WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint on Friday against four brokers who allegedly illegally overcharged customers $18.7 million while working on the cash desk of a New York-based broker-dealer.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $1 million agreement on Thursday with a workers' compensation billing company that allegedly overcharged the state and a number of towns and cities for prescription drugs.
Strange MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced on Thursday that a hearing has been set regarding his request for a preliminary injunction against a Pelham roofing company and its managers.
King ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) - New Mexico Attorney General Gary King announced last week the successful litigation of a matter involving J. Edwards Diamonds to stop the company's leasing program from violating the state's Unfair Practices Act.
Chiesa ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced on Tuesday that a new mobile gaming experience and the rules governing the games have gone into effect in Atlantic City casinos.
Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - State officials say they are investigating ethics complaints filed by an anti-abortion group against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe.
Thomas SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - An Alaskan village that claims global warming is eroding its shoreline is asking for a rehearing of their case against several power companies it says are to blame.
Swett CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - Garlock Sealing Technologies, as it pursues a fraud case against asbestos attorneys, has harsh words for a group representing those with claims against the company.
Zarella HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled last month that a third-party plaintiff cannot sue a doctor who failed to advise his patient of the driving risks associated with her medical condition.
Holder WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and other members of the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force announced the results on Tuesday of a nationwide effort to stop fraud schemes targeting suffering homeowners.
Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is refusing to back the state Republican Party in its decision to oppose the retention of three Florida Supreme Court justices.
Koeltl NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court last week dismissed claims against fine arts auction house Christie's over allegations that it falsely attributed bottles of wine to a collection of President Thomas Jefferson's.
Harris SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - Consumer Watchdog urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday to block a $2.5 billion offer by Tesoro to acquire Arco gas stations and BP's refinery in Carson.
Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper announced on Wednesday that a court has ordered HRC Medical Centers Inc. to temporarily halt claims and practices related to Amor Vie, its bio-identical hormone replacement therapy.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw issued a warning on Wednesday to West Virginia borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure to avoid scammers claiming to offer help with a national mortgage settlement.