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Tag Archives: consumer protection division

AG voids hundreds of predatory loans, orders $2.2M in restitution

A loan business was ordered Friday to pay $2.2 million to consumers for making unlicensed and predatory title loans. Cash-N-Go Inc. and its owner, Brent M. Jackson, were charged by the Maryland Office of the Attorney General last year with ...

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AG reports $2.5M saved in FY19 health care disputes

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General reported Wednesday that more than 1,900 health care cost dispute cases were closed in fiscal year 2019, saving or recovering nearly $2.5 million for patients. The Health Education and Advocacy Unit (HEAU) within ...

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Purdue Pharma added to Maryland AG action against Sackler family

Two weeks after filing an administrative action against the family behind Purdue Pharma, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has charged the company as well, accusing various Purdue entities of using unfair and deceptive trade practices to market prescription opioids. ...

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Appeals court finds class settlement interferes with consumer protection case

The Court of Special Appeals reversed a trial judge’s approval of a settlement with victims of an exploitative lead paint settlement scheme, finding the parties could not bargain away the Maryland Consumer Protection Division’s right to seek restitution from the ...

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AG charges loan businesses with consumer protection violations

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General charged several businesses earlier this month with making unlicensed and predatory loans that put consumers at risk of losing their vehicles. The charges, announced Friday, allege Cash-N-Go Inc. and related businesses offered “title ...

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