CONSUMER ALERT: AG Paxton Advises Texans on Charitable Giving in the Wake of Uvalde Tragedy; Warns Against Potential Fraudsters
Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans to be aware of scammers amid the Uvalde tragedy.
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a $19.2 million multistate settlement with Ford Motor Company, with Texas receiving a $1.7 million share of that amount.
AG Paxton Amends Google Lawsuit to Include “Incognito Mode” as Another Deceptive Trade Practices Act Violation
Attorney General Paxton filed an amended petition that adds Google’s Incognito mode to his previous geolocation-related lawsuit against the Big Tech giant.
AG Paxton Announces Over $620 Million Collected by Bankruptcy and Collections Division During His Tenure
Attorney General Paxton is pleased to announce that the Bankruptcy and Collections Division of the Office of the Texas Attorney General has collected a total of $51,573,667 for fiscal year 2022, outstripping its $50 million goal for that time period.
AG Paxton Secures $14 Million in Restitution for Consumers in Settlement with Intuit Turbo Tax
Attorney General Paxton announced a significant settlement against Inuit Inc., who markets the popular product “Turbo Tax.” Texas will receive more than $14 million in restitution for Texas consumers as part of a $141 million multistate settlement, which resolves an investigation begun over two years ago.
Attorney General Ken Paxton obtained an agreed judgment against DRINK UVO, a California company that sold a drinkable sunscreen product that was promoted as providing hours of sun protection which misled consumers with false and grossly exaggerated claims.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a deceptive trade practices lawsuit against the online used vehicle dealer Vroom Automotive LLC and Vroom Inc., which also sells cars to Texas consumers under the name Texas Direct Auto.
Attorney General Ken Paxton joined twenty-seven other attorneys general in a letter to GoFundMe expressing concern over the ambiguity and adequacy of GoFundMe’s terms of service.
Attorney General Ken Paxton, as part of a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general, has joined a comment letter calling on the Federal Trade Commission to target “impersonation scams” -- a pervasive problem that victimizes millions of American consumers, whereby an individual poses as a government official, business entity, relative, or friend in order to obtain money or other things of value from the unsuspecting victim.
Attorney General Paxton filed his third lawsuit against Google, again alleging that the company is systematically misleading and deceiving Texas consumers in violation of Texas’ Deceptive Trade Practices Act.