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Schuette: Michigan to Receive more than $1 Million in National Settlement with Uber over Data Breach

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that he, along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers. As part of the nationwide settlement, […]

Two Michigan Lakes Contain Toxic Algae

Blue-green algae has been confirmed by health officials in two Michigan lakes, Belleville Lake and Ford Lake. This toxic algae is deemed harmful to people and pets. Harmful algae blooms occur under certain weather conditions, including high light and nutrients. When these blooms contain toxins or chemicals, they become harmful. Reactions to Toxic Algae Blue-green […]

Schuette Alleges Maryland Charity is Defrauding the Public in Nationwide Sweepstakes Fundraising Scheme

Charity mails sweepstakes notices asking for donations to combat disease; but charity has no real charitable programs LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced a Notice of Intended Action and Cease and Desist Order against National Emergency Medicine Association of Edgewood, Maryland for over 600,000 violations of the Charitable Organizations and Solicitations Act. […]

Rare Floating Lotus Flower in Full Bloom at Kensington Metropark

The American Lotus or Yellow Lotus is a rare blooming plant that grows in marshes. There are few spots in Michigan that boast having these beautiful flowers, but at Kensington Metropark, they are blooming in abundance. Part of the Lily family of flowers, the American Lotus flowering plant has been on the endangered species list. […]

Stranger Danger: Children Being Lured Into Meeting By Online Gaming

Children being lured into meeting up with strangers online is nothing new, and is something parents need to be very aware of.  However, the latest method that predators are using to meet young kids is through online gaming. Online gaming is a complex and wonderful world of fantasy, but as players get younger and younger, […]

Michigan Residents Should Use Caution Making Charitable Donations, Buying Used Cars Post-Hurricane Florence

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today warned Michigan residents to use caution in making charitable donations to Hurricane Florence recovery charities and when considering purchasing used cars in the days and weeks immediately following the storm hitting the eastern seaboard. Schuette also encouraged those with family and friends in the disaster zone to […]

64 Arrested in Multi-County Child Support Sweep, Combined Back Child Support Owed is More Than $1 Million

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that 64 individuals were arrested after a multi-county child support sweep led by the Department of Attorney General’s new Child, Elder & Family Financial Crimes Division. Those arrested owe a combined total of $1,080,768.03 in back child support to 94 children. “Thousands of Michigan children go […]