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Missouri AG Schmitt Sues Residential Solar Power Company for Alleged Misrepresentations, Shoddy Installations

Missouri AG Eric Schmitt sued residential solar energy company Power Home Solar, LLC over allegations that Power Home used false promises, misrepresentation, and omissions, among other things, in the marketing, sales, installation, and service of its residential solar power systems in violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

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Maryland, Securities Regulators Settle With BlockFi Over Alleged Failure to Register When Selling Crypto Securities

Maryland AG Brian Frosh and the Securities Commissioner of Maryland joined other state securities regulators and the US Securities and Exchange Commission in reaching a settlement with digital-asset financial services company BlockFi Lending LLC to resolve allegations that BlockFi illegally sold unregistered securities in the form of interest-bearing digital assets. According to the Consent Order,…

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Texas AG Paxton Joins Multistate Investigation of S&P Global’s ESG Ratings

Texas AG Ken Paxton issued a Civil Investigative Demand under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act to S&P Global, Inc., a credit rating agency, seeking documents and information regarding S&P’s use of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings in its credit ratings analysis. According to the AG’s office, the CID is part of Texas’…

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Arizona AG Fines Google $85 Million Over Alleged Deceptive Location Tracking

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich reached a settlement agreement with Google to resolve allegations that the internet search and technology company unlawfully obtained users’ location data and used that information to sell advertisements and analyze their effectiveness in violation of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.

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AG Frosh Settles with Kushner-Backed Management Co. Over Alleged Rental Violations

Maryland AG Brian Frosh reached a settlement with Westminster Management, LLC—a company owned by the family of Jared Kushner—to resolve allegations that Westminster and several related corporate entities (collectively, “Westminster”) violated Maryland’s Consumer Protection Act and other statutes by assessing tenants a wide range of illegal fees and failing to property maintain rental properties, among…

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