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AG Koster obtains judgment against Kansas City area excavation company


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 22, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced the entry of a consent judgment against McAnany Concrete, LLC, resolving multiple violations during late 2012 of the Missouri Underground Facility Safety and Damage Prevention Act. The Act, commonly known as Missouri One Call Law, requires excavators to call the Missouri One Call System before starting an excavation so that underground lines can be marked to protect the safety of workers, neighborhoods, and the lines themselves.   Read more...

AG Koster announces settlement to limit sale of consumers' personal information by RadioShack


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 20, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement with RadioShack Corporation to limit the sale of consumers’ personally identifiable information. The settlement is the result of mediation in RadioShack’s federal bankruptcy proceeding. Thirty-eight states, led by the Texas Attorney General’s Office, opposed RadioShack’s plan to sell a broad range of consumer data. Read more...

AG Koster obtains enhanced consumer protections from major credit reporting agencies through national settlement


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 20, 2015)  - Attorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement agreement with the three major credit reporting agencies -- Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. The settlement is the result of a multistate investigation by Koster and 30 other state attorneys general over allegations that the major credit reporting agencies failed to adequately protect consumers from identity theft and reporting errors. Read more...

AG Koster sues four sham cancer charities for defrauding donors of more than $187 million


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 19, 2015) - Attorney General Chris Koster, joined by 49 other state attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission, has filed a lawsuit against four so-called cancer charities and their operators, who Koster alleges have received more than $187 million by scamming consumers throughout the country – including cheating Missourians of at least $3 million.  Read more...
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