Oregon DOJ News

Attorney General Rosenblum Sues Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today sued Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for falsely and deceptively marketing its opioid drug in Oregon. The complaint alleges that Purdue deceptively marketed OxyContin to Oregon seniors, misrepresented the risks and benefits of the drug, and lied to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, all to maximize Purdue’s profits…. View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on September 13, 2018

Attorney General Rosenblum Statement on U.S. Federal Court Decision on AG Litigation Against Betsy DeVos’ Decision to Delay Borrower Defense Rule

Statement from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum: “We had a very big victory yesterday in federal court—and it’s a crucial one for students who have been defrauded by for-profit schools. The decision keeps President Obama’s ‘Borrower Defense Rule’, which gives federal loan forgiveness to students who were misled by a for-profit school.” The decision, filed… View Article

Posted in Media Release on September 13, 2018

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2018 Public Notice

NOTICE: The meeting previously scheduled for September 19 will occur on October 3 instead.  The Oregon Sunshine Committee is holding its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 3rd, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM in Hearing Room C of the Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301. The meeting will also be streamed live on… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on August 29, 2018

Beware: Con Artists Are Using Fake Oregon Department of Justice Documents to Steal Your Money and Identity

Scam Alert We heard yesterday about a new scam that is circulating the country, and it made us immediately concerned. At least one person has already lost her life savings! Once again, this one uses us — the Oregon Department of Justice — to try to scam its targets out of their hard-earned money. So, please keep… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on August 24, 2018

AG Rosenblum Leads Group of 29 AG’s to File Comments with Federal Trade Commission

AG Rosenblum Files Comments with Federal Trade Commission Highlighting State AGs Role in Consumer Protection. Today Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum led a bipartisan group of 29 Attorneys General in filing comments with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) highlighting the significant role State Attorneys General play in consumer protection, and asking the FTC to include… View Article

Posted in Media Release on August 20, 2018