• AG Slatery and Home Depot Reach Settlement Following Data Breach

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 12:31pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with the Attorneys General of 45 other states and the District of Columbia, announced a $17.5 million dollar settlement with Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot. The settlement resolves a multistate investigation of the 2014 data breach which exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million customers. Tennessee will receive $253,004.06.

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  • TN AG Office Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 11:10am

    Nashville- In recognition of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office Division of Consumer Affairs will collaborate with Hamilton County and other community partners to provide 25 drive-thru drop-off locations across the Chattanooga-area Saturday, October 24th. The public is invited to drop-off any unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications at any drop-off location with little to no human contact.

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  • AG Slatery Responds to Federal Lawsuit against Google

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 10:13am

    Attorneys General from the states of Iowa, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, New York, North Carolina, Utah, and Nebraska released the following statement regarding today’s antitrust filing by U.S. Department of Justice and the multistate investigation into Google:

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  • AG Slatery Announces Updated Settlement with Opioid Manufacturer Mallinckrodt

    Monday, October 12, 2020 | 02:33pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today announced an update to a global settlement framework agreement between 50 state attorneys general, local subdivisions, and the opioid manufacturer Mallinckrodt (MNK), its subsidiaries, and certain other affiliates. Under the new settlement pending before the bankruptcy court, MNK will pay $1.6 billion into a trust as described below. MNK is currently the largest generic opioid manufacturer in the United States.

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  • AG Slatery Reaches $5 Million Multistate Settlement with Community Health Systems

    Thursday, October 08, 2020 | 02:46pm

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with the Attorneys General of 27 other States, announced a settlement with Tennessee-based CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc., and its subsidiary, CHSPSC LLC. This judgment resolves an investigation of a data breach which impacted approximately 6.1 million patients, including nearly 450,000 in Tennessee.

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  • AG Slatery Joins $39.5 Million Data Breach Settlement

    Friday, October 02, 2020 | 09:25am

    Nashville, TN- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined a $39.5 million settlement with Anthem stemming from the massive 2014 data breach. Through the settlement, Anthem has reached a resolution with the 43-state coalition and California. Tennessee will receive $400,556.46 from the settlement.

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  • Scam Warning from the Attorney General’s Office

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 02:02pm

    Nashville- The Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is warning consumers after receiving complaints about an alleged driveway paving scam. In one complaint, neighbors were approached by a man offering a deal on leftover material. They agreed to pay $1,500 to have a section of their driveway repaired. However, the work crew did not finish, claiming they ran out of asphalt and demanding a much higher price to finish the job.

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  • Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 10:42am

    Nashville- The Office of the Tennessee Attorney General, along with the Federal Trade Commission and more than 50 federal and state law enforcement partners, today announced a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.

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  • Attorney General’s Office and Commerce & Insurance Join CFTC to Stop Nationwide Precious Metals IRA, Bullion Coin Scheme

    Friday, September 25, 2020 | 10:12am

    Nashville-The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance announced today that they are participating in a consolidated nationwide enforcement action to disrupt a fraudulent precious metals scheme that has solicited more than $185 million from seniors and other investors across the United States.

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