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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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AGs Don’t Like NCAA’s Name-Image-Likeness Restrictions

Tennessee AG Jonathan Skrmetti and Virginia AG Jason Miyares filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association alleging that the organization’s restrictions on future student-athletes’ ability to commercially use their name, image, and likeness (NIL) constitute violations of federal antitrust law.

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Virginia AG: Increase Federal Regulation of Vapes – No Ifs, Ands, or Butts

Virginia AG Jason Miyares sent a letter to the FDA urging the agency to take action to prevent the distribution of illegal Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) products, such as e-cigarettes and vapes. In the letter, AG Miyares argues that increased federal enforcement and regulation is necessary to curb the influx of illegal ENDS products—which…

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Virginia AG: Monsanto to Pay $80 Million to Remediate PCB Contamination

Virginia AG Jason Miyares reached an $80 million settlement with Monsanto Co. to resolve allegations that the company’s distribution of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) caused environmental contamination in the state. PCBs are carcinogenic chemical compounds formerly used in industrial and consumer products, which accumulate in natural resources and do not dissolve. Monsanto produced almost all of…

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