Oregon DOJ News

AG Rosenblum Announces $192 Million Aequitas Settlement; $2.1 Million for Oregon Students

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a multi-state settlement worth $192 million with Aequitas Capital, an Oregon-based financial firm that financed over $400 million in private loans to students attending the now-bankrupt Corinthian Colleges. In total, 683 Oregonians will benefit from the settlement, amounting to $2.1 million in student loan relief. Broken down more,… View Article

Posted in Media Release on August 17, 2017

Don’t Be Blinded by an Eclipse Glasses Scam!

Don’t Be Blinded by an Eclipse Glasses Scam! Next Monday millions of Americans of all ages, including tens of thousands of Oregonians, will don special eyeglasses to watch the eclipse. They will do so in the belief these special eyeglasses will protect them from harmful rays of the sun. I want everyone who witnesses this amazing… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on August 14, 2017

Zero Tolerance! Oregonians Standing Together Against Hate

Muslim Educational Trust The Oregon Department of Justice and the Muslim Educational Trust hosted a “Zero Tolerance! Oregonians Standing Together Against Hate” symposium on July 24, 2017 in Tigard, Oregon. The event included a keynote address from Professor Emeritus Jack Levin of Northeastern University and a panel of speakers. The evening was designed to bring the community together… View Article

Posted in Communities Coming Together, Hate Crimes, News on July 26, 2017

AG Rosenblum Urges Eclipse Travelers to Confirm Hotel Rooms

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today urged visitors and Oregonians who have booked hotel rooms within the 90-mile path of total solar eclipse on August 21 to confirm their hotel reservations immediately. There has been an increase in Oregon DOJ consumer complaints from people who have had hotel reservations cancelled, or have had their room… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 14, 2017

Statement from AG Rosenblum on her 2017 Oregon Legislative Session Priorities and Accomplishments

​Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today issued the following statement at the conclusion of the 2017 Oregon Legislative session. “Despite an uncertain budget environment, the Oregon Legislature passed a series of new laws that my office took the lead on and that will have positive effects on public safety, government transparency, consumer protection, and students’… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 7, 2017