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Press Releases

  • Wayne County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2017 Murder

    Nov 25, 2020, 14:29 PM by AG Schmitt
    Today, the Attorney General’s Office announced that Joshua Oldham was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of probation or parole for the 2017 killing of Marshall “Luke” Helm. Oldham was also sentenced to 30 years for Armed Criminal Action and 10 years for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and all sentences will run consecutively. This case was handled by the Missouri Attorney General’s Special Prosecution Unit.
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  • AG Schmitt, Coalition of Attorneys General Reach Settlement with Home Depot Over Data Breach

    Nov 24, 2020, 15:43 PM by AG Schmitt
    Attorney General Eric Schmitt today announced that his office, along with the Attorneys General of 45 other States and the District of Columbia have obtained a $17.5 million-dollar settlement against Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot, resolving a multistate investigation of a 2014 data breach which exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million Home Depot consumers nationwide. The State of Missouri will collect $234,129.81 through this settlement.
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  • AG Schmitt Announces Resolution in Suit Against Two Kansas City-Area Homeowners Associations

    Nov 23, 2020, 15:13 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that his office has resolved the lawsuit against Country Club Homes and Crestwood Club Homes Association for failure to remove racially restrictive covenants from the Associations’ governing documents.
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