NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced that Rome Finance Co. Inc. and related entities have given partial compensation from a victim fund to more than 3,000 victims after an alleged debt relief scandal. The total compensation is $3.7 million.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Department of Justice announced that AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. will divest movie theaters in Connecticut and New Jersey to complete its $172 million acquisition of SMH Theatres Inc. (Starplex Cinemas).
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision upholding the new Department of Labor regulations, which his office believes threaten the availability of home health care services in Kansas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has announced that he will continue his pursuit of suing Colorado over its marijuana laws by bringing the issues to the U.S. Supreme Court.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, along with the Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, have announced actions taken to stop two Florida travel companies from allegedly deceiving consumers – Millennium Travel and Promotions Inc. and Grand Incentives Inc.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission will require ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI LP, to divest four light petroleum product terminals in Pennsylvania so that it can complete its acquisition of Gulf Oil Limited Partnership.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – In a recent proposed consent order filed in federal court, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau looks to resolve a lawsuit against Frederick J. Hanna & Associates over an alleged illegal debt collection lawsuit mill.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced she has joined other state attorneys general in a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission asking it to maintain its current safeguards and filters for protecting consumers from spam and phishing text messages.