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AG Racine Congratulates Three Former OAG Attorneys Who Will Serve as Law Clerks for New Court of Appeals Judge Loren L. AliKhan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today congratulated three former attorneys from his office for becoming the first clerks for District of Columbia Court of Appeals Associate Judge Loren L. AliKhan. Following their clerkships for Judge AliKhan, all three will serve as law clerks on federal courts…

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AG Racine Sues Grubhub for Charging Hidden Fees & Using Misleading Marketing Tactics During the COVID-19 Pandemic to Increase Profits at the Expense of Consumers & Restaurants

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Grubhub Holdings, Inc. and Grubhub, Inc. (Grubhub), a food delivery company, for charging hidden fees and using deceptive marketing tactics during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic to increase profits at the expense of consumers and…

At My Office, Every Week is Consumer Protection Week

Even though last week was National Consumer Protection week, at my office, every week is Consumer Protection Week. That’s because consumers like you play a key role in identifying and alerting our office to deceptive businesses, scams, and fraudsters.

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Testimony

OAG Testimony on Bill 24-0227, Financial Services Innovation and Regulatory Sandbox Creation Act of 2021

Statement of Benjamin Wiseman, Director, Office of Consumer Protection Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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AG Racine Announces Caroline Van Zile to Serve as Solicitor General

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Caroline S. Van Zile will serve as Solicitor General for the District of Columbia.

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AG Racine Releases New Report During Consumer Protection Week Showing That Consumer Complaints to OAG Reached the Highest Level Ever in 2021

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a new report during Consumer Protection Week highlighting the drastic increase in consumer complaints to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in 2021, largely due to the office’s efforts to stand up for consumers, and the amount of money the…

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AG Racine Leads Coalition of 16 Attorneys General Backing Illinois Law Limiting Participation in Federal Immigration Detention

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 16 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief defending the Illinois Way Forward Act (the “Act”), which prohibits state and local governments from contracting with the federal government to detain individuals for civil immigration violations…

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AG Racine Announces Local Nonprofits That Will Run Cure The Streets Violence Reduction Program Sites in Four New Neighborhoods

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced grant awards to four community-based organizations that will run new Cure the Streets violence reduction program sites in Wards 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8.  

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We Secured Nearly $80 Million for DC, including from the Sackler Family & Purdue Pharma, to Support Victims of the Opioid Crisis

Today, attorneys general from the District and eight other states reached a landmark agreement that requires the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma to pay a total of up to $6 billion – an additional $1.7 billion more than an initial agreement that some states agreed to last year. It resolves the…

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AG Racine Announces Sackler Family & Purdue Pharma Will Pay $6 Billion for Their Role in Creating & Profiting from the Opioid Crisis - $1.7 Billion More Than Initial Agreement

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced the District and eight other states reached a landmark settlement agreement that requires the Sackler family to pay a total of up to $6 billion – an additional $1.7 billion more than the initial agreement – to resolve the family’s and Purdue Pharma…

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