Attorney General Karl A. Racine and 45 other state attorneys general today announced they have reached a $120 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy, to resolve allegations that the companies made false claims about reliability in promoting two hip implant devices.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 14 states in a letter to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) urging the agency to ensure strong consumer protections in guidance on small-dollar loans.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with Cuba Libre Rum Bar and Restaurant for discriminating against a transgender District resident and also introduced legislation to clarify the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) ability to protect District residents from discrimination.
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.