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

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Federal Matters

  • President-elect Biden selected Federal Trade Commission member Rohit Chopra to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler to head

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

Monday, January 11, 2021:

Consumer Protection

  • New Jersey Attorney General Grewal announced a settlement with Elite Aluminum Products Inc., which does business as DaytonaTactical.com and GunPartsPlus.com, for violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud

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

Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and its law enforcement partners are taking an increasingly aggressive approach to investigating and pursuing allegations of fraud related to federal relief programs designed to aid small businesses and their employees. Over the past week, the DOJ announced charges against 11 individuals in

Although COVID-19 is occupying a lot of regulatory resources, Attorneys General are continuing their consumer protection mission, including watching out for deceptive claims related to stem cell therapy and other medical treatments. Attorneys General are particularly concerned about businesses making unsupported claims suggesting their services or procedures can treat or cure disease.

On July 15,

Now that some businesses are attempting to re-open and must sanitize their locations for employees and the public, Attorneys General will vigilantly monitor for unsupported claims that products can cure or prevent the transmission of COVID-19. They will also watch for claims that a location using these products will be safe for the public. Several