BREAKING NEWS

AG Koster announces jury verdicts against Brandon Miller, Tony Caldwell, and Tri-State Holdings for consumer real estate fraud


Kansas City, Mo. (July 20, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today a Jackson County jury returned a decision against Tri-State Holdings, Brandon Miller and Tony Caldwell on three claims related to running a scam house-flipping business. The verdict means the defendants must provide at least $120,000 in restitution for 50 consumers they cheated.  Read more...

AG Koster files felony charges against Jefferson County man for defrauding consumers on roofing and remodeling work


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 14, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that he filed a criminal case against Donald J. Harralston in Jefferson County for multiple felony counts of financial exploitation of the elderly, stealing, and unlawful merchandising practices. Koster has joined with Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Forrest Wegge in prosecuting Harralston for defrauding Jefferson County consumers. Read more...

AG Koster reaches settlement with St. Louis car dealerships


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 12, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced he has reached a settlement with TaDarrell Qualls and his car dealerships, Top Quality Consultations Unlimited, LLC and Exclusive Imports, LLC, over allegations the Qualls and his dealerships violated Missouri’s consumer laws.  Read more...

AG Koster announces St. Louis personal care attendant sentenced for Medicaid fraud


Jefferson City, Mo.  (July 1, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that a judge has sentenced personal care attendant, Yvonne Conley, 55, of St. Louis, to three concurrent five-year prison sentences. The execution of those sentences was suspended, and Ms. Conley was placed on probation for five years and ordered to pay $25,000 to Missouri’s Medicaid program. Ms. Conley’s sentencing comes after her May 10, 2016, guilty pleas to two class C felonies of Medicaid fraud and a class C felony of stealing by deceit.   Read more...