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AG Hawley at Press Conference

On November 13, 2017, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his Office has issued an investigative subpoena to Internet giant Google, Inc., in connection with an investigation into the company’s business practices. Specifically, the investigation will seek to determine if Google has violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act—Missouri’s principal consumer-protection statute—and Missouri’s antitrust laws.

Press Release - AG Hawley Issues Investigative Demands to Google, Inc.

Fact Sheet: Google Investigation

Interview - Missouri Attorney General opens investigation on Google
Interview - Missouri AG: I want the facts about Google's data collection


On November 22, 2017, the Attorney General’s Office sent a letter to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi demanding that Uber take immediate action to notify all consumers affected by the Uber data breach, protect those consumers’ personal information, and prevent any future breaches. Read more about the Uber investigation here.


The Office is also investigating the Equifax Data breach. You can read more here.