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  • 9/17/2020


    Celebrity Homes, Inc. to pay $15,000 to settle Consumer Review Fairness Act claims

    LINCOLN — Attorney General Doug Peterson announced today that his office has reached a settlement with Celebrity Homes, Inc. (“Celebrity Homes”), an Omaha homebuilder, to resolve allegations that the company violated the Nebraska Consumer... read more

  • 9/15/2020

    Lincoln, Nebraska – Attorney General Peterson announced today that his office has secured $1,982,088.64 in debt relief for approximately 200 former ITT Tech students in Nebraska as part of a settlement with 48 attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

    Nationally, the settlement will result in debt relief of about $330 million for 35,000 former ITT students... read more

  • 8/25/2020

    Lincoln – Attorney General Doug Peterson, along with a coalition of 48 attorneys general today announced a settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively “Honda”). The settlement resolves allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Nebraska and... read more

  • 8/12/2020

    The Nebraska Attorney General, OCIO, and the Nebraska Department of Banking join together to encourage consumers to be especially vigilant when shopping online.

    In the past 30 days, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and, more recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have both issued warnings regarding a recent increase in online shopping scams. 

    According to the FBI,... read more

  • 8/11/2020

    Lincoln--Attorney General Doug Peterson joined with a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general, led by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, in urging the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to... read more

  • 7/16/2020

    LINCOLN – Attorney General Doug Peterson filed a Complaint today in the District Court of Douglas County against Omaha Stem Cells, LLC, Regenerative Medicine and Anti-Aging Institutes of Omaha, LLC, Stem Cell Centers, LLC and Travis and Emily Autor (collectively “the Defendants”). 

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