BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 14 that she and Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman are leading led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state attorneys general in urging Congress to fund the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in the fiscal year 2019 commerce, justice, science and related agencies appropriations bill. “
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York acting attorney general Barbara D. Underwood announced a lawsuit May 16 against Bell Pet Company LLC and owners Theodore and Sheila Bell for allegedly selling puppies without having had the dogs examined by a veterinarian, which is mandated under state law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced May 17 that he has joined the attorneys general of New York and Oregon in urging the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision to deny the states’ motion to intervene in a case regarding Obama-era regulations for financial advisers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced May 3 that Mikey & Momo Inc. and its principals, Michael Fensterstock and Melissa Matarese Fensterstock, will settle allegations of using deceptive advertising to sell purportedly mosquito-repelling perfume sprays and scented candles.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced April 30 that BLU Products Inc., a mobile phone manufacturer, and co-owner and President Samuel Ohev-Zion, will settle allegations the company allowed a third-party service provider in China to collect detailed personal information about consumers.