BREAKING NEWS

AG Koster obtains restitution for consumer victims of odometer fraud


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 24, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that Ashley Bolton was ordered by the Greene County Circuit Court to pay $94,416.29 to 45 consumer victims of an odometer scam. An investigation by the Attorney General's Office, the Missouri Department of Revenue and the Office of Odometer Fraud in the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration found Bolton misrepresented the actual mileage of vehicles offered for sale by his Excel Auto Group in 2011 and 2012. Read more...

AG Koster announces judgment against New Madrid County Medicaid provider


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 24, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today his office has obtained a civil judgment against Tina Hartlein, owner and operator of Caring Hands In Home Care, in Mathews, MO, for her company’s submission of false claims to Missouri’s Medicaid program. As part of the judgment, Hartlein has agreed to pay $115,298, which will be returned to Medicaid, along with $5,000 to cover investigative costs. Read more...

AG Koster requires Marion County trash hauling service to clean up its solid waste dump


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 23, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced an agreement that forces a trash-hauling service to clean up solid waste it had illegally dumped and pay a civil fine. Read more...

AG Koster announces additional $7 million recovered for environmental clean-up


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 22, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that Missouri has received another $7,124,000 million as part of the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation bankruptcy settlement. This is in addition to the $43.9 million Koster announced in February for the clean-up of contaminated sites in Kansas City and Springfield and for the state’s Natural Resource Damages program. Read more...

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