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Nationwide Task Force Formed, Aimed at Eliminating Robocalls

August 2, 2022 – Connecticut’s Attorney General wants to stop robocalls and hold those who enable them accountable. William Tong has announced the formation of the nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force. It’s a 50-state coalition and Connecticut is taking a leadership role, being part of its Executive Committee. In a news conference Tuesday, Tong said… Read more »

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Announces Multi-State Deal Forgiving Millions of Dollars in Jewelry Debt for Military Members

July 27, 2022 – Last week, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Harris Jewelers, a national jewelry outlet, would provide over $1.5 million in debt relief and refunds to over 1,000 service members in Washington. According to Ferguson, Harris Jewelers preyed on active duty service members, convincing them to sign contracts violating state and… Read more »

AG Rosenblum Demands Federal Action on Toxic Metals in Baby Foods

June 29, 2022 – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 22 state attorneys general calling on the heads of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take immediate action to reduce the amount of toxic metals in baby food. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf, Deputy… Read more »

Nevada joins $1.25 million settlement over Carnival Cruise Line data breach

June 22, 2022 – On Wednesday, Attorney General Aaron D. Ford announced Nevada has obtained a $1.25 million multistate settlement with Florida-based Carnival Cruise Line as part of a coalition of 46 attorneys general. The settlement follows an investigation into a 2019 data breach that compromised the personal information of approximately 180,000 Carnival employees and… Read more »

Colorado attorney general talks dangers of social media on public health

June 1, 2022 – On Wednesday, The National Constitution Center and the National Association of Attorneys General hosted an online town hall to address the potential dangers of various social media platforms. Featured on the panel were Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, who discussed the role of state attorneys… Read more »

Following letter from AG Moody, FCC is taking action against foreign robocalls

May 26, 2022 – The Federal Communications Commission is taking action to decrease illicit, foreign robocalls following a request from Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and other state attorneys general. In January, Moody sent a letter to the FCC urging the agency to implement new measures that will help prevent foreign-based illegal robocalls used to… Read more »