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Tag Archives: Maryland Consumer Protection Act

Md., neighboring states announce settlement with ‘sham charity’

Attorney General Brian Frosh. (File photo)

A for-profit company that misrepresented itself as a charity supporting service members will pay nearly $300,000 in restitution and cease operations as part of a multistate settlement announced Wednesday by Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Secretary of State John ...

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Jury awards $140K for concealed flood issues in Hyattsville home

At Donta Newton’s trial, his lawyer believed permitting an alternate juror to attend the deliberations would help ensure against a mistrial, despite rule that requires a judge to excuse alternates when deliberations begin. But Newton was found guilty of attempted murder and given a life sentence; now, the Court of Appeals is considering whether his lawyer was ineffective. (Deposit stock image)

A Prince George’s County jury found two real estate agents liable recently for concealing flooding issues in a home they flipped. The jury awarded $140,000 to the homeowner, including $5,000 in punitive damages, finding fraudulent misrepresentation and violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection ...

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Frosh fines, grounds mover that held goods ‘hostage’

Attorney General Brian Frosh. (File photo)

The Maryland attorney general’s office has ordered a Hyattsville-based moving company to pay more than $470,000 in penalties, including repayment to customers it cheated by refusing to complete delivery of their partially moved goods unless they paid a fee unlawfully in excess of that listed in the original estimate.

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BRIAN BLONDER ET AL. v. DENNIS HOLLIDAYOKE consol w/HOLLIDAYOKE v. JBL

A jury awarded appellee damages under RESPA, the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and Finder’s Fee Act. Appellant Mortgage Brokers seek review Circuit Court's denial of their motions for judgment and partial denial of Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict, New Trial, and/or Remitter.

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