Oregon DOJ News

Attorney General Rosenblum Reminds Oregonians to “Give Wisely” This Holiday Season

In celebration of “Giving Tuesday,” and recognizing that many Oregon families and communities are struggling this holiday season, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is reminding Oregonians to make careful and  informed decisions when donating to charities. “As the COVID-19 pandemic and wildfire recovery continue to impact people throughout our state, we are thankful to be able… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on December 1, 2020

AG Rosenblum Announces $113 Million Settlement with Apple Over iPhone Throttling

Attorney General Rosenblum, along with a coalition of over 30 other attorneys general, announced a $113 million settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding Apple’s 2016 decision to intentionally slow down the performance of older phones to encourage customers to buy newer models or fresh batteries, a practice known as “throttling”. The lawsuit alleges Apple discovered battery… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on November 18, 2020

Attorney General Announces Settlements in COVID-19 Consumer Protection Cases

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced settlements with five Oregon companies for consumer protection violations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and reminded Oregon businesses that Governor Brown’s executive order banning excessive pricing of essential goods and services remains in effect. The companies named in the settlements include two convenience store chains, a Portland-based sock… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on November 17, 2020

Attorney General’s Hotline Answers Voter Questions and Concerns

Why do some voters receive multiple ballots? What if my signature doesn’t match the one on file with elections officials? How do I report suspected voter fraud? Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum wants Oregonians to know they can call the Attorney General’s Voter Protection Hotline at 971-673-4111 with non-emergency questions and concerns. “Voting by mail in… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News, Voting and Elections on October 26, 2020

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces $5.5 Million Settlement From Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, Inc. for Deceptive Marketing of Transvaginal Surgical Mesh Devices

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a $5.5 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. for deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. The settlement is the result of an investigation finding that the companies violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting the safety and effectiveness of the devices and failing… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on October 16, 2020