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For Immediate Release: Monday, September 13, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to preserve critical legal tools that help fight discrimination against people with disabilities. “People with disabilities have the right to be included in every part of our society,” said Attorney General […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 10, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today applauded a federal appeals court decision in Lindenbaum v. Realgy that upholds the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) robocall ban and allows state attorneys general to continue fighting robocalls. Attorney General Stein and Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita co-led […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today led a coalition of 23 attorneys general urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reinstate a rule on disparate impact liability that would protect people from discrimination in housing. Along with Attorney General […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 20, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060   (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today applauded a court decision in Napco v. Landmark that upholds the NC Abusive Patents Assertions Act, a 2014 North Carolina law designed to curb abusive practices by patent trolls, which are businesses that largely exist to bring patent […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced a historic $26 billion agreement that will help bring desperately needed relief to people across the country who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 28, 2021 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein is taking action to protect North Carolinians struggling to make their mortgage payments from unlawful debt adjusting and mortgage relief scams. He filed a lawsuit against California debt adjuster Michael Grinnell and his businesses, Home Relief Services and Amstar Services, and a second […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 NCDOJ Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 USAO MDNC Contact: Lynne Klauer 336-333-5351 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein and Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina Sandra Hairston today announced a $330,000 settlement to resolve allegations that Dr. George Osei-Bonsu, M.D., Palladium Primary Care, P.A., […]

We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to address the public health and economic challenges that have devastated communities across North Carolina. The North Carolina Task Force on Racial Equity in Criminal Justice is sponsoring technical assistance sessions to provide assistance on three funding solutions that address both criminal justice reform and COVID-19-related mitigation and behavioral health […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Contact: Laura Brewer (919) 716-6484 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Stein today announced a multistate settlement with Retrieval-Masters Creditors bureau, doing business as the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), to resolve an investigation into a 2019 data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 7 million people, including […]

Attorney General Stein is deeply concerned about addressing our criminal justice system’s shortcomings. That is why he is co-leading the state’s Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice and why he works to ensure we achieve ‘equal justice under law.’ Mr. Ochsner’s recent story about the State Crime Lab’s testimony about its microscopic hair […]