Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced four recent actions by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to ensure that tenants across the District, regardless of their income level or neighborhood, can live in safe, habitable housing.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that The Neiman Marcus Group LLC will pay $1.5 million and implement several policies to resolve a multistate investigation into a 2013 data breach that exposed its customers’ personal financial information.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Town Sports International (TSI), LLC, the operators of Washington Sports Clubs, over its deceptive cancellation and billing practices.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine and the attorneys general of 48 states announced a settlement with Career Education Corporation (CEC) – a for-profit college company – resolving allegations over deceptive recruiting and other illegal practices.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay $575 million in a 50-state settlement for, among other unfair and deceptive trade practices, opening millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolling customers into online banking services without their knowledge or consent.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine is leading a group of 15 state attorneys general in opposing payday lenders’ use of Indian tribes to skirt state laws protecting consumers from exorbitant interest rates and other predatory practices.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement, with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of a critical benchmark interest rate during and after the 2007-2008 financial crisis.
Today, we are filing a lawsuit against Facebook, Inc., because the company failed to protect its users’ personal information. We conducted an investigation and found evidence that Facebook’s lax oversight of its privacy protocols and confusing privacy settings put the personal information of millions of Americans at risk.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today sued Facebook, Inc. for failing to protect its users’ data, enabling abuses like one that exposed nearly half of all District residents’ data to manipulation for political purposes during the 2016 election.
On Wednesday, December 18, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the District of Columbia will hold a press call about an online privacy enforcement action.