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Pennsylvania AG Settles for $11.4 Million over Allegedly Predatory Lending Scheme Targeting Low-Income Retail Purchasers

Pennsylvania AG Michelle Henry settled with Snap Finance LLC and its subsidiaries to resolve allegations the lending company violated various state consumer protection laws by providing predatory, deceptive loans to low-income individuals financing large retail purchases. According to the AG, Snap Finance marketed its loans as having short pay-back periods, but actually locked consumers into…

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AGs Settle with EyeMed for $2.5 Million after Allegedly Lax Data Security Lead to Data Breach

The AGs of Oregon, New Jersey, Florida, and Pennsylvania settled with EyeMed Vision Care LLC to resolve allegations that the company violated state consumer protection and personal information protection laws, as well as the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), by improperly securing consumer health data that was subsequently compromised in a data…

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Debt Collectors Receive Lifetime Ban in Settlement with FTC, Pennsylvania AG

The FTC and Pennsylvania AG Michelle Henry settled with International Credit Recovery, Inc. and two related individuals (collectively, “ICR”) to resolve allegations that ICR engaged in fraudulent debt collection efforts against organizations including schools, fire and police departments, and non-profits. According to the complaint, ICR worked in conjunction with American Future Systems, Inc. (AFS) to…

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Michelle Henry Confirmed as Pennsylvania AG Following Josh Shapiro’s Gubernatorial Win

Michelle Henry was confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate to serve as the state’s next AG. AG Henry was nominated by former AG Josh Shapiro to serve out the remainder of his term after he was elected Governor of Pennsylvania. AG Henry previously served as First Deputy Attorney General under former AG Shapiro. Prior to her…

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Mira Baylson Honored in PBJ’s 2022 Best of the Bar Awards

Mira Baylson of the Cozen O’Connor State AG Group was today named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the region’s most impactful lawyers in its annual Best of the Bar program. The program spans 10 categories of law, and this year 37 attorneys were honored for their contributions to the profession, based on their success over the last 15 months.

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