BREAKING NEWS

AG Schmitt Secures $310,000 in Restitution for Financial Exploitation of Disabled Citizen and Medicaid Recipient


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 24, 2019) - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that Mary McDonald of Bismark, Missouri, was ordered by the St. Francois County Circuit Court to pay $310,000 in restitution for financially exploiting a disabled resident who was under McDonald’s care. This is one of the largest restitution amounts secured by Attorney General Schmitt since he took office.  Read more...

Missouri Attorney General’s Office to Help Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 23, 2019) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is partnering with local healthcare agencies, law enforcement, and federal agencies to take back unwanted prescription drugs. On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. representatives from the Missouri Attorney General’s Office will join the Missouri Western Interdiction and Narcotics Drug Task Force, Kansas City Police Department, Liberty Hospital, O’Fallon Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for the 17th National Drug Take Back Day, an initiative that provides a safe place for Missouri citizens to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Read more...

AG Schmitt Launches Opioid Initiative to Assist Lawsuit Against Manufacturers


St. Louis, Mo. (April 16, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt launched an initiative to help assist with the State of Missouri’s lawsuit against the major opioid manufacturers. In a press conference earlier today, Schmitt launched “Real Opioid Pain,” an initiative that asks Missourians to share how opioid addiction and abuse has affected them. These first-hand accounts may be used in the lawsuit against the major manufacturers of opioids. Missourians are asked to go to www.realopioidpain.com and share their story.  Read more...

AG Schmitt Announces Guilty Plea and Sentencing of St Louis County Contractor for Home Repair Fraud


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (April 12, 2019)  – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that Kelly Mullins, 56, pled guilty to fourteen counts including financial exploitation of the elderly, receiving stolen property, and unlawful merchandising practices in St. Louis County. Read more...