BREAKING NEWS

AG Koster announces Medicaid fraud indictment


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 23, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that a St. Louis County grand jury has returned an 11-count indictment against Corrine A. Dale. The indictment alleges that Dale, a licensed professional counselor in the St. Louis area, stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Missouri Medicaid program by falsely billing and receiving payment for counseling services she never provided. The charges in the indictment include eight counts of felony Medicaid fraud, one count of identity theft, and two counts of stealing by deceit.  Read more...

AG Koster warns Missouri consumers about use of Contracts for Deed – common devices for scammers


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 19, 2016) – The Attorney General’s office is seeing an increased use of what are called contracts for deeds to convey ownership of real estate. Unfortunately, contracts for deeds contain few of the legal protections afforded to buyers that more conventional instruments such as deeds, mortgages and deeds of trust provide to the buyer. Read more...

AG Koster releases statement on letter of guidance issued by the federal government


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 18, 2016) – Following is a statement made yesterday by Attorney General Koster in response to the letter of guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education: “President Obama was wrong to dictate a national policy so quickly and unilaterally.  Read more...

AG Koster announces guilty verdict in Montgomery County manslaughter case


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 12, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that a Boone County jury has found Cassandra Elaine Johnston, 33, of Kansas City, guilty of voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action for the 2011 murder of Edward Jefferson, also of Kansas City. Read more...