WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced Manuel E. Jesus and his newsletter company Wealthpire Inc. will pay close to $1.5 million after allegations of defrauding subscribers through false statements and misrepresentations.
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum has announced the state of Oregon, Oracle America Inc. and Oracle reseller Mythics Inc. have agreed to a settlement in the Oregon health care exchange case.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against M.G. Oil Company, operators of Happy Jack’s Casino in South Dakota, for allegations for disability discrimination.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced a settlement agreement with John Renna, who does business as Renna Optical, after allegations he caused Medicaid to pay for eyewear in violation of Medicaid billing rules.
The federal lawmakers, in a letter sent to the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier this month, urged the bureau to consider including a provision in the final rule that allows financial companies to retain class action waivers in their arbitration clauses. Under the CFPB’s current proposal, companies would be prohibited from putting mandatory arbitration clauses in new contracts.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced a decision by the Fourth District Court of Appeals that keeps in place Bondi’s motion to enjoin E-Racer Tech LLC and owner James N. Veser from doing business in Florida and freezing assets.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Aug. 22, asserting the city of Berkeley illegally interfered with the sale of its historic main office and property in the city center.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – An arbitration clause in a payday loan contract came under scrutiny recently when a banking institution appealed a previous court’s ruling that found the provision unenforceable because it required parties to arbitrate in an unavailable forum.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that Mayflower Seafood in Goldsboro, N.C., will pay $81,500 after allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against New York excavation and construction company Laquila for allegations of racial harassment.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced fraud charges against William J. Sears, Scott M. Dittman and Cliffe R. Bodden for their alleged scheme involving illegal stock sales and false financial filings of a company that makes containers for growing marijuana.