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.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced lawsuits against six Maryland parents for falsifying District residency to send their children to District schools for free.

El Fiscal General Karl A. Racine presentó ayer comentarios oponiéndose firmemente a una ley propuesta por la Administración Trump que podría forzar a miles de inmigrantes legales del Distrito y millones a nivel nacional a arriesgar su futuro estatus migratorio legal si acceden a servicios básicos para sí mismos y sus familias.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine yesterday filed comments strongly opposing a proposed Trump Administration rule that could force thousands of legal immigrants in the District and millions nationwide to risk their future legal immigration status if they access basic services for themselves and their families.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that the District of Columbia has joined 42 states in a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC (Midland) for using illegal tactics to collect unverified debts.