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 »

Attorney General Moody Urges Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Implement Measures to Help Human Trafficking Survivors Rebuild Credit

May 11, 2022 – Attorney General Ashley Moody is urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to enact measures to help human trafficking survivors rebuild credit after escaping captivity. Attorney General Moody and 40 other state attorneys general wrote to the CFPB urging support of the intent of the Debt Bondage Repair Act in the agency’s… Read more »

Attorney General Jennings Announces $141 Million TurboTax Settlement

May 4, 2022 – Attorney General Kathy Jennings today secured over $400,000 for low-income Delawareans from the owner of TurboTax, Intuit Inc. (Intuit), for deceiving Delaware consumers into paying for tax services that should have been free. As a result of a multistate agreement, Intuit will pay $141 million in restitution to millions of consumers… Read more »

Virginia attorney general opens inquiry into NFL’s Washington Commanders

April 26, 2022 – Virginia’s attorney general has launched an inquiry into the Washington Commanders following allegations of financial improprieties raised by a congressional committee. Attorney General Jason Miyares, a Republican, disclosed his office’s investigation in a letter to a team lawyer on Monday, saying he viewed it as his “responsibility to carefully examine the… Read more »

16 AGs urge Biden to reinstate Keystone XL pipeline

April 19, 2022 – Sixteen Republican attorneys general, led by Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, have called on President Joe Biden to reinstate the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline after learning that his administration wants to increase oil imports from Canada. “The oil you now want to import from Canada is the same oil… Read more »