Latest Greg Abbott Stories

Google Accused Of Hiding Evidence In Web Search Probe
2012-06-22 14:30:31

Online search giant Google has been accused, by the Attorney General of Texas, of improperly withholding evidence while the company is being investigated for abusing its dominance of web search.

2009-05-08 18:15:38

A Texas man accused of owing more than $760,000 in child support pleaded guilty to leaving the country to avoid paying the sum. Troy Lee Neel, 43, pleaded guilty Thursday to traveling abroad to avoid paying child support, and could face up to two years in federal prison at his June 18 sentencing by U.S.

2008-11-11 12:30:00

The Texas attorney general is suing the Houston-based Darque Tan salon chain for allegedly suggesting its tanning beds provide health benefits.

2008-09-06 12:00:16

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas high schools are not required to offer elective high school Bible courses under a new law adopted by the state last year, Attorney General Greg Abbott said.

2008-07-23 09:05:00

A Texas grand jury indicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs and four of his followers Tuesday on charges of felony sexual assault of a child. Another was indicted for failing to report child abuse.

2008-07-04 06:00:36

By David Ellison, Houston Chronicle Jul. 4--Another apparent e-mail scam has gotten the attention of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. That's because it claims to be from him. The e-mail includes a picture of Abbott and his office's Web page banner, as well as bad grammar and run-on sentences.

2005-12-21 21:55:00

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Texas attorney general said on Wednesday he added a new claim to a lawsuit against Sony BMG Music Entertainment accusing it of violating the state's laws on deceptive trade practices by hiding "spyware" on its compact discs.

2005-11-22 06:28:42

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sony BMG has legal troubles beyond its battles against piracy.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.