Bad actors and scammers are targeting DC residents with the least financial resources, hitting them with hidden fees, high-interest loans, or even higher costs for services.
AG Racine Sues Washington Commanders for Cheating District Ticket Holders Out of Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a new lawsuit against Pro Football Inc., which owns the Washington Commanders football team, for implementing an illegal scheme to cheat District ticket holders out of their deposits for season tickets and use the money for its own purposes.
Today my office announced a lawsuit against the Commanders, their owner (Dan Snyder), the NFL, and the NFL Commissioner (Roger Goodell) for lying to and deceiving District residents—the heart of the Commanders’ fanbase.
AG Racine Sues Washington Commanders, Dan Snyder, NFL & NFL Commissioner Goodell for Deceiving DC Fans for Financial Gain
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a new lawsuit against the Washington Commanders, team owner Dan Snyder, the National Football League (NFL), and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for colluding to deceive District residents—Commanders’ core fans—about an investigation into toxic workplace culture and allegations of sexual assault to maintain a strong fanbase and increase profits.
Statement of Adam Teitelbaum, Director, Office of Consumer Protection, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
CONSUMER ALERT: Avoid Using Unencrypted Messaging Sites Like Facebook Messenger to Communicate About Seeking Abortion Services
While abortion remains fully legal in the District, consumers and those seeking abortions should be aware of how others may use their data, and they should take steps to protect themselves and their data and privacy.
The emergency bill increases training requirements for its board of commissioners, requires more frequent reporting on housing conditions to the D.C. Council, and clarifies that DCHA has long been required to follow DC’s consumer protection laws.
The Office of Consumer Protections has secured more than $125 million in penalties, restitution for DC consumers, and other payments through lawsuits and legal action since 2015.
AG Racine to Testify Today Before DC Council on His Landmark Bill to Modernize Civil Rights Laws & Stop Discrimination in Automated Decision-Making Tools
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today will participate in a hearing before the Council of the District of Columbia to advocate that the Council pass his landmark legislation that would modernize civil rights laws by prohibiting discrimination through the use of automated decision-making tools, known as algorithms, that impact residents’ everyday lives.
AG Racine Sues Tax Preparation Company for Cheating Thousands of DC Consumers With Misleading Cash Advance Promotion
AG Racine today filed a lawsuit against Liberty Tax, the third largest tax preparation service in the U.S., for misleading and secretly increasing the cost of tax preparation for thousands of DC taxpayers.