The filing states that Facebook "refused to conduct a complete search for responsive documents." It also noted that the company was similarly cooperative throughout the FTC's probe, which eventually led to a $ 5 billion settlement.
Becerra said at a press conference that his office now has to disclose the probe because it is taking legal action to make it public. In particular, he and his team want the San Francisco County Superior Court to force Facebook to comply with requests for additional Cambridge Analytica-related documents. California AG wants to see copies of communications between executives ̵
Will Castleberry, Facebook's executive director of state and local politics, told CNBC that the company has worked with California AG. "We've collaborated a lot with the state of California's investigation. To date, we've provided thousands of pages of written answers and hundreds of thousands of documents," he said. As CNBC notes, he did not address the Attorney General's accusation that the company did not follow subpoenas.