Some who deferred mortgage payments amid pandemic will be able to pay at end of term
May 22The Federal Housing Finance Agency is now offering a new mortgage payment deferral option for borrowers affected by coronavirus. The change comes shortly after North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and a bipartisan coalition of 35 attorneys general sent a letter urging the organiza…
NC attorney general: Stop wage garnishment for student loans during pandemic
May 22North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein asked the United States Department of Education to stop garnishing wages for people who defaulted on federal student loans — something he said was supposed to be halted for six months during the coronavirus pandemic.
AG: Tow company sued for price-gouging targeted truck drivers delivering emergency supplies
May 7Authorities in North Carolina have filed the state’s first price-gouging lawsuit against a towing company accused of employing predatory towing and booting practices during the coronavirus pandemic.
North Carolina joins push calling for PPP overhaul
May 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is one of 24 state attorneys general asking top federal lawmakers to revamp the Paycheck Protection Program.
NC Attorney General Stein urges Senate to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
May 7Attorney General Josh Stein on Monday urged the U.S. Senate to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which expired more than a year ago.
Attorney General Josh Stein Takes Legal Action to Protect North Carolina’s Clean Water
May 7Coastal Carolina Riverwatch applauds the decision by AG Josh Stein to challenge the proposed WOTUS Rules.
North Carolina AG Shares Resources For Law Enforcement During COVID-19
May 7Attorney General Josh Stein, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition have released new resources for law enforcement officers encountering people with addictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AG Stein warns against new schemes to steal your money amid coronavirus pandemic
May 7Scams related to the coronavirus are growing as criminals devise new and unique schemes to steal your money. “The crooks are out in force because this is a golden opportunity,” said NC Attorney General Josh Stein.
NC Attorney General now investigating 'predatory' towing practices against truckers
April 15Attorney General Josh Stein is now investigating five complaints of tow truck companies booting and towing truckers who are transporting food and critical supplies.
Stein: Scammers already phishing for NC residents’ federal checks
April 15He urged North Carolina residents to be on the lookout for strange phone calls, emails and door-to-door solicitors. People should be wary of falling for scams but also shouldn’t hesitate to contact the Department of Justice if they suspect something, Stein said.