The cover-up persists with the redaction of names of priests accused of sexual abuse in five dioceses
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General News
Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up
PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man injured by an errant sewer drainage cover claims that city’s agencies and state authorities were responsible for creating the conditions leading to his accident, while the state claims no control or responsibility for the accident site.
PHILADELPHIA – A motorist who was allegedly severely injured when her car fell into a sinkhole in South Philadelphia has sued the entities she believes are responsible for the negligence of maintaining the street where the accident occurred.
PHILADELPHIA — A tribal lender based in Montana and its former CEO don't want to testify in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's litigation over a lending group's alleged "rent-a-bank" scheme.
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Josh Shapiro Statement on PA Supreme Court Order to Release Grand Jury Report on Clergy Sex Abuse
Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued the following statement on an Order and Opinion by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, directing that a Grand Jury report on child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania be released.
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Shapiro Announces 15 Arrests in Statewide Medicaid Fraud Sweep
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced felony Medicaid fraud charges against 15 people in seven counties across Pennsylvania.
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: CASE UPDATE: Clarion Woman Sentenced to 9-18 Years in Prison for Drug Delivery Resulting in Death
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that a Clarion County woman was sentenced to 9 to 18 years in prison for her role in delivering fentanyl to a man who later died of an overdose.
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: CASE UPDATE: “Operation Car Wash” Crime Ring Leader Sentenced to Five to 10 Years in Prison
Organized Crime Ring Members who Fraudulently Obtained Thousands of PA License Plates Sentenced, Ordered to Collectively Pay $1.3 Million
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Shapiro: Montgomery County Insurance Agency Head Pleads Guilty to $97K Insurance Fraud, Ordered to Fully Pay Back His Victims
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the owner of a Montgomery County insurance agency who defrauded clients out of $97,000 in inflated premiums has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and made full restitution to the clients.
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: CASE UPDATE: Behavioral Health Worker Charged with $211K in Medicaid Fraud Involving Autistic Children Pleads Guilty
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that a Philadelphia behavioral specialist and mobile therapist charged with Medicaid fraud of more than $210,000 involving three different facilities has pleaded guilty in Delaware County Court.
PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge has granted a motion made by the attorneys general for 44 states, including Pennsylvania, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for a separate government track in a multidistrict antitrust case involving the pricing of generic pharmaceuticals.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed some claims filed by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro related to a “rent-a-bank scheme” allegedly conducted by a group of lenders.
NYU Law sending free help to 10 Dem AGs for environmental causes; Marcellus Shale group 'alarmed' at message
NEW YORK – Democratic state attorneys general, like Pennsylvania's Josh Shapiro, are getting free help from New York University School of Law to bolster their environmental causes, though a Commonwealth business advocacy group worries this results in important work being outsourced to an out-of-state entity.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said federal action to continue criminalizing marijuana despite the state’s legalizing of the drug for medical purposes amounts to a threat and an overstepping of authority.
HARRISBURG – Student loan provider Navient has filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by the state of Pennsylvania, calling it a copycat lawsuit that is "pointless" and legally deficient.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Companies that fund lawsuits can find themselves in the crosshairs of state regulators, and a recent New York Post article revealed that one such business has given tens of thousands of dollars to one of the nation’s most important public officials – who happens to have sued a competing company.
HARRISBURG – A former solicitor for the attorney general of Pennsylvania who claimed she was fired for making whistleblower reports on her bosses’ allegedly illicit activities has lost her third, and likely final, complaint in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
Passed in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, the Dodd-Frank Act (named for two controversial members of Congress) was a classic case of a cure worse than the disease.