Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Elevate, an online lender, for deceptively marketing high-cost loans carrying interest rates far above the District’s cap on interest rates.
AG Racine Announces Santander Will Provide $2 Million In Relief To District Consumers For Unfair, High-Risk Auto Loans
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a $550 million multistate settlement with Santander Consumer USA, Inc. (Santander) for making unfair and high-risk auto loans to consumers nationwide.
On May 5, 2020, the DC Council enacted critical emergency legislation to protect District residents during the COVID-19 crisis.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Consumer Complaint Report” about problems District consumers are experiencing during the District’s ongoing state of emergency.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today alerted District residents about new consumer protections that increase transparency in the funeral industry during the COVID-19 emergency.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Helen Mart, a convenience store located in Ward 7, for price gouging during the District’s state of emergency.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today alerted District residents that they are protected from most types of debt collection actions during the COVID-19 emergency.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that Town Sports International, LLC (TSI), the parent company of Washington Sports Club (WSC), will stop charging members while gyms are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Especially now, many Americans are admirably trying to help those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis through charitable donations—but beware of scams.
AG Racine Leads Multistate Effort to Strengthen Federal Consumer Protections for Funeral Home Services
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 22 Attorneys General calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enhance consumer protections around funeral home services.