ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Santander Bank, N.A., will adopt new business practices that will allow more New Yorkers to open bank accounts by the end of September, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced last week.
Editor’s note: This article is part of a series examining evidence submitted in Garlock Sealing Technologies’ bankruptcy proceeding that was recently unsealed as a result of Legal Newsline’s legal challenge.
NEW ORLEANS – In one of the more brazen schemes to defraud BP in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a North Carolina man has been indicted for mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering after allegedly creating a web of paperwork to substantiate a multimillion dollar claims payment for a non-existent luxury resort.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Forty-one state attorneys general met this week at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C., for the National Association of Attorneys General’s annual Winter Meeting, part of NAAG’s apparent $1 million-plus budget for such events.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - The plaintiffs in a proposed class action filed against a popular beer maker argue that their lawsuit, filed against the company for its allegedly deceptive product labeling, should not be dismissed.
A major retailer is being sued over the ingredients in some varieties of its own brand of herbal supplements. Joel Cohn filed a lawsuit on Feb. 18 against Target Corp., alleging its brand of dietary supplements doesn't contain the ingredients listed on the labels.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - University of Phoenix, in a court filing earlier this month, argues that a proposed class action filed against it for allegedly engaging in fraudulent business practices should be dismissed.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) - Two health care providers are being sued in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida over claims that patient data was hacked three times and personal information was released.