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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Court Orders Restitution, Civil Penalties against Dentist, Dental Practice in Illegal Medicaid Billing Case
  A Winsted dentist and his practice were ordered to pay $717,046 in restitution and civil penalties after a Superior Court judge found his conduct violated the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, also known as CUTPA, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.

Monday, August 08, 2016
AG Jepsen: States Reach $100M Settlement with Barclays for LIBOR Manipulation
  Under a $100 million multistate settlement agreement, Barclays Bank PLC and Barclays Capital Inc. will pay $93.35 million in restitution to government and nonprofit entities for its manipulation of a benchmark interest rate in the lead up to and early days of the financial crisis, Attorney General George Jepsen announced today.

Thursday, August 04, 2016
State Joins $125 Million Multistate Antitrust Settlement with Cephalon For Efforts to Delay Provigil Competition
  Attorney General George Jepsen announced today that Connecticut has joined 48 other states and the District of Columbia in a $125 million settlement with biopharmaceutical company Cephalon and its affiliated companies, including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA and Barr Laboratories. The settlement resolves allegations of anticompetitive conduct by Cephalon concerning its drug, Provigil.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on Connecticut's Antitrust Lawsuit Seeking to Block Proposed Anthem, Cigna Merger
  "Following this due diligence, it is our firm belief that, if allowed to proceed, this merger would substantially lessen competition for the provision of healthcare insurance services, in that it would have a negative impact on both the availability of competitively priced healthcare and the quality of care in the state of Connecticut."

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
State Settles with Psychiatrist who Allegedly Submitted False Claims to the Connecticut Medicaid Program
  A New Haven and Fairfield-based psychiatrist and her husband will pay $400,000 to settle a civil False Claims Act lawsuit originally filed by the Attorney General in June 2015 alleging that the couple engaged in a long term scheme to submit false claims for services provided to Medicaid patients in Connecticut. The settlement agreement was approved last week by a Hartford Superior Court judge, Attorney General George Jepsen said.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Attorney General Jepsen: State Consumer Protection Claims Settled in Agreement with Volkswagen over Emissions Fraud
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that, under a settlement with state attorneys general, Volkswagen will pay more than $570 million for violating state laws prohibiting unfair or deceptive trade practices by marketing, selling and leasing certain diesel vehicles equipped with illegal and undisclosed emissions defeat devices designed to circumvent emissions standards.