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Bank of America Corp. asked a judge to dismiss a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit in which it is accused of misleading investors about the quality of loans tied to $850 million in mortgage-backed securities. more
A federal grand jury in Providence last week returned a 24-count indictment alleging that a Portsmouth-based compay, its owner and his wife marketed and sold in excess of $2 million worth of products not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration. more
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the state of Rhode Island resolving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and improving career opportunities for approximately 3,250 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Monday that Rhode Island will receive $213,126 as its share of a multistate and federal settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of pharmaceutical manufacturer Endo Health Solutions. more
PROVIDENCE – A New York-based law firm will be banned from doing business in Rhode Island as mortgage foreclosure consultants, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced. more
President Barack Obama recently took some heat for saying that marijuana is no worse than alcohol, and perhaps less dangerous “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer.” more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office held two hearings this month to gather public testimony regarding proposed regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC was ordered to pay $50 million by a federal judge in Connecticut as part of a settlement for rigging the London interbank offered rate. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Britain’s biggest taxpayer-owned lender, must face a lawsuit by a bond insurer over what it claims was the bank’s sale of $1.15 billion of securities backed by “thousands of defective and fraudulently originated” home loans. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said that the state of Rhode Island will receive $198,000 through a settlement with T-Mobile over “mobile cramming,” in which charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that had not been authorized by the consumer are included. more
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