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Montana DOJ Seeks Representative of Commercial Motor Carrier Industry for Complaint Resolution Committee

Montana DOJ Seeks Representative of Commercial Motor Carrier Industry for Complaint Resolution Committee

The Montana Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership to the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee from a representative of the commercial motor carrier industry.

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Attorney General Fox Announces Multistate Settlement with CareFusion Corporation

Attorney General Fox Announces Multistate Settlement with CareFusion Corporation

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana has joined with other states and the federal government in a global settlement with CareFusion, a manufacturer of medical and surgical supplies and medical devices, to resolve civil allegations of unlawful marketing practices and the payment of kickbacks aimed at promoting sales of CareFusion’s surgical preparation solution, Chloraprep.

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Town Pump Partners with Montana Department of Justice in Human Trafficking Awareness Poster Campaign

Town Pump Partners with Montana Department of Justice in Human Trafficking Awareness Poster Campaign

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Town Pump has joined with the Montana Department of Justice to help raise awareness of human trafficking in the state. Beginning this month, all Town Pump convenience stores and casinos will display the poster created by the Montana Department of Justice as a requirement of HB 488.

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Attorney General Fox Urges Target Customers to Take Advantage of Free Credit Monitoring in Wake of Data Breach

Attorney General Fox Urges Target Customers to Take Advantage of Free Credit Monitoring in Wake of Data Breach

Attorney General Fox today urged all Montana residents who shop at Target stores to take advantage of one year of free credit monitoring being offered by the retail company in the wake of the massive data breach announced last month.

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New Veteran Designation on Montana Driver Licenses Now Available

New Veteran Designation on Montana Driver Licenses Now Available

Veterans now have the option of adding a “Veteran” designation to the front of their driver licenses or identification cards as of January 1, the Montana Department of Justice and the Montana Veterans Affairs Division announced today.

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Attorney General’s Office Offers Consumer Protection Tips Following Payment Card Data Breach at Target Stores

Attorney General’s Office Offers Consumer Protection Tips Following Payment Card Data Breach at Target Stores

After an announcement by Target that approximately 40 million customers using payment cards at its United States stores between November 27 — December 15 were affected by a data breach, Attorney General Tim Fox cautions Montana consumers to watch for fraudulent charges on their credit and debit card statements, as well as for scams purporting to help consumers.

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Attorney General Fox Announces $2.1 Billion Joint State-Federal Settlement with Ocwen Mortgage

Attorney General Fox Announces $2.1 Billion Joint State-Federal Settlement with Ocwen Mortgage

Ocwen Financial Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia, and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing, have agreed to a $2.1 billion dollar joint state-federal settlement with Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, 48 additional states and the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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Attorney General Fox Awards Chrome for Kids Grants to Three Montana Non-Profits Today

Attorney General Fox Awards Chrome for Kids Grants to Three Montana Non-Profits Today

This morning, Attorney General Tim Fox announced the three recipients of the first Montana Department of Justice Chrome for Kids Wish Fund grants at a Helena press conference. The grant funding came from sales of the department’s Motor Vehicle Division’s Chrome for Kids motorcycle license plate.

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Attorney General Fox Supports Proposed Nationwide Investigation of Patent Trolls

Attorney General Fox Supports Proposed Nationwide Investigation of Patent Trolls

Attorney General Tim Fox today announced Montana joined 42 other attorneys general in submitting a letter to the Secretary of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voicing strong support for the federal agency’s proposed nationwide investigation of patent trolls.

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Attorneys General Across Nation Ask Congress to Fund Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

Attorneys General Across Nation Ask Congress to Fund Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

Attorney General Tim Fox, along with 46 other state and territorial attorneys general, sent a letter https://doj.mt.gov/wp-content/uploads/TVPA-Final-Letter-to-CJS.pdf asking Congress to fund the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA).

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