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AG Eric Schmitt Praises the Missouri Western District Court of Appeal’s Ruling that Protects Survivors of Domestic Violence


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 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 the Safe at Home statutes since the Missouri General Assembly expanded the program in August with Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft to protect more victims.  Read more...

AG Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler and Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding Unlawful “Defeat Devices” to Diesel Vehicles


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (January 16, 2019) – 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 more than $171 million to 52 jurisdictions nationwide from Fiat Chrysler and Bosch. Bosch supplied and helped program the illegal emissions “defeat device” software used by both Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen in their diesel vehicles. Read more...

AG Schmitt Releases Statement on Barr Confirmation Hearings


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 15, 2019) – Today, Attorney General Eric Schmitt joined with other state attorneys general to encourage the United States Senate to confirm William Barr as the U.S. Attorney General and released the following statement: Read more...

AG Schmitt warns of Potential Scams during Winter Storm


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 11, 2019) – Attorney General Eric Schmitt today 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 by severe weather, including major accumulation of snow, freezing rain, and ice.  Read more...

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