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Multistate AG Coalition Settles with Google for $391.5 Million over Consumer Location Data Collection

USA - November 17 2022 A group of 40 AGs reached an agreement with Google LLC over the company’s allegedly violation of each State’s consumer protection laws by misleading…

AG Racine Sues Washington Commanders and NFL for Concealing Toxic Culture

USA - November 17 2022 District of Columbia AG Karl A. Racine sued Pro-Football Inc. d/b/a Washington Commanders and the team’s owner, Daniel Snyder (collectively, “the…

CFPB Publishes Complaint Bulletin Highlighting Rise in Crypto-Asset Complaints

USA - November 17 2022 The CFPB published a complaint bulletin analyzing consumer complaints it recently received related to crypto-assets. It highlights predominant…

Bipartisan AG Coalition Supports CFPB in Effort to Hold Student Loan Trusts Liable for Unlawful Debt Collection Practices

USA - November 17 2022 A bipartisan coalition of 23 AGs filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit arguing that student loan trusts are…

Multistate AG Coalition Settles with Walmart for $3.1 Billion over Opioid Allegations

USA - November 17 2022 A group of 16 AGs reached a settlement with Walmart Inc., pending approval by the full coalition of 43 states, to resolve allegations regarding the…

FTC Issues Policy Statement Broadening Authority to Enforce Federal Ban on Unfair Methods of Competition

USA - November 17 2022 The FTC issued a policy statement explaining that its authority to challenge unfair methods of competition under Section 5 of the FTC Act expands…

AG Bonta Secures $25 Million Settlement with Bosch for Alleged Role in Diesel Emissions Scandal

USA - November 10 2022 California AG Rob Bonta and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have reached a settlement with German multinational engineering electronics…

AG Healey Settles With Aveanna Healthcare over 2019 Data Breach

USA - November 10 2022 Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with Aveanna Healthcare, LLC to resolve allegations that the home healthcare company violated…

AG Bonta Sends Letters to Plastic Bag Manufacturers Demanding Substantiation of Recyclability Claims

USA - November 10 2022 California AG Rob Bonta sent letters to six manufacturers of plastic bags demanding that they substantiate express and implied claims that their…

Vonage Required to Pay $100 Million in Refunds to Consumers Who Faced Difficulties Cancelling Service

USA - November 10 2022 The FTC reached a settlement agreement with internet phone service provider Vonage America LLC and affiliate entities (collectively, “Vonage”) to…