Atty. General Josh Stein leads 22-state coalition to fight discrimination in housing
2dAttorney General Josh Stein led a coalition of 22 attorneys general opposing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed changes to its Disparate Impact Rule.
Stein to DeVos: Help students burdened with unfair student debt
5dAttorney General Josh Stein urged the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to exercise her authority so students who were enrolled in schools that abruptly closed can obtain relief for their student debts.
NC Medicaid biller pleads guilty to health care fraud
5dAttorney General Josh Stein says that behavioral health services company owner Pamela Grace Faulkner pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud in the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Atty. General Stein: Courts shut down children-targeting vape companies in NC
October 11Attorney General Josh Stein announced that he has made significant progress in his lawsuits against e-cigarette companies VapeCo Distribution, Electronic Tobacconist, Electric Lotus, Direct eLiquid, Beard Vape, Tinted Brew, Juice Man, and EonSmoke.
Thousands of rape kits logged, tracked one year after N.C. starts tracking system
October 11More than 10,000 sexual assault kits were logged into North Carolina’s online tracking system in the first year. Last October, the state introduced the statewide system to increase accountability and decrease the backlog.
NC attorney general pushes for new tool to prevent domestic violence homicides
October 11Attorney General Josh Stein is pushing to further roll-out a tool to prevent domestic violence homicides.
In Greensboro town hall, N.C. attorney general warns seniors about fraud schemes
October 11“My office receives tens of thousands of complaints about scams every year, and a large percentage of them involve seniors,” Stein said. For an hour, Stein, Buser and Sluder addressed a number of schemes that affect seniors, ranging from contractors inflating their prices after…
Gov. Cooper signs Standing Up for Rape Victims Act into law
October 11"We need to send a clear message to survivors that the state of North Carolina cares about what happened to you," Josh Stein, NC Attorney General said. "A clear message to rapists that no matter how long ago you committed your crime, we are coming for you; and to the public that we will do e…
NC AG wins price-gouging lawsuit against Henderson business
October 11North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced on Tuesday that a judgment was issued in a price-gouging lawsuit against Henderson County resident Nicholas Downey and his company, Action Tree Pros, Inc.
More Powerful NC Memorial honors lives lost to addiction, overdose
October 11Attorney General Josh Stein launched the More Powerful NC Memorial to honor North Carolinians who lost their lives to addiction or overdose, in advance of International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31.