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Smart Home Monitoring Company Pays $20 Million to Settle Allegations of Consumer Credit Reports Misuse

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reached a settlement with smart home security and monitoring company Vivint Smart Homes Inc. (“Vivint”) to resolve allegations that it improperly obtained and misused consumer credit reports in violation of the FTC Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Red Flag rule.

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2020 AG Election Results

Ten AG elections were held on November 3, 2020. As of this writing, six incumbent AGs won their elections, and Republicans held the open-seats in Indiana and Montana. In the two undecided races, Democratic incumbents in North Carolina and Pennsylvania are narrowly leading Republican challengers.

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Sean Reyes has big lead over Greg Skordas in Utah attorney general race

(Deseret News) Democrat Greg Skordas has a lot of ground to cover in a short time to make the race against Republican Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes competitive. A new Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll shows Reyes with a commanding lead, though less than half of voters say they would choose him and nearly a quarter remain undecided. Read more...

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EPA Agrees to Clean up Its Toxic Waste Blowout

Utah AG Sean Reyes reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to resolve allegations of environmental and water contamination by the EPA and its contractors in violation of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) and the Utah Solid and Hazardous Waste Act.

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