Illinois Attorney General

6:03 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Scammers Glom Onto ACA

Illinois officials say full implementation of the Affordable Care Act is attracting potential scams.

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Attorney General cites father in decision
5:26 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Lisa Madigan Will Not Run For Governor


Lisa Madigan will NOT run for Illinois governor next year. The state’s Attorney General announced today she has been considering a run for governor for months, but decided to stick with her current job.

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12:28 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

'Debt resolution' firm agrees to $2.1 million restitution

Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution LLC will provide $2.1 million in restitution for Illinois residents who paid for debt settlement services but failed to receive meaningful debt reduction under a settlement with Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

The Chicago-based law firm, which operates nationwide, allegedly charged consumers upfront fees to provide debt settlement services with promises to make them debt free.

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4:39 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Rockford official keeps two elected seats while awaiting law change

The Illinois Attorney General's office says an elected official in northern Illinois has to decide between two jobs.  But Ted Biondo won't give up any elected seat while state lawmakers consider changing a law that would make it legal for him to hold two offices. 

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