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PFAS-t and Furious: Five More AGs Sue “Forever Chemical” Manufacturers

Arizona AG Kris Mayes, Maryland AG Anthony G. Brown, Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha, and Washington AG Bob Ferguson filed separate lawsuits against manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for alleged violations of state environmental and consumer protection laws related to PFAS contamination in their respective states’ waterways. The Arizona,…

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Don’t Lien on Me: Home Improvement Business Pays for Deceptive Practices

An Ohio court entered a final judgment in a case brought by AG Dave Yost against Neil Construction Co., Inc. and its owner for allegedly defrauding customers in violation of state consumer protection laws. According to the Court’s order granting summary judgment, the home improvement business committed unfair deceptive acts and practices including placing liens…

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CFPB: Add-On Products for Loans Must Be Truly Optional

The CFPB issued an order against OneMain Financial, Inc. and affiliated entities for allegedly deceptive acts and practices in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 in connection with providing personal installment loans. According to the order, the lender deceived consumers into signing up for optional add-on products such as roadside assistance benefits…

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AG James Alleges Sporting Goods Retailer Whiffed on Defending Consumer Data

New York AG Letitia James settled with Sports Warehouse, Inc. and affiliated entities to resolve allegations that the online sporting goods retailer maintained poor data security practices that led to the compromise of personal information of over 136,000 New York consumers. According to AG James, a cyber attacker was able to gain access to Sports…

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