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Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Announces Mul­ti­state Set­tle­ment Against Decep­tive Can­cer Charities

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, as part of a coalition with 49 other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), today announced settlements with deceptive cancer charities and their operators, who scammed more than $187 million from consumers throughout the country. The settlements with two organizations and three individuals net judgments of nearly $137 million, while litigation continues against those who have not yet settled.

May 19, 2015