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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 other things.

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CFPB Orders Regions Bank to Pay for Surprise Overdraft Fees

The CFPB has reached a settlement with Regions Bank to resolve allegations that Regions charged its customers overdraft fees on certain ATM withdrawals and debit card purchases even after telling consumers they had sufficient funds—known as “authorized-positive overdraft fees”—in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010. According to the CFPB, many consumers did…

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AG Rokita Recovers $2.9 Million for Medicaid Overbilling

Indiana AG Todd Rokita announced a settlement with hospital network Parkview Health System, Inc. to resolve allegations that four hospitals in the network (collectively, “Parkview”) violated Indiana’s Medicaid False Claims Act by overbilling for services. According to the Settlement Agreement, between January 1, 2017 and March 1, 2021, Parkview submitted claims to Indiana Medicaid for…

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AG James Sues Crypto Companies Over Alleged Failure to Register and Misrepresentations

New York AG Letitia James sued Cayman Islands-based cryptocurrency companies Nexo Inc. and Nexo Capital, Inc. (collectively, “Nexo”), alleging that Nexo violated New York’s Martin Act and Executive Law by failing to register with the state as securities and commodities brokers or dealers and for misrepresenting its registration status to investors.

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AG Bonta Conditionally Approves Nonprofit Retirement Communities Transaction

California AG Rob Bonta has conditionally approved the sale of California-Nevada Methodist Homes (Methodist)—a nonprofit that operates two continuing care retirement communities—to real estate firm Pacifica Companies LLC (Pacifica). The $34 million sale is part of Methodist’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and has already been approved by the Bankruptcy Court.

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