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AG Racine Sues Online Lender for Making Predatory and Deceptive Loans to 4,000+ District Consumers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Opportunity Financial, LLC (OppFi), a predatory online lender, for deceptively marketing illegal high-interest loans to District consumers.

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AG Racine Announces Successful Conclusion of Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's Food Assistance Cuts, Urges Congress to Expand Program

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the federal court of appeals in D.C. dismissed an appeal of a decision striking down the Trump Administration’s attempt to revoke food assistance for approximately 700,000 Americans. 

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AG Racine Announces $188.6 Million Multistate Settlement with Medical Device Manufacturer Boston Scientific Corporation

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a multistate settlement with Boston Scientific Corporation (Boston Scientific) to resolve allegations that the company deceptively marketed transvaginal surgical mesh devices to patients.

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AG Racine Announces Nonprofit Housing Corporation Will Remedy Health and Safety Issues at Shaw Property

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the owner of the Foster House Apartments, a federally subsidized complex in the Shaw neighborhood, has agreed to remedy emergency housing conditions that threaten the health and safety of tenants, many of whom are elderly or have disabilities…

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AG Racine Sues Security Company for Underpaying Workers in Violation of the District's Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Laws

Today, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced a lawsuit against Executive Security Services LLC (ESS) and its founder, Justin Allen, for failing to pay workers minimum wage, overtime, and sick leave required by District law. 

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AG Racine Urges Federal Government to Revise Antiquated Aircraft Noise Policy that Affects Residents Near National Airport

Attorney General Karl A. Racine urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to revise its outdated and inadequate noise policy and apply the policy consistently. 

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Coalition of 24 Attorneys General Express Opposition to Opioid Manufacturer Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Plan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine joined 23 other state attorneys general in issuing a statement expressing disappointment in a plan filed by opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma in bankruptcy court.

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AG Racine Announces Settlement With American Medical Collection Agency Over 2019 Data Breach Affection 12,530 District Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with American Medical Collection Agency (“AMCA”) resolving a multistate investigation into a 2019 data breach that exposed the personal information of up to 21 million individuals, including 12,530 District residents.

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AG Racine Sues Washington Sports Club For Flouting COVID-19 Emergency Orders

Attorney General Karl A. Racine filed a lawsuit against the parent company of Washington Sports Club for failing to comply with the District’s health and safety orders related to COVID-19.

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AG Racine Announces Actions in Six Cases Related to Financial Exploitation of Older and Vulnerable District Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the filing of four cases and resolution of two others concerning financial exploitation of elderly and vulnerable adults.

Topics: Elder Justice