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Wisconsin AG and FTC Team Up to Bring Suit over Alleged $90 Million Timeshare Exit Scam

Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul and the FTC filed a lawsuit against Consumer Law Protection, LLC and its affiliated entities and owners (collectively, “Consumer Law Protection”) for allegedly violating the state’s consumer protection laws, the FTC Act, and the Cooling-Off Rule by operating a fraudulent timeshare exit scheme that targeted senior citizens. According to the complaint,…

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Teva and Allergan Reach Proposed Settlements Totaling $6.6 Billion over Opioid Allegations

A group of 8 AGs reached agreements with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Allergan Limited, as well as their respective affiliated entities, to resolve allegations regarding the companies’ roles in contributing to the nationwide opioid crisis. The Teva and Allergan settlements, the latest in a series of settlements between AGs and manufacturers, distributors, and retailers…

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Bipartisan AG Coalition Urges FTC to Implement Rules to Protect Consumer Data

A group of 33 AGs wrote a letter to the FTC urging it to implement rules to prevent harm caused by companies’ online surveillance of consumers in response to the FTC’s August 2022 Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security.

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Multistate AG Coalition Files Brief in D.C. Circuit to Support Vacating EPA Vehicle Emissions Standards

A group of 16 AGs filed a brief in the D.C. Court of Appeals arguing that the EPA did not have the authority to promulgate substantially more stringent greenhouse gas emissions standards for vehicle carbon dioxide emissions. The AGs—all Republicans—petitioned the Court to vacate the EPA’s “Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light Duty Vehicle…

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Google and iHeartMedia Settle with Multistate AG Coalition over Pixel 4 Radio Endorsements

A group of 6 AGs and the FTC settled with Google LLC and iHeartMedia, Inc. over the companies’ alleged violation of the states’ consumer protection laws and the FTC Act by airing false endorsements of Google’s Pixel 4 cell phone.

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