BREAKING NEWS

AG Schmitt Announces Settlement with the St. Louis Housing Authority


St. Louis, Mo. (July 22, 2019) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that the office settled the lawsuit pending against the Saint Louis Housing Authority and McCormack Baron for violations of the Missouri Merchandising Protection Act and public nuisance claims. Read more...

AG Schmitt and Coalition of Attorneys General Announces Multistate Settlement of $600 Million from Equifax in Largest Data Breach Settlement in History


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 22, 2019) — Attorney General Eric Schmitt today announced that a coalition of 50 Attorneys General, comprising 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach. The investigation found that Equifax’s failure to maintain a reasonable security system enabled hackers to penetrate its systems, exposing the data of 56 percent of American adults and nearly half of the U.S. population—the largest-ever breach of consumer data. Read more...

Attorney General’s Office Obtains Habeas Corpus Denial for National Supermarket Gunman


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 18, 2019) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has successfully obtained a denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the case of Marvin Jennings, one of the men responsible for the robbery and murder of five employees at the former National Supermarket in St. Louis. Jennings was convicted of five counts of first degree murder, two counts of first degree assault, one count of first degree robbery, and eight counts of armed criminal action. Read more...

AG Schmitt Secures Three More Federal Indictments Through Safer Streets Initiative


St. Louis, Mo. (July 9, 2019)  – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has secured an additional three federal indictments in St. Louis through the Safer Streets Initiative. All three indictments, which were recently unsealed, were obtained by Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys (SAUSAs) deputized by the U.S. Attorney’s Office as part of the Safer Streets Initiative. Schmitt announced the first federal indictment obtained by a SAUSA on June 27th. Read more...