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Press Releases

  • AG Schmitt Sends Cease & Desist Letters to Three St. Louis-Area Businesses Selling Masks at Inflated Prices

    Apr 8, 2020, 13:32 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric served three St. Louis-area businesses with Cease and Desist Letters after receiving complaints that these businesses were selling face masks at inflated prices. The Attorney General’s Office investigation revealed that the prices charged by the businesses for N95 masks and “Medical Isolation Masks” were substantially higher than what the masks generally sell for in the marketplace and what the masks sold for pre-pandemic.
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  • Attorney General Schmitt and the Missouri Hospital Association Urge Missourians Not to Hoard Medical Supplies

    Apr 2, 2020, 15:19 PM by AG Schmitt
    As we move forward in the COVID-19 crisis and supplies are stretched to meet expanding needs, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Missouri Hospital Association President and CEO Herb Kuhn are urging Missourians not to hoard medical supplies.
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  • CONSUMER ALERT: Watch for Potential CARES Act Payments Scams

    Apr 2, 2020, 10:54 AM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is warning Missourians of potential scams that could target possible payments from the federal government to some Missourians as part of the recently passed CARES Act. While the money has not yet been disbursed to those who are eligible and won’t be for several weeks, federal agencies and the Missouri Attorney General's Office are monitoring potential scams that may try to take advantage of those payments.
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