California’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against debt rating agency Standard & Poor’s, claiming it inflated its ratings of certain investments, costing the state’s public pension funds and other investors billions of dollars.
The House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress Thursday for failing to provide documents relating to the Fast and Furious gunwalking program.
The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.
The five largest mortgage lenders have reached a $26 billion settlement with 49 states, including California, over foreclosure abuses that took place after the housing bubble burst, federal officials announced Thursday.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has decided to reconsider a settlement with some of the country’s biggest banks over the foreclosure crisis.
As recently as two weeks ago, California Attorney General Kamala Harris rejected the plan, saying banks were asking to be absolved from any further action, something she described as too lenient.
Attorney General Kamala Harris said the unit will be in charge of identifying and prosecuting identity theft, cybercrimes and other crimes involving the use of technology.
State Attorney General Kamala Harris is expanding an annual Halloween child safety project by rounding up transient sex offenders to make sure they don’t come in contact with kids on Halloween.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Friday that she will not agree to a settlement over foreclosure abuses that federal officials and other state attorneys general are negotiating with major U.S. banks.
Interim San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is facing a tough challenge as he fights to keep his job in November.