CT Attorney General
{Office of the Secretary of the State}
55 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 808-5318

(860) 808-5387
{News and Announcements}
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on PURA Draft Decision Approving United Illuminating Acquisition
  "I am particularly gratified that this approval paves the way for expediting remediation of the polluted English Station site in New Haven under a consent order negotiated by my office, working with Governor Malloy and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection."

Monday, November 23, 2015
State Officials: State Receivership of Amistad Schooner Ends with Dissolution of Amistad America, Inc.
  A state Superior Court judge has issued orders that bring to a close the stateís successful legal actions to stabilize the state's flagship by officially dissolving the now-defunct charitable organization, Amistad America, Inc., and ending a state receivership that has overseen the organization's primary asset, the Amistad schooner, since August 2014, state Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes and Attorney General George Jepsen said today.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
AG Jepsen: Court Orders Revocation of Pension of Former State Trooper Convicted on Larceny Charge
  A Superior Court judge has granted a state motion seeking revocation of a former Connecticut State Police trooper's pension following his conviction on a felony larceny charge related to his state position, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.

Monday, November 16, 2015
AG Jepsen: Connecticut Joins Settlement with Education Management Corporation That Forgives Over $100 Million in Student Debt and Changes Practices
  Attorney General George Jepsen state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris today announced that Connecticut has joined with 38 other states and the District of Columbia in a national settlement with the Education Management Corporation (EDMC), an operator of for-profit post-secondary educational institutions. The settlement significantly reforms recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgives more than $102.8 million in outstanding loan debt held by more than 80,000 former students.

Monday, November 16, 2015
AG Jepsen and Eight Attorneys General Call for Expedited Implementation of Chip and PIN Credit Card Technology
  Attorney General George Jepsen was joined today by eight fellow attorneys general from around the country in urging leadership of the nation's largest credit card issuers to speed up implementation of chip and PIN technology, which is widely considered a more secure means of processing credit card transactions than traditional magnetic -stripe payment cards and the chip-and-signature card process now being rolled out.

Friday, November 13, 2015
AG Jepsen: Connecticut Joins FTC and Pennsylvania AG in Enforcement Action against Alleged Tech Support Scam
  A federal court has granted a request to shut down a tech support scam operating out of Essex, Conn., and two locations in Pennsylvania that allegedly scammed consumers out of more than $17 million by pretending to represent Microsoft, Apple and other major tech companies, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.