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Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises the Missouri Western District Court of Appeal’s Ruling that Protects Survivors of Domestic Violence

Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 17, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt praised this week’s ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, that protects the confidentiality of survivors of domestic violence in the Safe at Home program.  This is the first time that a Missouri appellate court has issued a ruling on … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises the Missouri Western District Court of Appeal’s Ruling that Protects Survivors of Domestic Violence

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler, Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that Missouri has obtained settlements providing millions of dollars for Missouri consumers who purchased or leased Fiat Chrysler vehicles containing illegal defeat devices.  The settlements also provide for combined payments of approximately $3.1 million to the State of Missouri and … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler, Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt warns of Potential Scams during Winter Storm

Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 12, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt yesterday issued a consumer alert warning both consumers and businesses about price gouging ahead of the winter storm that is expect to impact a large part of Missouri. Due to winter storm Gia, forecasters are projecting that most of Missouri will be affected … Continue reading Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt warns of Potential Scams during Winter Storm

Missouri News: St. Louis County woman, Joyce Terry, ordered to repay more than $5,000 for Medicaid fraud

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that a St. Louis County woman was ordered to repay more than $5,000 to the MO HealthNet program after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud-related charges. “Missourians have a rightful expectation that Medicaid dollars will be spent on services, not on fraudsters,” said Schmitt.   “My office … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis County woman, Joyce Terry, ordered to repay more than $5,000 for Medicaid fraud

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces $1.5M Multistate Settlement with Retailer Neiman Marcus over 2013 Data Breach

Jefferson City, MO – The Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay $1.5 million and implement a number of policies to resolve an investigation by attorneys general in 43 states and the District of Columbia into the 2013 breach of customer payment card data at 77 Neiman Marcus stores in the United States. In … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces $1.5M Multistate Settlement with Retailer Neiman Marcus over 2013 Data Breach

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Amicus Brief Opposing Modern-Day Debtors’ Prisons

Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 7, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed an amicus brief today in the Supreme Court of Missouri that seeks to end the practice of modern-day debtors’ prisons.  The brief, filed in Richey v. State of Missouri, states that it is the opinion of the Attorney General that there … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Amicus Brief Opposing Modern-Day Debtors’ Prisons

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces For-Profit Education Company to Forgo Collecting Loans and Will Change Practices

Settlement will bring $493.7 million in debt relief for CEC students Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 4, 2018 – For-profit education company Career Education Corp. (CEC) has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forgo collecting about $493.7 million in debts owed by 179,529 students nationally, in a settlement with Missouri and the … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces For-Profit Education Company to Forgo Collecting Loans and Will Change Practices

Missouri Political News: Eric Schmitt sworn in as Missouri’s 43rd Attorney General

Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 4, 2018 – Eric Schmitt was sworn in as Missouri’s 43rd Attorney General today at the Missouri Supreme Court in a ceremony led by Chief Justice Zel Fischer.  In remarks following the swearing-in, Schmitt emphasized his duty is to protect Missourians, and to serve as the lawyer for all six million … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Eric Schmitt sworn in as Missouri’s 43rd Attorney General