MD AG Frosh Says First Opioid Settlement Payments will Arrive Soon

All Maryland counties and municipalities participating in settlements with the former opioids manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, and opioid distributors, McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen – will begin receiving their first payments in the coming weeks. AG Brian Frosh says 58 participating subdivisions, the State and its subdivisions will receive over $60-million in 2022. Over…

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Del., Md. Join Facebook Anti-Trust Lawsuit


The attorneys general of Delaware and Maryland have joined an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook. The social media giant is accused of violating anti-trust acts and has what the prosecutors say amounts to an illegal monopoly. According to Delaware AG Kathy Jennings, Facebook “knowingly, openly and illegally made digital hostages of its users and developers over…

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MD AG Frosh Pushing for Mail-In 2020 General Election

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today released the following statement: “We cannot overstate the devastating consequences likely to result if the State of Maryland does not plan now to mail every voter a ballot for the 2020 Presidential General Election.” “That is what the Maryland Association of Elections Officials, representing every single one of our state’s 24…

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Attorneys General Frosh, Herring, and Racine File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA

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Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, joined by the Attorneys General of Virginia and the District of Columbia, today filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to require Pennsylvania and New York to develop and implement plans to achieve 2025 Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.  Under the Clean…

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$575 Million Settlement with Wells Fargo for Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced a multi-state settlement with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. (Wells Fargo) resolving claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws by: 1)    Opening millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolling customers into online banking services without their knowledge or consent; 2)    Improperly referring customers for enrollment in third-party…

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