June 14, 2021

Michigan AG Nessel Shares Amazon Flex Settlement

LANSING, MI (STL.News) Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel wants any Michigander who worked as an Amazon Flex driver to know about an important settlement requiring Amazon to pay back tips that had been withheld from drivers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the settlement late last week with Amazon for the...

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June 14, 2021

Maryland AG: Lovet Ako Convicted of Filing a False Return

BALTIMORE, MD (STL.News) Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced that Lovet Ako, of Laurel, was sentenced in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County for willfully filing a false tax return.  Ako pleaded guilty on December 4, 2020. Judge William C. Mulford II imposed a sentence of 364 days,...

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June 14, 2021

Louisiana: Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Carjackings Warning

Baton Rouge,  LA (STL.News) Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for many Louisiana citizens, and they are often essential parts of our lives.  With carjacking rates on the rise, Attorney General Jeff Landry is warning the millions of drivers in Louisiana and offering them tips to increase their safety and...

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June 14, 2021

Colorado Attorney General: Mobile Home Company to Pay $25,000

Colorado mobile home company to pay $25,000, implement new safety measures after data of more than 700 Coloradans exposed DENVER, CO (STL.News) Attorney General Phil Weiser today announced that Colorado-based mobile home park management company Impact MHC will pay $25,000 and implement new safety measures after more than 15,000 people’s sensitive information...

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June 14, 2021

California Attorney General: Paul Flanagan Sentenced for Fraud

Attorney General Bonta, San Diego DA Stephan Announce Sentencing in Fraud Scheme Targeting U.S. Navy Sailors Defrauded sailors to receive $1 million in restitution OAKLAND ,CA (STL.News) California Attorney General Rob Bonta and San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan today announced that Paul Flanagan was sentenced to 357 days of house arrest and...

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June 14, 2021

SEC Awards An Estimated $3 Million to Two Whistleblowers

Washington, DC (STL.News) The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced an aggregate award of approximately $3 million to two whistleblowers whose information and assistance led to a successful SEC enforcement action.  The whistleblowers separately and independently provided SEC staff with valuable information and ongoing assistance, which included participating in...

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June 14, 2021

Missouri Attorney General Files Suit Against Laurie Lund

Missouri Attorney General Files Suit Against Hickory County Dog Breeder JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today filed suit against Laurie Lund of Cridder Creek Kennel for multiple violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act and for operating without a license since January 2021. “The vast majority of Missouri’s commercial...

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June 14, 2021

Texas Wins Gold Shovel Award For Job Creation & Business Investments

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas is again recognized with a Gold Shovel Award by Area Development magazine for leading among the most populous states in attracting high-value business investments in 2020 that will create a significant number of new jobs in communities across the state.  This is the ninth...

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June 14, 2021

New York State Fair 2021 to Reopen at 100% Capacity

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 2021 New York State Fair, an end-of-summer celebration at the New York State Fairgrounds from August 20 to September 6 in Syracuse, will increase capacity to 100 percent and reopen many popular buildings with additional vendors, given the significant progress New Yorkers have made against...

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June 14, 2021

US State Department: Peterson’s Travel to Congo

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Lisa Peterson will travel to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), June 14-18, to represent the United States in the first ever U.S.-DRC bilateral human rights dialogue. Under the rubric...

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June 14, 2021

New Mexico: $100 incentive for COVID Vaccination J&J shots

New Mexicans encouraged to sign up for vaccination through June 17 SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) The New Mexico Department of Health today announced a $100 incentive for New Mexicans who complete their vaccination series or receive a single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccination through June 17. New Mexicans with questions can dial 1-855-600-3453....

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