In for a Dime, in for a Dollar (or Maybe Two?)
Missouri AG Andrew Bailey filed a lawsuit against Dolgencorp, LLC, which does business as Dollar General, alleging the retailer violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act by routinely deceiving consumers about the prices they pay for items.
Oregon to Elect New AG in 2024
Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum announced she will not seek reelection next year.
CFPB Emphasizes that AI is not Above the Law
The CFPB issued guidance for lenders on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) when determining whether or not to extend credit to consumers.
Democratic AGs Come Together to Support Merger Guideline Revisions
A group of 19 Democratic AGs submitted a comment letter to the DOJ and the FTC in support of the agencies’ efforts to strengthen the Merger Guidelines, the standards used to determine whether mergers and acquisitions comply with federal antitrust law.
Potential for Stem Cell Therapies Stems Alleged Grift
Iowa AG Brenna Bird filed a lawsuit against Biologics Health, LLC and Summit Partners Group, LLC, d/b/a Summit Health Centers, as well as their co-owners, for allegedly violating the Iowa Consumer Fraud Act, the Door-to-Door Sales Act, and the Older Iowans Law by making false and deceptive claims in their door-to-door sales of unproven stem cell therapies.
California Settles with Google for $93 Million over Location-Privacy Practices
California AG Rob Bonta settled with Google for $93 million to resolve allegations that the company’s location-privacy practices violated the state’s consumer protection laws.