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  1. 2 septembre 2021 Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Garnett Announce Indictment of Four Asbestos Investigators for Filing Fraudulent Inspection Reports

    Defendants Filed Reports Claiming to Be Inspecting Residential and Commercial Sites While They Were Out of the State and Country, Jeopardizing New Yorkers’ Health and Safety New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Margaret Garnett today announced the indictment of four Certified Asbestos Investigators (CAI) for repeatedly […]

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  2. 2 septembre 2021 Attorney General James Helps Secure $4.5 Billion From Sackler Family for Role in Fueling Opioid Crisis

    Conditionally Court-Approved Resolution Shuts Down Purdue Pharma, Ends Sacklers’ Ability to Sell Opioids Ever Again, and Secures Unprecedented Public Disclosure New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that she has secured more than $4.5 billion from the Sackler family and foundations that they control for their role in fueling the opioid crisis. A mediated agreement […]

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    11 août 2021 LANGLOIS LAWYERS AND SÉGUIN RACINE ATTORNEYS JOIN FORCES

    Langlois Lawyers is pleased to announce that it is joining forces with Séguin Racine Attorneys Ltd., a firm specializing in business transactions, in order to offer a broad range of business law services with expanded capabilities in the following areas of expertise: Securities: Over 60 stock exchange listings completed for Quebec companies; Capital markets and financial […]

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    9 août 2021 Report: UN Teachers Celebrate Deaths of Israelis

    A UN agency that runs schools and social services for Palestinians is facing calls to fire employees who use social media to celebrate attacks on Israelis and promote anti-Jewish hatred. Over 100 UNRWA educators and staff have publicly propagated violence and antisemitism on social media, according to a new report published by the non-governmental organization […]

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    8 août 2021 UNRWA STATEMENT ON UN WATCH ALLEGATIONS

    This week, UN Watch — an organization with a deep history of unfounded and politically-driven assertions against the Agency — released a report accusing 22 UNRWA personnel of promoting violence and hate through social media channels. UNRWA confirms that 10 of the 22 persons mentioned in the report are UNRWA personnel; the others are not […]

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  6. 9 juillet 2021 Attorney General James Helps Shut Down Purdue Pharma, Secures $4.5 Billion from Sackler Family for Role in Fueling Opioid Crisis

    Resolution Shuts Down Purdue, Ends Sacklers’ Ability to Sell Opioids Ever Again, and Secures Unprecedented Public Disclosure New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a resolution of her lawsuit against the Sackler family and their company, Purdue Pharma, for their role in fueling the opioid crisis. The agreement will, first and foremost, shut down Purdue […]

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    7 juillet 2021 The FBI, The UAE Embassy in Washington DC, the White House and the State department declined to comment on agency media comments that they were involved.

    USA today issued a report that the FBI assisted Dubai to capture Princess Latifa, US citizen Hervé Jaubert and his crew, from his US flagged yacht in international waters. Jaubert and his crew were forcibly taken to the UAE and held for several weeks before release. A USA Today report makes some serious allegations against the […]

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  8. 6 juillet 2021 Attorney General James’ Statement on New Law That Allows NYS to Hold Gun Manufacturers Responsible for Gun Violence

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the “Public Nuisance Bill” (S.7196/A.6762), which aims to restore the ability of states and localities to bring civil liability actions against firearm manufacturers and sellers for negligence: “In 2005, Congress took unprecedented action to usurp states’ rights […]

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  9. 1 juillet 2021 Statement from Attorney General James on Criminal Indictment of Trump Organization and CFO Weisselberg

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement regarding the criminal indictment of Trump Corporation and the Trump Payroll Corporation — together doing business as the Trump Organization — as well as Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Allen Weisselberg on multiple criminal charges:   “Today is an important marker in the ongoing […]

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  10. 26 juin 2021 Attorney General James Reaches $230 Million Settlement for Treatment and Prevention of Opioid Crisis in New York, Johnson & Johnson Ends Sale of Selling Opioids

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced an agreement with Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — the parent company of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. — that will deliver up to $230 million to New York state, in the largest monetary settlement ever secured by Attorney General James. The agreement resolves claims made by Attorney General James […]

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