Phone Scam Alert

The “one ring” scam is when scammers call you from an international number, hang up after letting it ring once, and hope that you call them back so that you will be charged long distance fees.

Sheet metal worker

Last week, we announced our largest wage theft win to date. OAG secured a settlement with Airway Sheet Metal Co. that will provide more than $100,000 in unpaid wages to 40 workers. 

RJ Team

Last week, the Obama Foundation announced its second-ever class of Fellows, a group of 20 civic innovators from around the world who are working to address society’s most pressing problems.

Marijuana

Congress continues to prohibit the District from spending money to enact or carry out any law, rule or regulation to legalize or reduce penalties for marijuana.

Ask Listen Learn

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and as the month winds down, it’s important to take the momentum from this month’s initiatives to encourage responsible alcohol use year-round for District residents.

AG Racine Testifying at Budget Hearing

Last week, I testified before the Council supporting OAG’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal, which focuses on protecting District residents and saving taxpayers money.

Do the Write Thing winner being interviewed
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Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—an annual effort to raise awareness about the harmful impact of child abuse and provide resources to build strong and thriving families.

Samuel Cuadro

Recently, OAG took action against a local company and its owner for preying upon dozens of foreign teachers working in D.C. schools who were trying to navigate a new culture and a complex visa system.     

100 Dollar Bills

Despite the billions of dollars generated each year by the legal marijuana businesses operating in 33 states and the District of Columbia, the legal marijuana market in this country remains frustratingly, and hazardously, unable to participate within the traditional United States banking system.