DC consumers will be eligible for refunds under a settlement reached with T-Mobile USA, Inc. by the District of Columbia, all 50 states, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission, Interim DC Attorney General Eugene A. Adams announced today. In addition, the District government will receive a $191,042 settlement payment.
The $90 million national settlement resolves allegations that T-Mobile placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as “cramming.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michelle Suggs (50 years old) of Upper Marlboro, MD, a Central Intelligence Agency employee, was arrested yesterday after being charged in a 17-count Superior Court indictment with perjury, obstruction of justice, felony tax evasion, first degree fraud and various other tax offenses, Interim D.C. Attorney General Eugene A. Adams and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey S. DeWitt announced today.
The case originated in 2009, after the defendant was dismissed as a juror at the conclusion of a murder trial. The attorneys for the defendants in
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal district court has ruled in favor of the District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority, finding that the method used by the District to fund the exchange is constitutional and consistent with federal legislation, D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today. A lawsuit by the American Council of Life Insurers claimed that the District’s implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) was unconstitutional because the District charged assessments to insurance companies which did not participate in the sale of
WASHINGTON, D. C. -- A man recently convicted in Maryland of committing fraud against immigrants will be subject to a D.C. Court of Appeals Consent Order that prohibits him from describing himself as a provider of “immigration services” or providing advice on U.S. immigration law, D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today.
Ramon Octavio Escarfullet, Sr., agreed to the Consent Order after an investigation by the D.C. Court of Appeals Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law into whether he provided immigrants in D.C. with legal advice on U.S
WASHINGTON, D. C. -- The District of Columbia has obtained a preliminary injunction stopping further payment of fees by Community Academy Public Charter School to a for-profit management company owned by the school's founder, Kent Amos, D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today. The preliminary injunction order, issued yesterday by Superior Court Judge Neil E. Kravitz, at the urging of the Office of the Attorney General, prevents any further payments to the for-profit company, but allows the school to seek court approval for limited additional
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia (“OAG”) provides this public notice of a non-profit healthcare entity conversion under D.C. Code § 44-601 et seq.:
The District of Columbia’s State Health Planning and Development Agency (”SHPDA”) has requested that OAG review the Certificate of Need (“CON”) application of Brinton Woods Senior Living IV, LLC and Brinton Woods of Washington, D.C., LLC (“Brinton Woods”) to acquire the assets and operations of Carolyn Boone Lewis Health Center Inc. (“CBL”), a District
WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. consumers will be eligible for refunds from an $80 million fund to be established under a national settlement reached with AT&T Mobility, LLC, by the District of Columbia, all 50 states, and two federal agencies, D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today. The settlement resolves allegations that AT&T placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as “cramming.”
The settlement was jointly announced at the Wilson Building in the District of Columbia
WASHINGTON, D. C. – The Child Support Services Division of the D.C. Attorney General’s office (OAG) has won a federal grant of $150,000 to seek to improve early intervention approaches to encourage non-custodial parents to become more consistent payers of child support, D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today. Combined with $291,176 in federal matching funds, OAG will receive a total of $441,176 for the first year. The office will be eligible for a total of $1,147,057 over 5 years.
The project will be fully funded by the federal government
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ariel Levinson-Waldman, the Senior Counsel to D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan, has won the Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Young Public Lawyer of the Year Award from the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA), Attorney General Nathan proudly announced today. The award was presented this past weekend in Baltimore at the IMLA annual convention. It is given annually to one lawyer in the country under the age of forty “to recognize a public law practitioner who has provided outstanding service to the public and who possesses an exemplary