Oregon DOJ News

Use of Deadly Force Investigation Involving Clackamas County Sheriff and Oregon State Police Concludes

The Oregon Department of Justice today announced the conclusion of a criminal investigation related to the use of deadly force by Clackamas County Sheriff Detective Daniel Ferguson and Oregon State Police Trooper Zachary Cole that resulted in the death of Derrick Dewayne Clark on June 18, 2022. Oregon DOJ was asked by Clackamas County District Attorney John Wentworth… View Article

Posted in Media Release on November 29, 2022

Beware of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams

Happy Thanksgiving! Sorry to interrupt your festivities, but right around the corner are the biggest shopping days of the year — Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The holidays draw millions of buyers every year looking to score deals, compete for hot products, and cross names off their shopping lists. We want you and your families… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on November 23, 2022

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces $3.1 Billion Settlement with Walmart over Opioid Epidemic Allegations

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a national Attorney General settlement with Walmart to resolve allegations that Walmart contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores. This is the first settlement with state Attorneys Generals involving opioids and a national pharmacy chain, and more pharmacy settlements… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Opioids on November 15, 2022

Google: AG Rosenblum Announces Largest AG Consumer Privacy Settlement in U.S. History

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today, along with 39 other state attorneys general, announced an historic $391.5 million settlement with Google over its location tracking practices. The settlement, which was led by Oregon AG Rosenblum and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, is the largest attorney general-led consumer privacy settlement ever. Because of Oregon’s leadership role in… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on November 14, 2022

Oregon Files Motion in Albertson’s/Kroger Merger Case

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s antitrust unit has filed a motion in support of the state of Washington’s lawsuit to stop the Albertson Companies Inc. from giving their shareholders a $4 billion dividend before a proposed merger with Kroger Co. can be reviewed by state and federal antitrust enforcers. Oregon’s proposed amicus brief states in part:… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on November 10, 2022