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Texas Attorney General's opinion holds little value in Beaumont case, city's attorney says

Kristin Danley-Greiner Sep. 30, 2016, 8:55am

BEAUMONT – The attorney general of Texas has issued an opinion regarding a conflict of interest that arose in Beaumont, but city leaders say that opinion didn’t hold much weight.

Attorney General Paxton reaches $1.175 million settlement with Katz Boutique for selling synthetic marijuana

Tara Mapes Sep. 13, 2016, 6:00pm

Attorney General Paxton settles its first lawsuit against the Harris County Shops for selling synthetic marijuana. After increased reports of overdoses on the illegal drugs in Texas, the Office of Attorney General teamed up with narcotics investigators on cases resulting in a total of ten lawsuits filed against Harris County shops.

Court rejects Similasan labeling settlement after attorneys general point out unfairness

Carrie Salls Aug. 24, 2016, 1:02pm

AUSTIN – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has rejected a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit filed against Similasan Corp. that alleges false and deceptive labeling of Similasan’s homeopathic products.

Companies accused of deceiving consumers with media subscriptions must pay $424,000

Dawn Geske Aug. 8, 2016, 4:22pm

AUSTIN – A $424,000 judgment has been handed down in an alleged deceptive magazine and newspaper subscription practice case.

Received an email from the attorney general? It's likely a scam

JoAnn Seltzer Jul. 20, 2016, 10:23am

AUSTIN - Businesses are being targeted by a scammer alleging to be with the Office of the Attorney General in Texas, according to Attorney General Ken Paxton.