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AG Racine Announces Actions in Six Cases Related to Financial Exploitation of Older and Vulnerable District Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the filing of four cases and resolution of two others concerning financial exploitation of elderly and vulnerable adults.

Topics: Elder Justice
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AG Racine Sues Home Health Care Agency for Defrauding District Medicaid Program of More than $3 Million

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Vizion One, a home health care provider, for defrauding the District’s Medicaid program of more than $3 million. In the lawsuit, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) alleges that Vizion One engaged in an elaborate scheme to…

Stopping Charity Fundraising Phone Scams: What Consumers Need to Know

This week, the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, along with the Federal Trade Commission and 46 agencies from 38 states, shut down the operators of a massive and long-running charity fundraising phone scam.

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AG Racine Releases Report Detailing 2020 Consumer Protection Trends

Today, Attorney General Karl A. Racine released a year-end “Consumer Complaint Report” about issues District consumers faced in 2020, a year largely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the action the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) took to protect consumers.

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AG Racine Leads 20 Attorneys General in Supreme Court Brief Supporting the Rights of Temporary Protected Status Holders to Become Permanent Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, led a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing a brief with the United States Supreme Court supporting the ability of individuals living in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to…

Topics: Immigration
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AG Racine Leads Coalition of 24 Attorneys General Supporting Schools' Ability to Protect Students from Bullying

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, today led a coalition of 24 attorneys general in a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to preserve schools’ ability to address cyberbullying and other forms of off-campus bullying that…

Topics: Other

Commemorating Black History & Women’s History Month

While February is an opportunity to celebrate the tremendous contributions of African Americans throughout history, we also recognize that the struggle for equality for people of color in the United States continues.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Leads Coalition of Attorneys General Defending Family Reunification Programs for Haitian and Filipino Immigrants

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul co-led a group of 20 attorneys general urging the Biden administration to abandon Trump-era plans to terminate family reunification programs impacting Haitian and Filipino immigrants.

Topics: Immigration
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AG Racine Announces $624K+ Court Judgement Against Neglectful Landlord And Settlements With Two Other District Property Owners And Managers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) won a court judgment in a lawsuit against Thomas K. Stephenson, a neglectful landlord who endangered the health and safety of tenants at two Ward 7 apartment buildings, and resolved two other housing…

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Sues AT&T for Overcharging the District Government Millions of Dollars for Cell Phone and Internet Services

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against AT&T Mobility National Accounts LLC (AT&T) over its failure to comply with a long-term contract for cell phone and internet services, which resulted in millions of dollars of overcharges to the District