Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has filed lawsuits against three personal care aides alleging that they cheated the District’s Medicaid program out of more than $85,000 by filing false timesheets.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the District of Columbia has reached a settlement with Aetna, Inc., resolving a multi-state investigation into the company’s mishandling of protected health information and improper disclosures of patients’ HIV status.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine has joined 10 states to urge the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Federal Student Aid Acting Chief Operating Officer Jim Manning to address the severe shortage of applicants to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program who have had their federal student loans forgiven.

Statement of Elizabeth Wilkins
Senior Counsel for Policy

Statement of Benjamin M. Wiseman
Office of Consumer Protection

Statement of Deputy Attorney General Toni Michelle Jackson
Public Interest Division

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 19 state attorneys general to stop the Trump Administration from arbitrarily blocking immigrants who seek asylum from domestic violence or gang terrorism in their home countries. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, AG Racine and his counterparts argue that the Trump Administration ignored decades of federal law and policy designed to protect asylum-seekers who are persecuted in their home countries because of their gender,

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced that the District of Columbia and all 50 states have reached a nationwide settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) for hiding a data breach in 2016.

Statement of Karl A. Racine
Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has launched a Special Victims Unit (SVU) to focus on prosecuting crimes against some of the most vulnerable people in the District: sexual assault victims, young children, elders, people with disabilities, and children at risk for human trafficking.