Attorney General Warns Residents About Alternative Energy ScamsIllinois’ attorney general was out warning South Side residents about the unscrupulous practices of some alternative energy companies that scam people into signing up with them.
Madigan Reaches Settlement With Payday Lender For Illegal FeesThe settlement requires All Credit Lenders to pay $3.5 million and “immediately stop offering the revolving line of credit that carried hidden interest rates disguised as ‘required account protection fees’ ranging from 350 percent to more than 500 percent,” according to a statement from Madigan’s office.
Madigan Files Suit Against Drug Company Over Blocking GenericsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed an antitrust lawsuit Friday against Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceutical, now known as Indivior, alleging that they attempted to alter one of their drugs in a scheme to block generic competitors.
Attorney General: Be Wary Of Pre-Sale 'Hamilton' OffersIllinois' attorney general is warning theater-goers to be wary of websites offering tickets to the mega-hit musicals "Hamilton" and "Aladdin" before they go on sale to the general public.
Lisa Madigan Reaches $18.5 Million Settlement With Peoples GasAttorney General Lisa Madigan announced Tuesday two settlements totaling $18.5 million with Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company and its former parent company Integrys Energy Group, and current owner WEC Energy Group, for misleading consumers about the cost of its Accelerated Main Replacement Program.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
AG Lisa Madigan Backing Legislation To Improve Law Enforcement's Handling Of Sexual Assault CasesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and other officials are backing legislation to improve the way law enforcement deals with cases of sexual assault, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Feds, Madigan Shut Down Company Creating "Phantom Debts"Federal and state authorities have shut down a Westmont-based operation accused of harassing people around the country into paying debts they don’t owe.
Student Loan Scams, Identity Theft Among Top Consumer Complaints In IllinoisIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her office has received 25,094 consumer complaints in 2015.
Complaint: Peoples Gas Officials ‘Misled’ Regulators About Cost OverrunsTop officers of Peoples Gas “knowingly misled” state regulators about the ballooning cost of a multibillion-dollar upgrade program to pave the way for a 2015 merger, according to a complaint filed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan and a utility watchdog.
DraftKings, FanDuel File Lawsuits Against Illinois Attorney GeneralThe companies argue that their contests are games of skill allowed by Illinois law. They're seeking to stop Lisa Madigan from enforcing her interpretation of the law and putting them out of business in the state.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan Says Daily Fantasy Games Constitute Illegal Gambling Thousands of Illinois residents who play fantasy sports games on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel may be out of luck.