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

(860) 808-5318

(860) 808-5387
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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.

Monday, June 27, 2016
Attorney General and Department of Consumer Protection Warn Consumers about Crowdsourcing Scams
  The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) and the Office of the Attorney General are issuing a warning to Connecticut consumers about crowdsourcing scams. Crowdsourcing is a strategy that some people or organizations use to raise or solicit money for a charitable cause.

Friday, June 24, 2016
AG Jepsen Assumes Presidency of National Association of Attorneys General
  Attorney General George Jepsen was formally elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General at a ceremony held last evening during the organization's Summer Meeting, which was held this week in Burlington, Vt.

Friday, June 24, 2016
Attorney General Issues Proposed Final Decision in Greater Waterbury Health Network, Prospect Hospital Conversion Application
  The Connecticut Office of the Attorney General today issued its proposed final decision on the application for a joint venture between the Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. and Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. The proposed final decision approves the transaction, but places certain conditions on its approval.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Statement from AG Jepsen on Supreme Court's Refusal to Hear Gun Lawsuit Appeal
  "Sensible gun safety legislation works. The Supreme Court's action today in declining to hear this appeal affirms that the reforms enacted in Connecticut following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School were reasonable, sensible and lawful."

Monday, June 20, 2016
AG Jepsen: Connecticut Residents to Begin Receiving Refunds from eBook Lawsuit Settlement with Apple, Inc.
  Consumers in Connecticut will begin receiving account credits or checks on Tuesday, June 21, through the settlement of the eBook price-fixing lawsuit against Apple, Inc. brought by Attorney General George Jepsen and 32 other states in 2012.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Former Group Home Operator Agrees to Pay $1.5M to Resolve Joint State and Federal Investigation
  The state and federal government have reached a $1.5 million joint settlement with a former Connecticut group home operator to resolve allegations that the company submitted claims paid by Medicaid for interest expenses that were not allowable under the state's cost reporting guidelines, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.