March 15, 2022

Though many states have either rescinded or allowed their pandemic-related declarations of emergency to expire, state attorneys general are continuing to monitor and enforce against price gouging.

For example, several state attorneys general have recently issued press releases regarding the potential price gouging of gas and oil after President Biden announced a

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • A bipartisan coalition of 49 attorneys general is asking the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) to adopt a broad rule targeting impersonation scams. These scams may take a variety of forms, including government

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021:

Consumer Protection

  • Arizona Attorney General Brnovich announced that refund checks are being sent to consumers following a $1.75 million settlement his office reached with Landmark Home Warranty in March

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Monday, December 28, 2020:

Privacy | Data Breach

  • Attorneys general from Kentucky, Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon announced a $2 million settlement with CafePress, LLC for a 2019 data

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Monday, Dec. 21, 2020:

Consumer Protection

  • Maryland Attorney General Frosh announced a settlement with the owners of Accurate Optical, a company that operated a chain of eye care and eyewear providers that are

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Friday, December 11, 2020:

  • California Attorney General Becerra announced that California is joining the DOJ in the antitrust lawsuit against Google, which alleges that Google entered into exclusionary business agreements in order to

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Monday, December 7, 2020:

  • A coalition of 51 attorneys general, state mortgage regulators, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached an $86.3 million settlement with mortgage servicer Mr. Cooper, formerly known as Nationstar

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

  • Washington DC Attorney General Racine announced a settlement with waste disposal company Bates Trucking Co. Inc., requiring the company to pay $78,702 for illegally collecting garbage in residential neighborhoods.

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

  • 46 attorney generals announced a $17.5 million settlement against The Home Depot after a multistate investigation of a 2014 data breach perpetuated by hackers that exposed about 40 million