Attorney General

Florida News: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Shuts Down $1.5M Theft Scheme

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Thursday obtained a temporary injunction and asset freeze in conjunction with a complaint filed in Broward County to shutter a million-dollar scheme.  The court-ordered injunction shuts down an alleged scheme run by two individuals identified in the complaint as Lawrence Forno, a Florida-licensed attorney, and Richard B. … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Shuts Down $1.5M Theft Scheme

Oklahoma News: Attorney General Hunter Files Child Pornography Charges on Ardmore Man, Lance Gilley

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed three felony charges on an Ardmore man after an undercover investigation into the sharing of child pornography. The result of the investigation led authorities to Lance Gilley, 38, who has been charged with one count of distribution of child pornography, one count of possession … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Attorney General Hunter Files Child Pornography Charges on Ardmore Man, Lance Gilley

New York News: Statement By A.G. Underwood On Grand Jury Decision Regarding The Death Of Andrew Kearse

A.G. Urges Legislative Action to Make Systemic Reforms to How Medical Emergencies in Police Custody are Handled NEW YORK – Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood released the following statement yesterday: “In July 2015, the Attorney General’s office was appointed as Special Prosecutor in cases where an unarmed civilian dies during an encounter with police.  Pursuant … Continue reading New York News: Statement By A.G. Underwood On Grand Jury Decision Regarding The Death Of Andrew Kearse

California News: AG Becerra, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz Announce 45 Arrests, Dismantling the Largest Criminal Street Gang in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz yesterday announced Operation Eastbound and Down, an effort to dismantle the largest criminal street gang in Riverside County.  The Operation included the arrest of 45 individuals and the seizure of 63 firearms, including 13 assault weapons. The six-month investigation began following … Continue reading California News: AG Becerra, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz Announce 45 Arrests, Dismantling the Largest Criminal Street Gang in Riverside County

Arkansas News: AG Rutledge Files Suit Against Jonathan Funk Photography, Jonathan and Paula Funk

Says, ‘Jonathan Funk Photography willfully chose to deceive and violate the trust of many Arkansans’ LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit yesterday against Jonathan and Paula Funk and their company Jonathan Funk Photography for violations of the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. “Arkansans paying for services expect to … Continue reading Arkansas News: AG Rutledge Files Suit Against Jonathan Funk Photography, Jonathan and Paula Funk

Alabama News: AG Marshall Leads 13-State Supreme Court Amicus to Brief in Support Pensacola’s Right to Maintain Historic Cross in Public Park

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall led a group of 13 states in filing an amicus brief Thursday to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the City of Pensacola’s right to maintain a historic cross in a downtown public park. “At issue is the right of the City of Pensacola to keep a public … Continue reading Alabama News: AG Marshall Leads 13-State Supreme Court Amicus to Brief in Support Pensacola’s Right to Maintain Historic Cross in Public Park

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Wins Judgment against Gary Schier, Schier Company, Inc. for Misleading Missouri Dairy Farmers

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained a judgment of $174,241.27 against a defendant who sought to defraud a cooperative of dairy farmers in Mountain Grove, Missouri.  The judgment requires the Defendant to pay $79,400 in restitution to the farmers, as well as civil penalties, attorney fees, and costs. In 2014, a … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Wins Judgment against Gary Schier, Schier Company, Inc. for Misleading Missouri Dairy Farmers

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Warns Missourians about New Telephone Scam

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today issued a scam alert, warning Missouri residents about a new telephone scam.  The Attorney General’s Office has received numerous complaints this week from Missouri residents after being contacted by would-be scammers claiming to represent the Social Security Administration. Those who have received these scam calls … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Warns Missourians about New Telephone Scam