BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Announces a $100 Million Multistate Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating Interest Rate Benchmarks


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 15, 2018) – Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced a $100 million multistate settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving U.S. Dollar (USD) LIBOR. This is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers. The investigation was conducted by a working group of 42 State Attorneys General offices. Read more...

AG Hawley Files Suit against Northside Regeneration, LLC owned by St. Louis Developer Paul McKee


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 13, 2018) – Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit today against St. Louis Developer Paul McKee’s company – Northside Regeneration, LLC – in the Circuit Court of St. Louis City. The lawsuit alleges that Northside received tax credits in the amount of $4.5 million for redevelopment projects in North St. Louis, and kept these credits despite failing to complete the purchase of over $5.2 million worth of properties. Attorney General Hawley’s lawsuit brings three civil counts against the company, including tax credit fraud, breach of a tax credit application and unjust enrichment. Read more...

AG Hawley Files Sunshine Lawsuit Against City of Bel Ridge


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 12, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office has filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of St. Louis County against the City of Bel Ridge alleging Sunshine Law violations. The lawsuit says the City of Bel Ridge repeatedly failed to provide the public with proper notice of closed meetings, repeatedly failed to document in its meeting minutes the specific statutory provision authorizing closed meeting sessions, and held closed meetings during which it discussed items that should have been open to the public. Read more...

AG Hawley Statement on Governor Parson’s Remarks to the General Assembly


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 11, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today issued the following statement following Governor Mike Parson’s address to the General Assembly: “Governor Parson did a great job tonight and he will be a great governor for Missouri,” Hawley said. “I welcome his leadership in Jefferson City and look forward to working with him for the betterment of Missouri.” Read more...