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Bespoke Investigative Journalism

We license and distribute bespoke investigative journalism, especially using public documents available from the American federal and state governments. We are commissioning an article on a law firm's work representing several "retail electricity providers," which are often shady companies that abuse or scam their customers and violate telemarketing laws.

Please provide a summary of the research below and/or article you would write in under 200 words. We may provide the successful bidder more research.

The Massachusetts attorney general issued a report explaining why she wants to shut down the retail electricity provider industry in Massachusetts.

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The attorney general's report providers lots of background on various retail electricity providers.

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The [login to view URL] archive is a great resource that provides a lot of (free) information. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts sued one retail electricity provider, Starion, after it agree to pay $2.58 million to settle a class action for overcharging its customers. Massachusetts froze some of Starion's assets in state court, and Starion filed for bankruptcy.

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The law firm argued in the state court proceeding.

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The bankruptcy court ultimately refused to protect Starion from the asset attachment in state court .

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Liberty is another retail electricity provider, which is named in over 600 complaints to the Federal Trade Commission about illegal telemarketing.

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After Liberty was sued, its law firm tried to subpoena the plaintiffs' emails from Google, which violates American laws protecting email privacy. "Given the absolute clarity of the law in this area, Defendants are warned that similar subpoenas could result in sanctions."

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The attachment is a police report concerning one of Liberty Power's owners.

The same law firm represents another retail electricity provider called Verde Energy in several other consumer lawsuits.

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Habilidades: Elaboração de relatórios, Pesquisa, Research Writing

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