News & Updates

The Office of Attorney General’s Legal Efforts Protecting Elders and Vulnerable Adults

Since 2019, OAG has obtained more than $544,000 in judgments and settlements for violations of the District’s financial exploitation statute.

Topics: Elder Justice

The Office of the Attorney General’s Actions to Promote Environmental Justice

Since 2014, OAG has recovered $60,641,399 to promote environmental justice in the District through legal action.

The Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Victories

The Office of Consumer Protections has secured more than $125 million in penalties, restitution for DC consumers, and other payments through lawsuits and legal action since 2015.

The Office of Attorney General’s Legal Efforts to Hold Tech Companies Accountable

Big Tech companies have misled District consumers, charged excessive amounts for services, consolidated power and stifled competition, and skirted District laws to illegally reap more profits at the expense of consumers and workers.

The Office of the Attorney General’s Legal Victories Cracking Down on Wage Theft

Far too often, OAG has seen employers cheat District workers out of hard-earned wages and break the law to gain an unfair edge over competitors.

Topics: Worker Rights

The Office of the Attorney General’s Legal Victories Protecting Housing for DC Residents

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has been using all the tools in our toolbox to preserve existing housing and protect tenants.

T-Mobile customers should take action to protect their identities, as their data may be for sale on the dark web

Residents who were impacted by the massive data breach announced by T-Mobile in August 2021 should take steps to protect their information from identity theft, because they are at heightened risk as a result of the breach.

OP-ED: We sued the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers to prevent another Jan. 6

That’s why we are teaming up in a landmark lawsuit against two violent groups and their members and affiliates for their role in the Jan. 6 attack. The litigation, filed Tuesday, is the first civil case brought by a government body to hold insurrectionists — here, the Proud Boys, Oath Keepers…

Topics: Other

OP-ED: The Mayor Must Step Up and Reform the DC Jail

Recent reports of squalid conditions in the District’s jail are unfortunately not new. But they should finally serve as a clarion call to District leaders to take bold action. Instead of making modest improvements to our crumbling jail, the District must use this moment to take a different…

Topics: Other

OP-ED: Dear SCOTUS, 3.5 Million Americans in territories deserve same federal benefits

What do American citizens living in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa all have in common? They lack equal access to federal social safety net programs, like Supplemental Security Income and food stamps that lift families and children out…

Topics: Civil Rights