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AG Koster announces terms of settlement allowing Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar's stores


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 2, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced the terms of a settlement that he and 16 other states have reached with Dollar Tree, Inc., following their review of the company’s proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. The merger combines two large national chains of deep-discount stores.    Read more...

AG Koster sues six contractors for defrauding consumers


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 1, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster took action against six home-remodeling companies for defrauding consumers who hired them for repair or remodeling projects. The companies are located in Jackson, Clay, St. Charles and St. Louis counties and St. Louis City.  Read more...

AG Koster releases statement regarding Missouri Supreme Court’s decision on Amendment 5


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 30, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster today released the following statement on the Missouri Supreme Court’s opinion upholding Amendment 5: “The Court’s decision recognizes the common-sense belief of Missourians that strong support of the Second Amendment and strong support of law enforcement need not be in conflict in our state. Read more...

AG Koster announces PayPal agrees to change user agreement regarding robo-calling of consumers


Jefferson City, Mo.  (June 30, 2015) – In a response letter to Attorney General Chris Koster, PayPal said it has agreed to change a controversial section in its user agreement that would have required all PayPal users to allow marketing robo-calls by the company. Koster had sent a letter to PayPal last Thursday saying that policy would violate a Missouri law requiring companies to allow customers to opt out of receiving companies’ marketing calls. The New York Attorney General’s Office and the Federal Communications Commission also wrote PayPal expressing concern. Read more...
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