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Multistate AG Coalition Settles with Walmart for $3.1 Billion over Opioid Allegations

A group of 16 AGs reached a settlement with Walmart Inc., pending approval by the full coalition of 43 states, to resolve allegations regarding the company’s role in contributing to the nationwide opioid crisis. The settlement resolves allegations that Walmart pharmacies distributed and dispensed prescription opioid pain medication improperly. Under the terms of the settlement…

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AG James Settles With Cookware Company Over Return Policies

New York AG Letitia James settled with cookware company Hy Cite Enterprises, LLC—which owns the brands Royal Prestige and Kitchen Charm—to resolve allegations that Hy Cite’s door-to-door sales practices violated the state’s Door-to-Door Sales Protection Act, Executive Law, General Business Law, and Personal Property Law. According to the AG’s office, Hy Cite, the products of…

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AG James Secures $1.9 Million Settlement with Online Retailer For Security Breach

New York AG Letitia James secured a $1.9 million settlement with online fashion retailer Zoetop Business Company, Ltd. – which owns and operates popular e-commerce brands SHEIN and ROMWE – and SHEIN Distribution Corporation (collectively “SHEIN”) to resolve allegations that the companies violated New York consumer protection laws by mishandling customer data and misrepresenting the…

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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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