AG: Tow company sued for price-gouging targeted truck drivers delivering emergency supplies
May 7Authorities in North Carolina have filed the state’s first price-gouging lawsuit against a towing company accused of employing predatory towing and booting practices during the coronavirus pandemic.
North Carolina joins push calling for PPP overhaul
May 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is one of 24 state attorneys general asking top federal lawmakers to revamp the Paycheck Protection Program.
NC Attorney General Stein urges Senate to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
May 7Attorney General Josh Stein on Monday urged the U.S. Senate to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which expired more than a year ago.
Attorney General Josh Stein Takes Legal Action to Protect North Carolina’s Clean Water
May 7Coastal Carolina Riverwatch applauds the decision by AG Josh Stein to challenge the proposed WOTUS Rules.
North Carolina AG Shares Resources For Law Enforcement During COVID-19
May 7Attorney General Josh Stein, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition have released new resources for law enforcement officers encountering people with addictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AG Stein warns against new schemes to steal your money amid coronavirus pandemic
May 7Scams related to the coronavirus are growing as criminals devise new and unique schemes to steal your money. “The crooks are out in force because this is a golden opportunity,” said NC Attorney General Josh Stein.
NC Attorney General now investigating 'predatory' towing practices against truckers
April 15Attorney General Josh Stein is now investigating five complaints of tow truck companies booting and towing truckers who are transporting food and critical supplies.
Stein: Scammers already phishing for NC residents’ federal checks
April 15He urged North Carolina residents to be on the lookout for strange phone calls, emails and door-to-door solicitors. People should be wary of falling for scams but also shouldn’t hesitate to contact the Department of Justice if they suspect something, Stein said.
North Carolina attorney general halts hotel, motel evictions
April 15Attorney General Josh Stein has moved to block the evictions of North Carolinians living in hotels and motels while the state is under a COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
NC Attorney General takes welcome action to ease financial pressure on struggling households
April 15In case you missed it, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein took some welcome actions late last week to help ease some of the financial pressures afflicting households across the state.