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Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Files Motion Seeking Criminal Sanctions Against Backpage.com

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office has filed a motion for criminal sanctions against Backpage.com related to false statements the company made in court.  Backpage’s recent guilty pleas include admissions that directly contradict statements Backpage made in court proceedings with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. In May … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Files Motion Seeking Criminal Sanctions Against Backpage.com

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Office Will Not Retry Brad Jennings

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Thursday announced that his office will not pursue a retrial against Brad Jennings in the 2006 Christmas Day death of Lisa Jennings.  In February, a judge vacated Jennings’ 2009 second-degree murder conviction when evidence was presented that a gunshot residue test had been conducted but the results … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Office Will Not Retry Brad Jennings

Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Announces a $100 Million Multistate Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating Interest Rate Benchmarks

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced a $100 million multistate settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving U.S. Dollar (USD) LIBOR.  This is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers. The investigation was conducted by … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Announces a $100 Million Multistate Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating Interest Rate Benchmarks

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Announces, John R. Davidson, (SVP) Sexually Violent Predator Commitment

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that John R. Davidson, 46, formerly of Kansas City, has been committed as a sexually violent predator.  Davidson has a twenty-year history of sexually abusing young children. In 1998, Davidson was arrested for committing a lewd act at a public pool while watching young girls … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Announces, John R. Davidson, (SVP) Sexually Violent Predator Commitment

Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Releases Preliminary Results of Rape Kit Audit

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today released a preliminary report highlighting important results from the statewide rape kit audit conducted by his Office. The preliminary report indicates that there are at least 4,889 untested sexual assault kits currently in the possession of law enforcement agencies, crime labs, and healthcare providers in … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Releases Preliminary Results of Rape Kit Audit

Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Leads Coalition in Support of Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Drug Manufactures

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson, led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territory attorneys general to call on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Leads Coalition in Support of Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Drug Manufactures

Missouri News: AG Hawley Announces Sex Abuse Conviction of Johnny Hardwick

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that Johnny Hardwick, 44, of Fremont, MO, pled guilty to sexually abusing two family members over an extended period of time.  Hardwick pled guilty to four counts of Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree, one count of Statutory Rape in the First Degree, one count … Continue reading Missouri News: AG Hawley Announces Sex Abuse Conviction of Johnny Hardwick

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that Callaway County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Harris has sentenced Jason Lee Lage, 36, to life in prison for the murder of 26-year old Zachary Dawson of Madison, MO.  Lage was also sentenced to an additional 50 years for armed criminal action.  In March, … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing