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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to impose stronger protections against heavy-duty truck emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx) and other pollutants. NOx is a smog-forming pollutant that worsens asthma and other health problems. “Strengthening protections against dangerous […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein won a temporary restraining order against Burlington business Hits Tax & Bookkeeping Services (Hits), its owner Marvin Todd Hooker, and two other employees for allegedly unlawfully deceiving North Carolinians who were trying to apply for COVID-19-related financial and housing […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 16, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today won a judgment permanently banning Jason Dudley and his company, Jason’s Mobile Outboard Repair, from performing boat repair or related services or advertising or accepting payment for those services in North Carolina. “You cannot take money from people […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 16, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today joined a bipartisan nationwide coalition of attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief defending affordable drug prices in two cases. “No North Carolinian should be denied the medications they need to stay healthy because drug prices are too […]

Thursday, May 12, 2022 The powdered baby formula shortage is placing burdens on families with young children across North Carolina and the nation. The shortage is driven by a series of supply chain and other recall issues, so businesses and sellers may need to appropriately raise their prices. However, sellers cannot take advantage of the […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 51 attorneys general reach $141 million agreement with Intuit, owner for TurboTax, for deceiving people into paying for free tax services (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today won more than $4 million from Intuit Inc. (Intuit), the owner of TurboTax, for deceiving North Carolinians […]

(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a lawsuit against Dennis Daugherty, his Illinois-based company Green Lantern Services, and his North Carolina company Green Lantern Roofing and Restoration for defrauding North Carolinians who were attempting to repair storm damage after Hurricane Florence in 2018. “Dennis Daugherty saw North Carolinians struggling to rebuild their homes after […]

(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today urged Congress to pass the Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022. The legislation addresses gaps in support for public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associated with the high-risk nature of their jobs. “Most people instinctively run away from a crisis,” said Attorney General Josh […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 21, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 Contact: MacKensie Kvalvik MacKensie.Kvalvik@mail.house.gov 202-480-7954 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (RALEIGH) Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) and Attorney General Josh Stein today shared updates on federal and state efforts to support victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in North Carolina. […]

Thursday, April 14, 2022 Our office has received a report of scammers claiming to be from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) contacting North Carolinians on Facebook to try to steal their money. The scammers claim to be DHHS employees and ask people to pay them up front to win money. […]