News & Updates
Since 2019, OAG has obtained more than $468,000 in judgments and settlements for violations of the District’s financial exploitation statute.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) achieved significant wins in two lawsuits against individuals who financially exploited vulnerable seniors. One lawsuit involved a nursing assistant at a long-term care facility who was stealing from …
On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, AG Racine Announces Settlement of Investigation Into Allegations That Car Dealership Financially Exploited 86-Year-Old
On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the positive resolution of an investigation—stemming from a report by a community member—into allegations that a Maryland car dealership financially exploited an 86-year-old District resident. He also encouraged…
During Older Americans Month, AG Racine Encourages DC Residents To Spot, Prevent & Report Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation
During Older Americans Month in May, Attorney General Karl A. Racine is encouraging District residents to learn how to keep loved ones’ safe from elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and to report these harmful practices to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) so older Americans can live…
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.
Admitting a loved one to a nursing facility can be a difficult and costly choice. Family members making this decision should have the peace of mind that they are being treated fairly during the process.
AG Racine Files Lawsuits to Protect District Seniors Defrauded by Family Members and Home Health Aide
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) filed five lawsuits against family members and a home health aide alleging they financially exploited vulnerable adults in the District.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued a consumer alert with tips and resources to help District seniors and other vulnerable residents protect themselves from abuse and exploitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.