Jefferson City, Mo. (June 30, 2016) –
Attorney General Koster’s two new regulations aimed at protecting Missouri consumers from abusive debt collectors become effective today. The first regulation deems it unlawful to file suits on debt that is beyond the statute of limitations, has been discharged in bankruptcy, or has been declared void or unenforceable by a court.
Jefferson City, Mo. (June 29, 2016) –
Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that Missouri will receive more than $93,000 as part of a multistate million settlement with Genentech, Inc., and OSI Pharmaceuticals, LLC. The settlement resolves allegations that the two companies
made misleading representations to physicians and other health care providers about the effectiveness of the drug, Tarceva,
used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Jefferson City, Mo. (June 28, 2016) –
Attorney General Chris Koster announced Missouri’s participation in a settlement agreement totaling nearly $15 billion today with German auto maker Volkswagen and its U.S. affiliates. Missouri actively participated in the multistate investigation into VW’s design and installation of emissions-testing “defeat devices” in its Volkswagen and Audi 2.0 liter diesel vehicles, model years 2009 through 2015, and in its Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche 3.0 liter diesel vehicles, model years 2009 through 2016.
Jefferson City, Mo. (June 24, 2016) –
Attorney General Chris Koster announced that a Mexico, Missouri, man was sentenced today to 527 years in the Department of Corrections for child sexual abuse.