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Nonprofit Landlord Accused of Keeping Rental Properties in Egregious Disrepair

Indiana AG Todd Rokita sued rental property owner Fox Lake AHF, Inc. (“Fox Lake”), a nonprofit, and its rental management company, Aloft Mgt, LLC (“Aloft”), over allegations that they allowed two large apartment complexes with thousands of residents to fall into disrepair in violation of Indiana’s Deceptive Consumer Sales Act and Nonprofit Corporations Act. In addition, by serving as a management company for Fox Lake, Aloft allegedly engaged in the unlicensed practice of real estate in violation of Indiana’s Home Loan Practices Act.

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39 Attorneys General, FTC Shut Down Alleged Charity Scammers Using Robocalls

A bipartisan group of 39 AGs, led by Michigan AG Dana Nessel, and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reached a settlement with tele-fundraising company Associated Community Services and related entities and individuals (collectively, “ACS”) over allegations that ACS engaged in a fraudulent charitable solicitation scheme that used tens of millions of illegal robocalls to solicit…

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Alleged Scammers Collected Tens of Millions of Dollars for Fake Charities

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison, New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal, New York AG Letitia James, Virginia AG Mark Herring and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reached a settlement with Mark Gelvan, multiple companies under his control, and his associates (collectively “Defendants”) over allegations that they ran a deceptive fundraising scheme in violation of the FTC Act, the Telemarketing Sales Rule, and various state laws relating to charitable organizations and consumer protection.

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Minnesota Attorney General Seeks to Remove Charity’s Trustees for Alleged Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Self-Dealing

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison petitioned the Ramsey County Probate Court to remove the trustees of the Otto Bremer Trust (“OBT”) and to appoint a slate of proposed fiduciaries in their place over allegations that the current trustees breached their fiduciary duty in violation of Minnesota’s Charitable Trusts and Trustees Act and Trust Code.

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