Oregon DOJ News

You’re Invited to Attorney General Rosenblum’s Elder Abuse Conference!

In Oregon, financial abuse costs older adults millions of dollars each year. And, with the estimated number of Oregonians who are 65 or over excepted to rise to 20 percent of the population by 2030, real money is on the line for Oregonians and their families. For the first time ever, you are invited to… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on October 19, 2021

Oregon Data Breaches Rise in 2021; Oregon AG Settles with CPA Firm

In recognition of October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Attorney General Rosenblum today released updated data showing an increase in data breaches reported to the Oregon Attorney General’s Office. For the first nine months of 2021, there have already been 131 breaches reported, as compared with 110 reported incidents in 2020. More incidents of ransomware attacks, or… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Privacy on October 7, 2021

Oregon DOJ Files Lawsuits Against Yamhill and Harney County Over Gun Safety Laws

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today filed lawsuits against Yamhill County and Harney County, asking Circuit Court judges in those counties to order that state gun safety laws remain fully in force – and fully enforceable. The lawsuits are in response to the adoption of ordinances in these counties that seek to nullify new statewide gun… View Article

Posted in Media Release on October 1, 2021

Beware of Job Scams

Recently, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum learned about several fake job postings targeting individuals interested in applying for jobs at the Oregon Department of Justice. These fake job listings are created by scraping legitimate websites, such as LinkedIn, and then substituting false information and embedding links which lead to website(s) that are used to harvest… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on September 18, 2021

Oregon DOJ Concludes Investigation Related to Use of Deadly Force by Former Tigard Police Officer

The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced the conclusion of an investigation related to the use of deadly force by former Tigard Police Officer Gabriel Maldonado that resulted in the death of Jacob Macduff on January 6, 2021.  The Oregon DOJ was asked by Washington County District Attorney Kevin Barton to assume all prosecution… View Article

Posted in Media Release on September 16, 2021