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Three-Way Race For Connecticut Attorney General

Three candidates with sharp ideological differences are running for Connecticut attorney general in a campaign that has seemed largely subdued with few TV ads and no outside money pouring in.

10/29/2014

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States Charge Fraud By “Mortgage-Relief” Operation

Attorneys general in Connecticut and Florida have filed a federal lawsuit against those behind a scheme which they say collected four and three-quarter million dollars from distressed homeowners.

08/08/2014

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Ticket Resellers, Connecticut Reach Legal Settlement

Online ticket exchange TicketNetwork Inc. and three other companies have settled a legal dispute that should make it easier for consumers to know they are buying tickets on the secondary market, not directly from events, Connecticut’s attorney general and consumer protection commissioner said Thursday.

07/24/2014

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State Officials File Suit Against Charity Director

The Attorney General’s office and the Department of Consumer Protection charge that the executive director of the Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation, used scholarship money for personal expenses — including dog daycare and grooming. a personal trainer, and for cash withdrawals and payments to at least one personal credit card account.

01/21/2014

Connecticut-based Affinion is paying $30-million to settle claims in 46 states. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Company Pays $30 Million Settlement

Connecticut-based Affilion is paying $30-million to settle claims in 46 states.

10/11/2013

Water Company Agrees To $10 Million Rate Settlement

A Connecticut water utility says a settlement with state officials will cut rates for customers and it promises to not seek a general rate increase until 2015.

07/01/2013

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Event To Help Struggling Homeowners

The state of Connecticut is offering help to struggling homeowners with loan modifications, foreclosure prevention, debt management and other issues.

04/15/2013

Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School on Dec. 16, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attorney General, Consumer Protection Ask Sandy Hook Charities For Disclosures

Connecticut authorities want to make sure that the public knows how the millions of dollars donated in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is being spent.

03/28/2013

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Justice Department Files Suit Against Credit Rating Agencies

Connecticut’s Attorney General joined other state attorneys geeneral and top justice department officials to announce the first major government action against a credit-rating agency, saying Standard & Poor’s knowingly inflated its ratings on risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.

02/05/2013

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Northeast Utilities Disputes Charge It Broke Layoff Reporting Rule

Hartford-based Northeast Utilities is disputing allegations by Connecticut officials that the company broke a requirement to notify the state of any layoffs.

12/04/2012

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