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Experian and T-Mobile Agree to Combined $15 Million Multistate Settlements over 2015 Data Breach

A group of 40 AGs reached settlements with Experian Information Solutions, Inc. and T-Mobile USA, Inc. concerning a 2015 data breach experienced by Experian that allegedly compromised the personal information of more than 15 million individuals in violation of the states’ consumer protection acts, personal information protection acts, and security breach notification laws.

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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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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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AG Frosh Announces Settlement with Alleged Polluting Poultry Plant

Maryland AG Brian Frosh and the Maryland Department of the Environment reached a settlement with poultry processor Valley Proteins, LLC to resolve allegations that Valley Proteins illegally discharged pollutants into a tributary river of the Chesapeake Bay for over a year in violation of state water pollution laws and the company’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination…

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Brown Wins Maryland Democratic AG Primary

Congressman Anthony Brown has emerged as the victor over former Judge Katie Curran O’Malley in the Maryland Democratic primary race for attorney general. Brown will face off against Republican nominee Michael Peroutka in the November general election. The win positions Brown, a three-term congressman and two-term lieutenant governor under Martin O’Malley, to potentially make history…

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