Monthly Archives: January 2017

Moody’s settles with AG, to pay Connecticut $31.5 million

January 16, 2017 – A lawsuit originated by the state attorney general’s office in 2010 against one of the villains in “The Big Short,” the book-and-movie depiction of the factors behind the 2008 market collapse, ended Friday with an $864 million national settlement that will bring Connecticut’s general fund $31.5 million. Moody’s, the nation credit… Read more »

Morrisey files lawsuit against Metro Properties Management

January 12, 2017 – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that Metro Property Management charged its tenants numerous fees in violation of state consumer protection laws. Metro, the state’s largest residential landlord, primarily caters to students in Morgantown and other campus communities throughout the state. Metro is accused of charging… Read more »

AG files lawsuit against Raleigh County pharmacy

January 5, 2017 – The attorney general’s office filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Raleigh County pharmacy for allegedly dispensing millions of prescription painkillers over a seven year period despite significant competition. According to the lawsuit, Crab Orchard Pharmacy Inc. in Crab Orchard, provided customers with 4.6 million doses of hydrocodone and oxycodone. Crab Orchard… Read more »

Trump University Lawsuit Settled: State Attorneys General November 28 Update

November 28, 2016 – New York AG Eric Schneiderman has announced that a settlement agreement has been reached in the “Trump University case.” According to AG Schneiderman’s announcement, the NY AG’s office sued Donald Trump in 2013 for “swindling thousands of innocent Americans out of millions of dollars through a scheme known as Trump University.”… Read more »

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey seeks dismissal of federal lawsuit over ‘copycat’ assault weapons crackdown

November 22, 2016 – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit brought by four Massachusetts gun shops over her crackdown on “copycat” assault weapons. The four shops’ lawsuit alleged Healey’s crackdown, first announced in July, was “unconstitutionally vague, invalid, and unenforceable.” They were joined in the lawsuit… Read more »