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AG Racine Urges Facebook to Halt Weapon Accessory Advertisements Amid Heightened Threats Ahead of Inauguration

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Illinois AG Kwame Raoul, Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, and New Jersey AG Gurbir S. Grewal, today issued a letter urging Facebook to halt advertisements of military tactical gear and weapon accessories until after the inauguration.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Rule Allowing Predatory Lenders to Gut State Consumer Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of eight Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that would make it easier for predatory lenders to bypass state interest rate caps.

D.C. Secures $85K Over Home Depot Data Breach

Last month, our office, along with 45 state Attorneys General obtained a $17.5 million settlement against The Home Depot over a 2014 data breach exposing the payment card information of nearly 40 million of its customers nationwide.

D.C. Consumers: Important Update Regarding Washington Sports Clubs

AG Racine continues to fight for fair treatment of consumers and the refunds and credits they are owed by Washington Sports Club.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit Seeking to End Google’s Illegal Monopoly in Search

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a bipartisan coalition of 38 attorneys general in suing Google LLC for use of anticompetitive exclusionary contracts and conduct to maintain its monopoly power over online search engines and related advertising markets.

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AG Racine Announces Urban Athletic Club Will Comply With COVID-19 Emergency Measures

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Urban Athletic Club, a District gym chain, has agreed to comply with emergency COVID-19 health and safety requirements.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit Seeking to End Facebook’s Illegal Monopoly

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a bipartisan coalition of 48 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging that the company has illegally stifled competition to maintain its overwhelming market dominance and boost profit, harming consumers, competitors, and…

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AG Racine Announces District Borrowers Will Receive $146K+ from Nationwide Settlement with Mr. Cooper Over Mortgage Servicing Failures

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a coalition of 51 Attorneys General reached an $86.3 million settlement with Mr. Cooper, a mortgage servicer, resolving allegations that the company violated consumer protection laws while servicing mortgage loans nationwide.

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AG Racine Announces Bates Trucking Must Pay $78K for Unlicensed Trash Hauling in Residential Neighborhoods Before 7AM

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement requiring Bates Trucking Co. Inc., a solid waste disposal company, to pay $78,702 to the District for illegally collecting in residential neighborhoods, including Dupont Circle and Logan Circle, late at night and early in the morning…

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AG Racine Reaches $2.5 Million Agreement with DoorDash for Misrepresenting that Consumer Tips Would Go to Food Delivery Drivers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with DoorDash, Inc., a food delivery service, requiring it to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that it misled D.C. consumers and used tips left for workers to boost the company’s bottom line.