pollution and asbestos regulations.
Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced on Friday that his Consumer Protection Division has issued a final order against an Annapolis-based driveway paver who allegedly misled consumers and lacked required licenses.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen reached an agreement Friday with online retail broker TD Ameritrade as part of a multi-state matter looking into possible antitrust violations in the retail securities brokerage industry.
FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced Monday it has obtained a permanent injunction against Robert Mihailovich, Sr. and Growth Capital Management.
Melton ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a provision of the state's 2005 tort reform package that allows juries in lawsuits against property owners to apportion fault to criminal assailants.
Ridgely DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - The Delaware Supreme Court last week upheld a ruling in favor of a university against a former employee who claimed she was wrongfully terminated under the state's whistleblower law.
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer protection lawsuit on Monday against a travel agent who allegedly collected money for travel services that were never provided.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Tuesday that he has obtained an injunction against the owner of three gas stations who allegedly violated underground storage tank regulations.