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Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum

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2009 Media Releases

December 2009

Dec 31 Settlement Requires Estate Planners To Pay $18,400
Dec 23 Spanish-Speakers The Target Of Fake Driving Permits
Dec 22 Kellogg Settlement Will Provide Nearly 500,000 Boxes Of Cereal To The Hungry
Dec 17 Oregon Attorney General Announces Cash-For-Clunkers Settlements
Dec 16 Press Advisory: AG Kroger To Argue Important DUII Case Before Oregon Supreme Court
Dec 11 Oregon Attorney General Announces Domestic Violence Prosecutor
Dec 11 Drug Kingpin Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison
Dec 9 Oregon Attorney General Announces Oregon's 20 Worst Charities, Consumer Tips For Charitable Giving
Dec 2 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Government Transparency Initiative
Dec 1 Oregon Attorney General Announces $95.5 Million Settlement Over Drug Pricing Scam

November 2009

Nov 30 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Tax Evasion Prosecution
Nov 25 Be Alert For Fake Civil War Tickets
Nov 23 Tips For Wise Internet Holiday Shopping
Nov 20 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Tax Evasion Prosecution
Nov 19 Oregon Department of Justice - OppenheimerFunds Agrees To Pay Oregon Families $20 Million To Settle Lawsuit Alleging College Savings Plan Mismanagement
Nov 18 Coos Bay Fugitive Sent To Prison For Child Pornography
Nov 17 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Environmental Enforcement Team
Nov 16 Attorney General John Kroger Announces $3 Million National Settlement With Internet Phone Service Provider
Nov 12 Oregon Department Of Justice Wins National Veterans' Award
Nov 10 Eugene Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges
Nov 2 Grandparent Phone Scam On The Rise

October 2009

Oct 28 Federal Grant Will Improve Child Support Collection For Oregon Employers
Oct 27 Multi-State Settlement Provides $112.7 Million To Former Students Of Defunct Helicopter Training School
Oct 15 Indicted Mortgage Broker Held On $500,000 Bail
Oct 14 Fake U.S. Census Scam
Oct 8 Medicaid Fraud Scheme Nets Prison Term for Ring Leader
Oct 8 Oregon Department of Justice Adopts Sustainability Measures
Oct 7 Former DHS Employee Ordered To Serve 20 Months For Medicaid Fraud
Oct 7 Final Tally: Oregon Law Enforcement Coalition Wins Total Of $31 Million In Federal Stimulus Grants
Oct 6 Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski And Attorney General John Kroger Urge Federal Government Not To Undermine Clinton Roadless Rule
Oct 5 Attorney General John Kroger Names Head Of New Civil Rights Program

September 2009

Sep 30 Press Advisory: Willamette River Paddle is on Thursday, Oct. 1
Sep 29 Department Of Justice Cracks Down On Fundraising That Deceptively Claimed To Benefit Search And Rescue Teams
Sep 28 Oregon Department Of Justice Convicts Two People Of Health Care Fraud Felonies
Sep 25 Mortgage Broker Indicted For Fraud
Sep 23 Coos Bay Fugitive To Be Arranged On Child Pornography Charges
Sep 17 Fake IRS Stimulus Checks
Sep 16 A 29-Count Indictment Accuses Bend Contractor Of Stealing More Than $1.5 Million From Over Two Dozen Clients
Sep 16 Yamhill County Charity Director Indicted For Embezzlement
Sep 15 Oregon Attorney General John Kroger Announces $33 Million Health Care Fraud Settlement With Pfizer
Sep 10 Mortgage Fraud
Sep 9 Attorney General John Kroger Wins Federal Grant To Fight Mortgage Fraud
Sep 2 Oregon Department Of Justice Helps Win Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement In History
Sep 1 Former Municipal Judge Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct And Sex Charges
Sep 1 Update: Former State Employee Accused Of Stealing Public Funds Is Arrested
Sep 1 Oregon Department Of Justice Receives $1.5 Million Federal Grant To Create Drug Crimes Strike Force

August 2009

Aug 31 Former State Employee Indicted For Theft
Aug 27 Attorney General John Kroger Cracks Down On Deceptive Law Enforcement Charities
Aug 26 Attorney General John Kroger Cracks Down On Loan Modification Scammers
Aug 25 Oregon Attorney General John Kroger Praises Holder Investigation
Aug 20 Delinquent Parents Arrested Across Oregon In Department Of Justice Led Sweep
Aug 18 Oregon Attorney General John Kroger Stops Sale Of Unapproved Electronic Cigarettes
Aug 14 Astoria Man Sentenced In Child Pornography Case

July 2009

Jul 30 Oregon Attorney General Stops Sale Of Unapproved Electronic Cigarettes
Jul 24 Repeat Drunk Driver Who Killed Four People In Crash Sentenced To Prison
Jul 23 Attorney General John Kroger Announces New Criminal Justice Chief
Jul 22 Madras Sex Offender Sentenced To Prison
Jul 16 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Consumer Protection Settlement With Dish Network
Jul 15 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Multi-State Pharmaceutical Settlement Concerning Slow Disclosure Of Negative Drug Study Results Of Vytorin
Jul 6 Press Advisory: AG Kroger and DEQ Lead Tualatin River Paddle Tour and Riverside Town Hall

June 2009

Jun 30 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Three Key Legislative Victories
Jun 24 Attorney General John Kroger Announces New Child Support Director
Jun 23 Company That Exposed Millions Of Consumer Credit Card Numbers To Hackers
Jun 22 Press Advisory: Adams Report Press Conference Today At Noon In Salem
Jun 16 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Conviction In Child Exploitation Case
Jun 15 Attorney General John Kroger Announces More Than $800,000 In Grants To Organizations Around Oregon That Work To Stop Violence Against Women
Jun 12 Morrow County District Attorney Elizabeth A. Ballard And Attorney General John Kroger Announce Aggravated Murder Indictment
Jun 8 iPhone Scam
Jun 5 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Major Drug Case
Jun 1 News Advisory: Kroger to Speak at Cybercrime Training Session

May 2009

May 29 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Settlement With Unlicensed Oregon Coast Contractor
May 29 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Signing Of Crime Victims' Rights Bill
May 27 Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order In Eastern Oregon Pollution Case
May 26 Attorney General John Kroger Announces $655,000 Grant To Fight Internet Sex Predators
May 21 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Oregon's First Law Enforcement Stimulus Grant: $1.9 Million To Fight Violence Against Women
May 20 Oregon And Federal Trade Commission Announce Crackdown On Deceptive Charities
May 5 Web Hosting Scam
May 4 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Settlement With LA Weight Loss

April 2009

Apr 30 Swine Flu Scams
Apr 29 Attorney General John Kroger Testifies In Favor Of Crime Victims' Bill
Apr 28 Attorney General John Kroger Praises Federal Government For Rescinding Bush Administration Regulation That Threatened Endangered Species
Apr 23 Free Gift Scam
Apr 22 Attorney General John Kroger Marks Earth Day By Announcing Creation Of Environmental Crime Reporting System
Apr 17 "Locked" Debit Card Scam
Apr 17 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Victory In Lane County Employment Trial
Apr 17 Attorney General John Kroger Praises EPA For Agreeing With Oregon And Other States To Reverse Bush Administration Decision On The Danger Of Carbon Emmissions
Apr 17 Yamhill County Couple Sentenced To Prison In Multi-Year Public Assistance Fraud That Spanned Three Generations
Apr 15 Attorney General John Kroger Cracks Down On Out-Of-State Charity Seeking Vehicle Donations
Apr 14 Oregon Corrects Record In Oppenheimerfunds Case
Apr 13 State Of Oregon Files Lawsuit Against Oppenheimerfunds To Recover Lost Assets In Oregon College Savings Plan
Apr 10 Watch Out For IRS Imposter
Apr 9 New Law Allows Attorney General John Kroger To Crack Down On Illegal Debt Collectors
Apr 8 Attorney General John Kroger Seeks Stimulus Money For Oregon Law Enforcement In Nation's Capitol
Apr 6 Bogus Legal Assistance Stopped
Apr 6 Homeowners Should Be Wary Of Loan Modification Offers
Apr 3 Health Care Imposter Shut Down
Apr 3 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Settlement With Daimler Trucks North America
Apr 1 Attorney General John Kroger Praises Upholding Of Contempt Charge Against Bill Sizemore
Apr 1 State of Oregon Takes Action Against Swiss Bank UBS

March 2009

Mar 31 Curry County District Attorney Everett Dial And Attorney General John Kroger Announce The Conviction Of A Former Curry County Mental Health Worker For Official Misconduct
Mar 26 Don't Fall For Phony McDonald's Survey
Mar 26 Canadian Business Banned From Oregon
Mar 26 Meth Traffickers Sentenced to Maximum
Mar 19 U.S. Department Of Justice Joins Oregon Lawsuit Against Bradwood Landing LNG Terminal
Mar 19 Attorney General John Kroger Demands AIG Disclose Bonuses
Mar 19 Parents: Watch Out For Spring Break Scams
Mar 18 Oregon Department Of Justice Sues Central Oregon Water District Over Mismanagement
Mar 13 Watch Out For Fake HUD Web Site
Mar 13 Meth Traffickers Convicted
Mar 11 Stay Away From Promotions That Offer "Free" Gas And Groceries
Mar 11 Initiative Petitioner Prosecuted For Signature Fraud
Mar 6 Economic Stimulus Scams
Mar 5 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Annual Top 10 Consumer Complaints
Mar 4 Press Conference On Top 10 Consumer Complaints For 2008
Mar 4 Homeowners Should Be Wary Of Loan Modification Offers
Mar 3 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Scam Alert Network

February 2009

Feb 27 Oregon Receives $6.2 Million From Tobacco Companies
Feb 26 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Technology Transfer Plan To Boost Economy
Feb 26 Reform Of Oregon's Technology Transfer Systems And Processes
Feb 25 Oregon Moves To Join Hanford Clean-Up Lawsuit
Feb 24 Law Enforcement Coalition Announces Plan To Fight For Federal Stimulus Grants
Feb 24 Federal Stimulus Money For Law Enforcement: $4 Billion
Feb 23 Law Enforcement Coalition To Announce Plans To Obtain Federal Stimulus Grant Money
Feb 18 Jury Duty Scam
Feb 13 Check Activation Scam
Feb 10 Bayer Sanctioned For Misleading Ad Campaign
Feb 9 Attorney General John Kroger Announces New Appellate And Litigation Chiefs
Feb 6 Attorney General John Kroger Testifies in Favor of Debt Collection Bill

January 2009

Jan 29 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Major Settlement With Countrywide Mortgage
Jan 29 Countrywide Settlement Fact Sheet
Jan 27 Attorney General John Kroger Announces 2009 Oregon Department Of Justice Honors Attorneys
Jan 23 Watch Attornery General John Kroger's Speech at The Skanner's 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Jan 23 Support the Creation of a Civil Rights Enforcement Unit at the DOJ
Jan 22 Salem Nursing Home Owner Convicted Of Stealing From Clients
Jan 21 Oregon Department of Justice Statement on request by Multnomah County District Attorney and Portland Police Chief
Jan 16 Attorney General John Kroger To Address Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Jan 15 Kulongoski And Kroger Challenge Bush Administration On Environment And Reproductive Freedom
Jan 15 Statement By Attorney General John Kroger On Bush Administration Challenges
Jan 15 Oregon Attorney General Announces Record-Breaking $8.9 Million Settlement From Pharmaceutical Giant
Jan 14 Oregon Wins U.S. Supreme Court Case On Criminal Sentencing
Jan 13 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Major Racketeering Conviction
Jan 12 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Settlement With Dell
Jan 8 Attorney General John Kroger Announces 2009 Legislative Agenda To Improve Law Enforcement And Protect Oregonians
Jan 7 Attorney General John Kroger Announces Legislative Agenda For 2009
Jan 7 Oregon Attorney General Receives $2.1 Million In Cephalon Settlement
Jan 6 Attorney General John Kroger Announces New Technology Transfer Plan To Boost Oregon Businesses
Jan 5 Attorney General Alerts Consumers: KB Toy Store Gift Cards Set To Expire January 11
Jan 5 Attorney General John Kroger To Announce New Technology Transfer Plan
Jan 5 Kroger Takes Oath of Office, Announces New Mission Statement For Oregon Department of Justice
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