Attorney General Peterson Announces Settlement with Encore Capital, Midland Credit Management, and Midland Funding

Lincoln— Attorney General Doug Peterson announced today that the Lancaster County District Court approved a $6 million, 42 state settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation’s largest debt buyers.

AG Peterson Joins $1.5M Settlement with Retailer Neiman Marcus over 2013 Data Breach

LINCOLN—Today, the Nebraska Attorney General announced the Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay a $1.5 million settlement and implement a number of policies. This results from an investigation by 43 states and the District of Columbia into the 2013 breach of customer payment card data at seventy-seven Neiman Marcus stores in the United States.

Attorney General Files First Multi-State HIPAA-Related Data Breach Lawsuit

Attorney General Peterson announced that he, along with attorneys general from ten other states and commonwealths, has filed a Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana against Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. and NoMoreClipboard, LLC, (collectively “MIE”) a web-based electronic health record company headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.