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2011 News Releases

2011 News Releases

Dec 29, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces settlements with major foreign LCD manufacturers in price-fixing litigation
Dec 23, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces settlement with GE Funding over illegal municipal bond derivatives scheme; Missouri entities eligible to receive more than $320,000
Dec 22, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues used car business for credit, title and warranty violations --seeks to shut down McMullen Auto Credit--
Dec 19, 2011
Attorney General Koster sends restitution checks to defrauded Joplin charities
Dec 19, 2011
St. Clair County man sentenced to prison on meth charge
Dec 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster offers consumers pointers to avoid holiday charity scams
Dec 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster says Monroe County jury finds man guilty of sodomy, child molestation
Dec 14, 2011
Greene County jury commits man as sexually violent predator
Dec 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Bates County double murder case
Dec 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster offers tips for safe online holiday shopping
Dec 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement in Medicaid fraud case
-- Company to pay state $15,000 --
Dec 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues fantasy sports operator for consumer fraud
Dec 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces national $58.75 million settlement with Wachovia over anticompetitive municipal bond derivatives scheme
Dec 8, 2011
St. Francois County man pleads guilty to murder; gets maximum sentence
Dec 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains restraining order against Florida telemarketer
Dec 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster joins other AGs in fight against robo calls to cell phones
Dec 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster says Greene County woman to be tried for Medicaid fraud
Dec 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster warns consumers about foreign lottery scams --MO Lottery director receives lottery scam solicitation letter--
Dec 6, 2011
St. Louis jury commits man as sexually violent predator
Dec 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster says Glasgow man found guilty of murder
Dec 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains restraining order against Florida telemarketer
Dec 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains injunction against Florida telemarketer
Dec 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues internet payday lenders for unlicensed lending to Missouri consumers
Nov 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster gets restraining order against Lawrence County compost business for clean water violations
Nov 22, 2011
Missouri to Receive More Than 13 Million in Settlement with Merck
Nov 21, 2011
Attorney General Koster honors second annual Justice Award winners
Nov 18, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains injunction against Malibu, California, couple for clean water violations in Audrain County -- state to receive $117,000 --
Nov 17, 2011
Scott County jury commits man as sexually violent predator
Nov 16, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains restraining order against Florida telemarketer
Nov 16, 2011
Attorney General Koster gets restraining order against St. Peters company for environmental violations
Nov 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster applauds Supreme Court decision to uphold law limiting strip clubs
Nov 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster asks legislature to consider strengthening Missouri’s mandatory reporting for child sexual abuse
Nov 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains preliminary injunction against St. Louis/Salt Lake City telemarketers
Nov 14, 2011
St. Louis jury commits man as sexually violent predator
Nov 9, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against vehicle extended service contract seller --state to receive $25,000--
Nov 9, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Ozark County stealing/burglary case
Nov 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster files criminal charges in Medicaid fraud case -- licensed clinical social worker faces 9 felony counts--
Nov 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster reminds prospective adoptive parents of online guide to help through adoption process
Nov 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Greene County Medicaid Fraud case
Nov 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Macon County CAFO for water pollution
Nov 2, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement with Ray County dog breeder
Nov 1, 2011 Consumer alert
Attorney General Koster warns consumers about fake StubHub email scam
Oct 31, 2011
Attorney General Koster joins other AGs in requesting federal funding to fight human trafficking
Oct 31, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Bolivar man convicted of murder
Oct 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster to argue case before the United States Supreme Court Monday morning
Oct 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against Schuyler County breeding facility owner
Oct 27, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Maushake case
Oct 27, 2011
Taney County woman found guilty of 7 counts of fraud
Oct 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement with St. Louis County in-home personal care company
Oct 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement in Medicaid fraud case -- Company to pay state $130,000 --
Oct 21, 2011
Attorney General’s Office reaches settlement with Pfizer, Inc. -- Company to pay state $102,000 --
Oct 19, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against Puerto Rico-based foundation for charity fraud related to Joplin tornado
Oct 18, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces conviction in St. Clair County murder case
Oct 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces judgment against Franklin County business for hazardous waste violations
Oct 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Gentry County business for underground storage tank violations
Oct 11, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against Joplin landlord for taking unfair advantage of tornado victims
Oct 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Taney County couple for underground storage tank violations
Oct 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against Georgia man in Joplin tornado charity fraud case
Sep 30, 2011
Jackson County jury commits man as sexually violent predator
Sep 29, 2011
Attorney General Koster launches Identity Theft Prevention and Repair website
Sep 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches agreement with 7-Eleven for air conservation violations--state to receive $25,000--
Sep 27, 2011
Attorney General Koster settles with New York telemarketing company for violation of no-call laws --state receives $10,000 settlement--
Sep 27, 2011
Attorney General Koster expands criminal prosecution in Maries County
Sep 26, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Jefferson County business for clean water violations
Sep 23, 2011
Attorney General Koster releases statement on review of Mamtek situation in Moberly
Sep 20, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Pemiscot County Medicaid fraud case
Sep 19, 2011
Audrain County woman sentenced to life for murder
Sep 19, 2011
Jeffery Thomure of Standard Monument Company Ordered to Jail for Contempt
Sep 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement with Greene County In-Home Personal Care Company
Sep 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains injunction against Pennsylvania telemarketing company
Sep 13, 2011
Attorney General’s Office to offer Sunshine Law workshops September 20
Sep 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Medicaid settlement with Maryland home health provider
Sep 7, 2011
St. Clair County man found guilty of methamphetamine/possession charges
Sep 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Cape Girardeau County couple for safe drinking water violations
Aug 31, 2011
Attorney General Koster files criminal charges in Medicaid fraud case -- St. Louis man faces 12 felony counts--
Aug 31, 2011
Attorney General Koster files criminal charges in Medicaid fraud case -- St. Louis woman faces 3 felony counts--
Aug 31, 2011
Attorney General Koster calls on backpage.com to “prove you are fighting human trafficking”
Aug 29, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Putnam County man sentenced to 45 years
Aug 29, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Ray County dog breeder
Aug 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Laclede County man for hazardous waste violations
Aug 17, 2011
AG Koster says office received more than 38,000 consumer inquiries through first half of 2011 -- office obtained nearly $2.5 million in restitution for victims --
Aug 16, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Pennsylvania telemarketing company --obtains injunction to stop calls to No-Call subscribers--
Aug 16, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains injunction against New York telemarketing company for violation of no-call laws
Aug 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster launches Canine Cruelty Prevention website
Aug 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster offers statement regarding 11th Circuit decision on Affordable Care Act -- Missouri only state in the country to file brief consistent with Court’s decision --
Aug 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Schuyler County dog breeder
Aug 9, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Hannibal murder case
Aug 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against second Lawrence County breeding facility owner
Aug 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster files criminal charges in Medicaid fraud case -- Greene County woman faces 6 felony counts--
Aug 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Pulaski County Medicaid fraud case
Aug 2, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Mt. Vernon couple for Medicaid fraud
Aug 1, 2011
Texas man found guilty of stalking
Aug 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster calls on Missouri sheriffs to continue work on methamphetamine laws --AG hopes Missouri legislature will consider prescription legislation again next year--
Jul 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces agreement with former broker
Jul 26, 2011
Attorney General Koster names ADA coordinator
Jul 25, 2011
Howell County jury commits man as Sexually Violent Predator
Jul 22, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces plans for electronic security/privacy summit
Jul 21, 2011
Camden County judge commits man as Sexually Violent Predator
Jul 21, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against companies for charity fraud related to Joplin tornado
Jul 19, 2011
Pemiscot County woman pleads guilty in Medicaid fraud case
Jul 14, 2011
Attorney General's Office takes first actions against dog breeder under new Canine Cruelty Prevention Act
Jul 13, 2011
Attorney General’s Office on site to help Joplin tornado victims --Koster outlines top five consumer complaints thus far--
Jul 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches agreement requiring defendants to return money and house taken from bequest to charity
Jul 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Joplin landlord for taking unfair advantage of tornado victims
Jul 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster says new domestic violence law will help protect victims
Jul 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces judgment against Valley Park business
Jul 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains restraining order against towing company for defrauding Joplin residents
Jul 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster says new auto service contract laws will transform industry -- consumers will know what they're buying; have reasonable time to cancel contracts --
Jul 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces $92 million national settlement with JP Morgan Chase for anticompetitive scheme that defrauded municipalities and nonprofits
Jul 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Oregon County man convicted of murder, arson
Jul 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Putnam County man convicted of burglary, assault
Jul 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against St. Louis County man for air conservation violations
Jul 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Clay County woman for air conservation violations
Jun 30, 2011
Attorney General Koster settles with Florida telemarketer --company to pay $25,000 to state--
Jun 30, 2011
Attorney General Koster signs agreement with Florida telemarketers over No-Call violations --telemarketers to pay state $25,000--
Jun 29, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement in Medicaid fraud case -- Company to pay state $74,000 --
Jun 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Lawrence County dog breeder
Jun 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster gets injunction against Lawrence County gas station for underground storage tank violations
Jun 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Caldwell County man for open burning violation
Jun 23, 2011
AG Koster, 11 other states, settle claims against "Old GM" -- settlement to fund national mercury switch recycle program --
Jun 23, 2011
AG Koster announces Missouri to receive $948,385 in pharmaceutical manufacturing settlement
Jun 21, 2011
Attorney General Koster files lawsuit against St. Louis-area meat processor--alleges butcher shop sold ground beef containing ground cow hearts--
Jun 17, 2011
Jackson County man pleads guilty to charity fraud
Jun 16, 2011
Attorney General Koster files criminal charges in Medicaid fraud case -- Crawford County woman faces 9 felony counts --
Jun 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces indictments in US Fidelis case
Jun 10, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains restraining order against towing company for defrauding consumers in Joplin
Jun 10, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues five gas stations for underground storage tank violations
Jun 9, 2011
Wright County woman pleads guilty to 4 felony counts in Medicaid fraud case
Jun 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster receives assurances from TV companies that their policies protect Joplin tornado disaster victims --Urges consumers with issues to call his office--
Jun 7, 2011
Attorney General’s mobile office in Joplin relocates -- mobile office joins state of Missouri office site --
Jun 6, 2011
AG Koster says major banks will meet today in Jefferson City to discuss ways to help Joplin homeowners
Jun 2, 2011
Attorney General Koster invites banking leaders to Monday meeting in his Supreme Court office -- purpose to discuss ways to help Joplin homeowners with mortgage and credit issues caused by tornado --
Jun 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster to open Joplin "mobile office" Monday
Jun 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster releases 11th annual report on vehicle stops
May 31, 2011
Marion County man found guilty of rape
May 27, 2011
Attorney General Koster reminds Missourians to give wisely following tornado in Sedalia
May 27, 2011
Attorney General Chris Koster issues warning on price-gouging following Sedalia tornado -- AG's office ready to investigate any price-gouging allegations; consumers can call 1-800-392-8222 with complaints --
May 24, 2011
Caldwell County man gets 10 years for domestic assault
May 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster gets court to shut down Lawrence County dog breeding facility
May 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Jefferson County woman for auto emissions inspection violations
May 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster urges Missourians to give wisely in wake of Joplin tornado disaster
May 24, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Springfield man for hazardous waste violations
May 23, 2011
Attorney General Chris Koster issues warning on price-gouging -- AG's office ready to investigate any price-gouging allegations; consumers can call 1-800-392-8222 with complaints --
May 19, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in cemetery theft case
May 19, 2011
Former Putnam County Ambulance District employee pleads guilty to felony stealing
May 17, 2011
Nurse's Aide sentenced to Five Years for Patient Abuse
May 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Knox County murder case
May 13, 2011
Jury commits Shelbina man as Sexually Violent Predator
May 13, 2011
Macon man sentenced to prison on meth
May 12, 2011
AG Koster repeats warning on Second Injury Fund
May 11, 2011
Dent County woman sentenced in child endangerment
May 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster joins multistate settlement with Hollywood Video and Movie Gallery
May 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Montgomery County sodomy, rape case
May 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against Sullivan County breeding facility owners --Milan couple to shut down dog breeding operation--
May 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces settlement in foreclosure scheme
May 5, 2011
Koster settles with pharmaceutical company in Medicaid fraud case
May 5, 2011
Phelps County man found guilty of murder
May 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces $90.8 million national settlement with UBS for anticompetitive scheme that defrauded municipalities and nonprofits
May 3, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Utah company for consumer fraud
May 3, 2011
Koster settles with Beverly Hills Pharmacy in Medicaid fraud case --Missouri to receive $500,000--
May 2, 2011
Jury commits St. Louis man as Sexually Violent Predator
May 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster asks Supreme Court to consider Birds Point levee decision
Apr 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster warns consumers about "storm chasers" scam
Apr 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster says Sony failed to warn consumers about Playstation network data breach --calls on company to ensure the financial protection of consumers--
Apr 27, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement with Caruthersville company in Medicaid fraud case --state to receive $375,000--
Apr 26, 2011
Attorney General Koster asks court to intervene in Birds Point demolition
Apr 25, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement with vehicle extended service contract seller--state to receive $125,000--
Apr 20, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in persistent drug offender case
Apr 20, 2011
Attorney General announces consent judgment against debt-settlement company
Apr 19, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces support for Proposition B solution --pledges resources for aggressive enforcement of dog-breeding laws--
Apr 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces conviction in St. Charles murder case
Apr 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches agreement with Greene County man for air conservation violations
Apr 12, 2011
Attorney General Koster files criminal charges in Medicaid fraud case -- Pemiscot County woman faces 6 felony counts--
Apr 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Hannibal woman sentenced to 20 years for identity theft
Apr 5, 2011
Attorney General Koster kicks off Alcohol Awareness Month with PSA urging kids to say “no” to alcohol
Apr 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Johnson County business for clean water violations
Apr 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Butler County man for solid waste violations
Apr 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Camden County man for safe drinking water violations
Apr 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Florida telemarketing company
--asks court to stop calls to No-Call subscribers--
Mar 31, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Harrison County sodomy case
Mar 29, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against Andrew County men for air conservation violations
Mar 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster says Montgomery County jury finds man guilty of sodomy, rape
Mar 24, 2011
Dent County woman found guilty of child endangerment
Mar 23, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against St. Louis man for air conservation violations
Mar 18, 2011
Texas County man found guilty of unlawful possession
Mar 18, 2011
Washington County man sentenced to 15 years
Mar 17, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces judgment against Hart Aero
Mar 17, 2011
Attorney General Koster files action for removal of Montgomery County prosecutor
Mar 17, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Butler County business owners for safe drinking water violations
Mar 17, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Jefferson County Medicaid fraud, forgery case
Mar 15, 2011
Juries commit Barry and Butler County men as Sexually Violent Predators
Mar 15, 2011
Jasper County woman sentenced in Medicaid fraud case
Mar 15, 2011
Attorney General Koster files felony charges against Marion County nurse’s aide
Mar 14, 2011
Attorney General Koster seeks injunction, penalties against city of Lebanon for Sunshine Law violations
Mar 11, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Florida telemarketer --asks court to stop calls to No-Call subscribers--
Mar 10, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces Missouri to receive $1.5 million in pharmaceutical company settlement
Mar 8, 2011
AG Koster announces favorable Appeals decision for the State Employees’ Deferred Compensation plan
Mar 8, 2011
Koster says settlement with banks over robo-signing should include mortgage mitigation for homeowners
Mar 8, 2011
Statement from Attorney General Koster
Mar 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action against St. Charles County landfill owner for water pollution
Mar 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Pettis County man for open burning violation
Mar 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces plea-sentencing in Pemiscot County Medicaid fraud case
Mar 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster takes action to shut down Springfield charity scam
Mar 4, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces sentencing in Hause case
Mar 2, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues to recover state property in Shannon County
Mar 1, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Franklin County business for environmental violation
Feb 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues New Madrid County man for underground storage tank violations
Feb 25, 2011
AG Koster announces top 10 scams for 2010 -- debt collectors lead consumer complaints --
Feb 24, 2011
Former Caldwell County employee pleads guilty to felony stealing
Feb 23, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Camden County man for clean water violations
Feb 22, 2011
Brandtonies sentenced in pre-need funeral fraud case
Feb 16, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement in Medicaid fraud case
Feb 9, 2011
Attorney General announces indictments against executives and associates of Greenleaf Companies and The Real Estate Company
Feb 8, 2011
Attorney General Koster releases recommendations to improve protection for domestic violence victims
Feb 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Camden County couple for clean water violations
Feb 4, 2011
Kenneth D. Tomlinson sentenced to three consecutive life terms plus 22 years --Tomlinson pled guilty to 22 counts related to sexual abuse of minors-
Feb 3, 2011
Attorney General Koster to represent the state in sentencing phase of Kenneth D. Tomlinson case -- Tomlinson pled guilty to 22 counts related to sexual abuse of minors--
Feb 3, 2011
Attorney General Koster reaches settlement with companies over workers’ comp violations -- companies to pay state $103,500--
Jan 28, 2011
Attorney General Koster urges consumers to guard against Internet snoops -- Data Privacy Day serves as a reminder to check privacy settings on social networks and wireless connections --
Jan 27, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Southeast Missouri gas stations for underground storage tank violations
Jan 25, 2011
Attorney General Koster releases recommendations to improve water quality at Lake of the Ozarks
Jan 24, 2011
Jasper County woman pleads guilty in Medicaid fraud case
Jan 21, 2011
Audrain County woman pleads guilty to child endangerment
Jan 18, 2011
Harrison County man pleads guilty to sodomy
Jan 18, 2011
Attorney General Koster, other states and DOJ reach agreement with Comcast-NBC
Jan 18, 2011
Attorney General Koster announces recommendations to address problems with ‘bad actors’ in the auto service contract industry -- calls for consumers to have information on what they’re buying; for sellers to be licensed --
Jan 13, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues Clark County Commission for Historic Preservation grant violation
Jan 11, 2011
Barton County woman pleads guilty to identity theft
Jan 11, 2011
Attorney General Koster sues St. Francois County man for safe drinking water violations
Jan 10, 2011
Attorney General Chris Koster issues statement on commutation of Richard Clay
Jan 10, 2011
Jasper County jury hands down guilty verdict in workers' comp fraud case
Jan 7, 2011
Attorney General Koster says consumers unfairly hurt in dispute between Mediacom and KOMU -- calls on Mediacom to compensate consumers appropriately --
Jan 6, 2011
Attorney General Koster warns consumers about storm-related price gouging

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