Consumer News

  • 3/6/2017

    Lincoln – In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week - a campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions – the Attorney General’s Office is focusing educational efforts on child identity... read more

  • 3/1/2017

    States file amended complaint in lawsuit against six generic drug companies, alleging violations of federal antitrust laws and state antitrust and consumer protection laws

    Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson today joined a federal antitrust lawsuit alleging that six generic drug-makers entered into illegal conspiracies in order to unreasonably restrain trade, artificially... read more

  • 1/31/2017

    Lincoln-Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson today announced a settlement with Colorado-based The Western Union Company, resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used Western Union’s wire transfer service to send money to... read more

  • 1/18/2017

    The Nebraska Attorney General’s Office is pleased to announce the 2017 Nebraska Charities Conference: A View from the Regulators. The conference, to be held at Bellevue University on February 9, 2017, will provide an overview of state... read more

  • 12/16/2016

    Attorney General Doug Peterson joined with thirteen other states, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Trade Commission in entering a ... read more

  • 12/12/2016

    Attorney General Doug Peterson announces that he, along with 42 other Attorneys General, have reached a $19.5 million dollar settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“BMS”) related to its alleged improper marketing of Abilify, an atypical antipsychotic drug.  In a complaint filed in court, along with the settlement agreement, Attorney General Peterson alleges that BMS engaged in unfair or... read more