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  • Missouri Attorney General’s Office Secures 125 Convictions Across Missouri Since 2019

    Aug 9, 2022, 15:02 PM by AG Schmitt
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that his team of special prosecutors within the Public Safety division of his office that aid local prosecutors across the state has secured 125 criminal convictions since January 3, 2019, when he was sworn in as Attorney General. These cases reflect pleas, jury verdicts, and bench verdicts.
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  • Missouri Attorney General Files Amicus Brief in Support of Ending Unlawful CDC Mask Mandate

    Aug 9, 2022, 11:59 AM by AG Schmitt
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that his office joined 22 other states in filing an amicus brief in Health Freedom Defense Fund Inc. vs. Joseph R. Biden, opposing President Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) interstate travel mask mandate. The attorneys general argue that the district court correctly vacated the federal mask mandate, which exceeds the CDC’s authority and infringes on each state’s ability to enact its own public health rules.
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  • $25 Million Returned to Consumers Defrauded by Next-Gen Sweepstakes Scheme

    Jul 29, 2022, 14:33 PM by AG Schmitt
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is sending payments to 244,745 consumers in the U.S. and abroad who were defrauded by the Next-Gen sweepstakes scheme that affected consumers in dozens of countries, including the United States and Canada. This victory comes after Missouri and the FTC’s 2018 complaint against the Next Gen defendants charged Kevin Brandes, William Graham, C. Floyd Anderson, and corporations under their control with sending tens of millions of deceptive personalized mailers to consumers around the world since 2013.
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