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OAG News: RadioShack Goes Bankrupt; Gift Card Holders Can Recover Unused Balance on the Card

By District of Columbia Bar

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This holiday season RadioShack gift card holders can rejoice because the Office of the Attorney General announced on December 3 that they can file a claim to recover the unused balance on the card. Happy holidays!

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OAG News: Important Facts to Know About the Pepco and Exelon Corp. Merger

By District of Columbia Bar

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The Office of the Attorney General reached a settlement on behalf of the District and multiple parties regarding a request to Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings to merge. 

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District Residents Encouraged to Cooperate with DOJ in Nigerian Online Fraud Investigation

By District of Columbia Bar

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U.S. Department of Justice charges Nigerian Nationals for online scams, publishes names and e-mail addresses. Attorney General Racine encourages District residents to cooperate with the investigation.

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Why are the District’s gas prices so high? Allegations of price-inflating, anticompetitive conduct continue to raise questions about local gasoline distributors

By District of Columbia Bar

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A gasoline price-fixing lawsuit brought by D.C. Attorney General Irving Nathan was thrown out of court this month, ruling the District has no grounds to bring such an action. The legal complaint filed by Nathan against ExxonMobil and local gasoline distributors would have blocked anticompetitive exclusive dealing contracts by distributors (often called “jobbers”). This could have reduced gasoline prices in the District.

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