Yearly Archives 2013

Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

The Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction are working together to give Montana students the opportunity to participate in state and national poster contests which focus on the theme: “Bring Our Missing Children Home.”

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As ‘Black Friday’ Nears, Attorney General Fox Reminds Montanans Gift Cards Don’t Expire

As ‘Black Friday’ Nears, Attorney General Fox Reminds Montanans Gift Cards Don’t Expire

As Montanans prepare for holiday shopping day on Friday, Attorney General Tim Fox reminds them that, under state law, gift cards and gift certificates from an individual merchant do not expire, despite what may be printed on them.

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Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Place Friendly UM-MSU Football Wager

Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Place Friendly UM-MSU Football Wager

Today, Montana Congressman Steve Daines and Attorney General Tim Fox entered into a friendly wager over the upcoming University of Montana – Montana State University football game.

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Attorney General Fox Urges Proper EIS Scope for Proposed Coal Export Terminal

Attorney General Fox Urges Proper EIS Scope for Proposed Coal Export Terminal

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem have submitted joint comments regarding scoping of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a bulk commodities export terminal in Longview, Washington.

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State, County Officials Seek Information in Case of Missing Kalispell Woman

State, County Officials Seek Information in Case of Missing Kalispell Woman

On February 14, 2013, Nicole Waller left Fairview, Montana to return home to her three young children in Kalispell. When Waller, 32, didn’t return, family members reported her missing; Waller’s vehicle, a maroon 1999 Ford Expedition, was eventually found on the side of Highway 2 outside of Poplar.

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Missoula Contractor Guilty of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Missoula Contractor Guilty of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

This morning, Missoula contractor Jared Allen Langley admitted in Lewis & Clark County District Court that the state could likely prove him guilty of felony Employer Misconduct for underpaying Montana workers’ compensation premiums for his roofing business.

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Attorney General Fox Announces Medicaid Fraud Case Successfully Prosecuted

Attorney General Fox Announces Medicaid Fraud Case Successfully Prosecuted

Attorney General Tim Fox announced that a Missoula couple who recently pleaded guilty to defrauding Montana’s Medicaid program will pay more than $22,000 in restitution.

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Attorney General Fox Announces KMart Corporation to Pay $2,550,000 In Multi-State Settlement

Attorney General Fox Announces KMart Corporation to Pay $2,550,000 In Multi-State Settlement

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana has joined with other states, territories, and the federal government and reached agreement with Kmart Corporation (“Kmart”) to settle allegations that Kmart submitted false claims and false statements through its Kmart Pharmacy Centers to the federal government, state governments, and territories for payments relating to partial fills of prescriptions.

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Attorney General Fox Asks EPA to Hold Coal Listening Session in Montana

Attorney General Fox Asks EPA to Hold Coal Listening Session in Montana

Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox asked U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to add Montana to the agency’s listening sessions on coal regulations.

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Attorney General Fox Encourages Montanans to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Attorney General Fox Encourages Montanans to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montana Department of Justice, local law enforcement agencies, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Montanans are invited to bring their unwanted medications for free, anonymous disposal at one of over 20 participating sites across the state.

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