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Democratic AGs Rally in Support of SEC's Climate Disclosure Rule in GOP Challenge

A coalition of 19 Democratic AGs, led by Massachusetts AG Andrea Joy Campbell and New York AG Leticia James, has moved to intervene in defense of the SEC’s climate disclosure rules (Final Rule) in a lawsuit filed by 25 Republican AGs in the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. The Final Rule—which the SEC…

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AG James v. Bond Co.: $811 Million Judgment Obtained Against Company Targeting Immigrants

New York AG Letitia James, along with the Massachusetts and Virginia AGs and the CFPB, obtained an $811 million judgment against Libre by Nexus, Inc., its parent company Nexus Services, Inc., and its principals (collectively, “Libre”), over allegations that Libre violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act and state consumer protection and debt collection laws by…

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New York Reaches SAT-isfactory Settlement with College Board

New York AG Letitia James settled with the College Board to resolve allegations that the non-profit organization violated state education law by improperly monetizing student data acquired through test administration. According to the AG’s office, the College Board allegedly used student data received in connection with the administration of the PSAT, SAT, and Advanced Placement…

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AG James to Citibank: No More Ignoring Red Flags

New York AG Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Citibank, N.A. alleging that the bank violated New York’s Executive Law and General Business Law by failing to enact sufficient data security measures or sufficiently respond to fraudulent activity to protect consumer funds. According to the complaint, the federal Electronic Fund Transfer Act provides consumers with…

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Alleged Debt Relief Scheme Accused of Pocketing $84 Million in Illegal Fees

Seven Democratic AGs partnered with the CFPB to file a lawsuit against StratFS, LLC, f/k/a Strategic Financial Solutions, LLC, and affiliated entities and individuals (collectively, “SFS”), alleging violations of the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (Telemarketing Act) and federal and state consumer protection laws through the operation of an illegal debt-relief scheme.…

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