BREAKING NEWS

AG Schmitt Launches Opioid Initiative to Assist Lawsuit Against Manufacturers


St. Louis, Mo. (April 16, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt launched an initiative to help assist with the State of Missouri’s lawsuit against the major opioid manufacturers. In a press conference earlier today, Schmitt launched “Real Opioid Pain,” an initiative that asks Missourians to share how opioid addiction and abuse has affected them. These first-hand accounts may be used in the lawsuit against the major manufacturers of opioids. Missourians are asked to go to www.realopioidpain.com and share their story.  Read more...

AG Schmitt Announces Guilty Plea and Sentencing of St Louis County Contractor for Home Repair Fraud


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (April 12, 2019)  – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that Kelly Mullins, 56, pled guilty to fourteen counts including financial exploitation of the elderly, receiving stolen property, and unlawful merchandising practices in St. Louis County. Read more...

AG Schmitt Renews Dedication to Fight Violent Crime with Swearing In of Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys


St. Louis, Mo. (April 11, 2019) – Today, Attorney General Schmitt renewed his dedication to fighting violent crime and announced the swearing in of the five Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys for the St. Louis region through the Safer Streets Initiative. Schmitt announced the Safer Streets Initiative, an unprecedented cooperative effort with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, on January 22nd, and expanded the initiative to cover Springfield and Kansas City in mid-February. Read more...

Missouri Attorney General’s Office to Aid Consumers Affected by the Flood


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 8, 2019) - The Attorney General’s Office is joining with local and state agencies to help those affected by the devastating flood in Northwest Missouri. Investigators from the Attorney General’s office will provide resource materials with tips on selecting reputable contractors, avoiding price gouging, protecting personal information from identity fraud, and warning of other scams seen after natural disasters. Read more...